James Tate is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. His “Selected Poems” was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1992.
Ariana Grande has apologized for a second time for licking doughnuts and saying “I hate America.”
“Minions” hits theaters this weekend.
“Go Set a Watchman” begins with Scout, otherwise known as Jean Louise Finch, returning by train to Lee’s legendary Maycomb, Alabama.
McDonald’s says some customers have complained that a talking toy included in recent Happy Meals uses curse words.
General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 crossover SUVs mainly in North America because the rear power lift gates can suddenly fall.
A Southwest Airlines plane has aborted a takeoff at Chicago’s Midway International Airport because of engine trouble.
The Confederate flag has been removed from a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse.
Debra Nichols said that Lily Nichols died Thursday afternoon at a Topeka hospital.
Bethany College, which has been running deficits for the past eight years, has been placed on probation by the commission.
A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for four men accused of killing a Salina teenager.
Scientists said an El Nino winter is coming together nicely, which could likely mean several drenching storms.
Scientists are releasing encouraging news on the drought.
FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the agency believes it stopped potential acts of violence.
Airbus flew its electric plane across the English Channel for the first time Friday
A federal appeals court in New Orleans was set to hear arguments Friday over President Barack Obama’s plan to protect some immigrants from d…
Swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California’s coast than they were in the 1950s.
Man admits to videotaping women in restrooms
KU responds this fall to recommendations from a university sexual assault task force
Chief spokeswoman says his recent executive order on same-sex marriage does not apply to local governments.
Legendary Quarterback Kenny “The Snake” Stabler dies at age 69 from colon cancer.
Incoming Cal-Berkeley freshman finishes with multiple rounds of 64 to win Trans-Mississippi title
A video of a homeless Florida man playing a piano on the streets of Sarasota, Florida helped him reconnect to his long-lost son.
A Clovis, New Mexico man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a sheriff’s deputy’s car while running around naked.
A crash on I-135 northbound near the 8th and 9th Streets exit Thursday morning injured four people.