Kimberly Perry, of the musical group The Band Perry, performs at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.…
In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 49) assist in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort, Sunday, April 6, 2014.  (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

Sick baby’s parents defend sailing trip with kids

The California parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a sailing trip around the world thanked military crews who rescued them from their stalled vessel on Sunday and defended their decision to sail with young children.…
This Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo provided by ABC shows, from left, featured guest co-host, attorney Sunny Hostin, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters and Gerald Schwartzbach, on "The View," during the career celebration all season featuring “The Year of Barbara,” a look back at many of her most notable interviews, originally featured on ABC’s “20/20." (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco)

Barbara Walters sets May 16 for exit

Barbara Walters plans to make her final appearance on "The View" on May 16, part of a daylong retirement celebration that will include ABC News naming its New York headquarters after her.…
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2011, file photo, Victoria Puerto checks her flight information and tickets near flight status boards at the Miami International Airport. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down

Researchers at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University compiled the report on airline quality from figures that the 15 largest airlines must report each month to the U.S. Department of Transportation.…
FILE - Governor Sam Brownback delivers the State of the State address on January 15, 2014. (AP Photo)

Governor to help launch tourism campaign

Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas tourism officials are planning an event in Wichita this week to launch this year's promotional campaign for promoting the state's destinations.…
Brown v BOE historic site

KU Libraries hosting Brown v. Board symposium

The University of Kansas is hosting a symposium in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court ruling on racial segregation.…