In this March 23, 2013 photo, police stand next to the bodies of Billy “Babyface” Jovel Mejia, 23, and Wilder Javier “Sadboy” Alvarado, 20, after they were found dead on the outskirts of the Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Each had a single 9 millimeter gunshot to the head, and their hands were tightly bound. Jovel was missing his right eye, Alvarado his left. Alvarado’s mother, Norma, said police had raided her home at least six times in search of her son. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)

Honduran police accused as death squads

In a country with the highest homicide rate in the world and where only a fraction of crimes are prosecuted, the victims’ families say the p…

Diamonds in Kansas

Diamonds in Kansas? Maybe

There are some very rare rocks in Kansas and it’s got hunters digging for diamonds.

Kansas Statehouse

New plan for Kan. judiciary emerges

Legislators who believe the Kansas Senate should have the power to confirm appellate court judges, including Supreme Court justices, have a …

Rep. Bill Bostow, D-Pownal, listens to debate on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. Debate over allowing Vermont doctors to prescribe lethal mediation to terminally ill patients who request it appears to be boiling down to a choice between two options. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Vermont House passes aid-in-dying bill

The Vermont House approved a measure Monday night that would allow doctors to provide lethal medication to terminally ill patients seeking t…

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Bowl for Kids Sake Final 15

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters has been challenged to raise $15,000 to match 15 children in 15 days with either Big Brothers or Big Sisters…