With Kansas officials voicing strong support for quickly rewriting the state’s “Hard 50″ criminal sentencing law, the biggest issue facing the Legislature’s leaders during its coming special session could be keeping lawmakers’ focus from wandering.
A talk radio host who invited a woman held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade to a music festival says he was as surprised as anyone when she showed up.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says she’s asking a court to freeze the assets of the editor of one of the country’s two major opposition newspapers.
Luisa Ortega Diaz targeted the editor of El Nacional, Miguel
Kansas residents may now carry switchblades, daggers and other types of knives in most public places without fear of arrest.
COLLETTSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Heavy rains that caused power outages and flash floods in western North Carolina were blamed for the death of a 10-year-old girl and disappearance of a 48-year-old man who were swept away while swimming
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It was late at night on Feb. 27, 2001, and Penn State’s then-president, Graham Spanier, one of academia’s most prominent administrators, typed a brief email to two other top administrators as they debated how
HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro says foes of Havana have tried to manipulate the case of Cuban armaments seized at the Panama Canal on a boat bound for North Korea.
The retired leader writes in a July 26
MIAMI (AP) — Retired Col. George “Bud” Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a prisoner-of-war in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain’s cellmate, has died at the age of 88, his widow
CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) — Only three years or so since first picking up the game of chess, 9-year-old Carissa Yip can already look down at 93 percent of the more than 51,000 players registered with the U.S. Chess
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed five people in the tribal region near the Afghan border.
They say two missiles hit the Shawal area of North Waziristan Sunday evening
Hunter Mahan has made the happy jump from tournament leader to proud father.
He announced the birth of his daughter Sunday, a day after he withdrew from the Canadian Open while in front after his wife went into
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hours before the Philadelphia Eagles put pads on for the first time under new coach Chip Kelly, tailgating fans gathered in parking lots and waited for the Linc to open its gates.
More than 65,000
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter returned to the New York Yankees’ lineup — again — with customary flair, making an immediate impact on a team desperate for power.
Jeter homered on the first pitch he saw from
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Frenetic campaigning entered its last stages Sunday for make-or-break elections in Zimbabwe on July 31 with both main contenders calling for their supporters to turn out in large numbers to cast votes.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Born in Pittsburgh 32 years ago, Amiir Farouk Ibrahim took a path to holy war in Syria increasingly traveled by tens of thousands of young Muslim men, counterterrorism experts tell the Tribune-Review.
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