KU lands transfer Malik Newman; father says he won’t bolt on Jayhawks

Former top basketball recruit Malik Newman is transferring to Kansas, a decision announced Friday but also partly the result of being impressed by a KU walkthrough earlier in the week. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard from Jackson, Miss., chose KU over Oregon, Western Kentucky and North Carolina State.

Attorney general won’t recuse herself in Clinton email case

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she intends to accept the recommendation by career investigators and prosecutors at the FBI and Justice Department in the case involving the handling of sensitive information stored on Hillary Clinton’s personal email server.

Fear of a female administration? We’ll see

The unsettling reality is that Donald Trump can get elected to the White House by being a jerk. Hillary Clinton cannot. Voters need to like female candidates more than they do male candidates. They can dislike a man running for office and still regard him as qualified and electable.

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Sam Mellinger tries to make sense of the Royals' historic home-road split

The Royals are on pace for more than 50 wins at home, and 50 losses on the road. Sam Mellinger tries to make sense of it.
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