RECENT KANSAS EDITORIALS

The Manhattan Mercury, Feb. 15 Anti-gay legislation is not what level-headed Kansas is about We'd like to take up this space today...

TESTS SHOW MAJOR BREAK DIDN'T MAKE OHIO CITY'S WATER UNSAFE

Officials in Dayton, Ohio, say it seems the safety of the city's water wasn't compromised during a major water main break last week...

 
 
 

UNION: ADULT CASEWORKERS FACE INCREASED REPORTS

Maine's state employees' union says some of its workers are being overwhelmed by a spike in reports of abuse and neglect of adults...

WALMART TOPS 4Q EXPECTATIONS ALL AROUND

Walmart is beating expectations on profit and revenue, and e-commerce sales surged during the fourth quarter. Shares moved sharply...

 
 
 

MYSTERIOUS ATTACK CLAIMS LIVES OF 6 LLAMAS NEAR KENTUCKY ZOO

Authorities believe a "large animal" is responsible for an attack that killed six llamas on a farm near a zoo in Kentucky. Louisville...

QUARLES CAMPAIGN OFFERS CONTEST FOR GREEN WHOOPEE CUSHION

Kentucky's Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the "Green New...

 
 
 

A FLORIDA CELLPHONE SELLER OWES WORKERS $27,000 IN BACK PAY AFTER VARIOUS VIOLATIONS

An owner of Boost Mobile franchises in Pensacola burned the candle at both ends when it comes to keeping money it should have paid...

THE LATEST: MAY, JUNCKER TO MEET AGAIN ON BREXIT WEDNESDAY

The Latest on the Brexit negotiations : 12:25 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with EU Commission President Jean-Claude...

 
 
 

PROGRAM ALLOWS MONTHLY PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS IN DETROIT

Some homeowners in Detroit can set aside money each month toward their summer and winter tax bills instead of having to fork over the...

GERMANY'S MERKEL SUGGESTS RETHINK OF EU COMPETITION POLICY

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe may need to rethink its competition rules if it wants to create companies that can play...

 
 
 

GERMAN POLICE ARREST 2 BOSNIAN MEN WITH HAND GRENADES IN CAR

German police say they are investigating two Bosnian men suspected of breaking arms control laws after discovering a stash of hand...

VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION FEE LIKELY TO GO UP IN VIRGINIA

Virginia drivers are likely to pay more for vehicle safety inspections. The General Assembly has given preliminary approval to legislation...

 
 
 

3 FARM AND FOOD WORKSHOPS BEING HELD IN WEST VIRGINIA

The first of three workshops on entrepreneurial farming and food manufacturing is this week in West Virginia. West Virginia State University...

EU GETS HEAVY-DUTY ON POLLUTION: 1ST STANDARDS FOR TRUCKS

The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, to get polluting CO2 levels down....

 
 
 

TECH TO BOOST CITY'S ABILITY TO PINPOINT MOBILE 911 CALLS

The city of Washington, D.C., has partnered with a company called RapidSOS to better pinpoint the location of mobile 911 callers. The...

ASIAN SHARES GAIN ON HOPES FOR PROGRESS ON CHINA-US TRADE

Share benchmarks were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday as Chinese and U.S. negotiators geared up for trade talks in Washington this...

 
 
 

CHINA, IRAN MEET AMID EFFORTS TO PRESERVE NUCLEAR DEAL

The foreign ministers of China and Iran are meeting amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. China's Wang Yi met in...

LIZ WESTON: ARE YOU PICKING THE WRONG MONEY GOALS?

Setting smart, achievable goals is important if you want to take charge of your financial life. But many of us are surprisingly bad...

 
 
 

STUDY: STEEP TARIFF HIKES NEEDED FOR PORT OF ALASKA REPAIRS

A recent study says steep tariff hikes could be on the way at the Port of Alaska if the Municipality of Anchorage has to pay for repairs...

HSBC REPORTS NET PROFIT AT $12.6B IN 2018

Europe's biggest bank has reported its net profit jumped 30 percent in 2018 from the previous year to $12.6 billion. The London-based...

 
 
 



Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court Bench After Lung Cancer Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court Bench After Lung Cancer Surgery

The justice has been recovering at home since late December. She missed January's oral-argument days but participated in those 11 cases based on written briefs and transcripts... Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

President Donald Trump took a swing at California on Tuesday morning with tweets criticizing the state for leading the legal charge against his efforts to fund a border wall by... Read more ...

16 States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency Declaration

16 States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency Declaration

A coalition led by California has sued the Trump administration over its plan to divert billions of dollars to border wall construction. Read more ...

Karl Lagerfeld's last show

Karl Lagerfeld's last show

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died today at 85, leaving a rich fashion legacy. Though he didn't attend his final show last month for Chanel, his presence was... Read more ...

The life of Karl Lagerfeld

The life of Karl Lagerfeld

Read more ...

Li Li Leung is USA Gymnastics' next desperately needed savior

Li Li Leung is USA Gymnastics' next desperately needed savior

USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer... Read more ...