Industry and special interest groups spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers, according to a newspaper analysis.
Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.
A 40-year-old Topeka man is shot in the neck and a second was taken into custody after what police suspect could be a case of road rage.
A hearing on three articles of impeachment against the Democratic governor will take place on Wednesday.
Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.
Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight.
Lindsay Lohan says she suffered a miscarriage during the taping of her reality TV series.
House Majority Leader John Diehl says the chamber will vote on a measure that passed the Senate earlier this year. An affirmative House vote would send the bill to Nixon, who has expressed concern over the bill’s size and scope.
Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for students who want to attend better-performing schools in nearby districts.
A man was critically injured in a fiery crash early Monday in Prairie Village.
A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
Medicaid wont expand in Kansas anytime soon. HB 2552, which requires an act of the Legislature to expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act, has been signed by Gov. Sam Brownback, his office announced Friday.
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will make three public appearances Monday in Olathe, Paola and Ottawa. Hes expected to make short remarks at each stop and spend the rest of the time chatting with those who come out to see him.
Hoping to resolve a shortage of condoms that has sparked complaints around Cuba, the island’s public health system has approved the sale of more than 1 million prophylactics with apparently expired dates.
By now, at least half of them should be gone. Out of teaching within five years. Thats the national trend the first graduating class of the University of Missouri-Kansas Citys Institute for Urban Education was up against. Yet theyve made it. All of them.
Veteran runners arent getting big bucks in free-agency, and those in 2014 NFL Draft will get less guaranteed money the lower they are selected. The financial realities of the situation means that it behooves college running backs to get into the league as soon as possible so they can get their free-agency clock started.
The KCI Terminal Advisory Group appears ready to decide Tuesday or soon after on a specific terminal configuration for the airport’s future. The group is expected to recommend one of three options: major renovation of two existing terminals, renovation of two existing terminals with a central building connection, or construction of a new single terminal.
On Sunday, fresh off his first big-league victory last week, Yordano Ventura reminded observers of that fact he is only 22. Ventura stumbled through only four innings in an 8-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins. The Royals saw their five-game winning streak snapped and their budding young right-hander humbled.
On a chilly but sunny Sunday here, runners from around the world gathered the day before the 118th Boston Marathon. Here is what I am seeing less than 24 hours before we head to the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass.
Two Lawrence students danced with friends at their prom thanks to a couple robots.
Just where in the pecking order the Easter Bunny fits has always been something of a vexing conundrum. At Sundays 17th annual Spring Frolic and Egg Hunt in Hyde Park, longer lines formed for the petting zoo, the pony rides and snacks than for a visit with the Easter Bunny.
Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" added another $26 million to its coffers, according to studio estimates Sunday, while Depp's sci-fi thriller, "Transcendence," opened in fourth place with $11 million.
Amid complaints about the possibility of limited tickets for friends and families to attend a Topeka high school graduation where Michelle Obama is speaking, the school district announced that graduating seniors will be given up to six tickets each.