Kansas Legislature Special Session

Kan. ‘Hard 50′ bill goes to governor

The Kansas Senate has sent Gov. Sam Brownback a bill revising a state law allowing 50-year sentences in certain murder cases to fix a consti…

New hearing ordered in Montana rape case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former teacher sent to prison for 30 days for raping a student is set to return to court Friday because the sentenc…

South African gold miners go on strike

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South African gold miners are striking for higher wages in the latest blow to a once-robust industr…