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A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

Posted at 7:00 AM

Defense attorneys for the former CIA officer convicted of giving classified information to a New York Times reporter urged a federal judge on Friday to sentence their client in line with the terms faced by other so-called leakers — noting that...

Posted at 7:00 AM

One story always goes viral from prom season but this one has a different twist to it: a straight guy asking his gay friend, who always organizes school dances but never gets asked, to prom.

Posted at 1:01 AM

 Storms were forecast and the day began overcast with a mist. Those storms, however, held off as the Apple Blossom Festival settled into the Harvey County Fairgrounds Friday evening. “This is a great...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Engineer David Church stood in the back of Newton Bike Shop Wednesday evening, showing interested people maps of what Newton could could look like with new and expanded bicycling corridors.A map showed what the different routes would look...

Updated at 12:00 AM

Halstead dropstwo to LyonsLYONS — The Halstead High School softball team dropped a pair of games to Lyons Friday in Central Kansas League play in Lyons.Halstead lost the first...

Updated at 11:04 PM

By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanWICHITA – The Bethel College women's tennis team ended the season with a second-place finish at the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament Friday at the...

Posted at 5:05 AM

On Friday night, Bruce Jenner made history by announcing on

Updated at 10:26 PM

By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanHALSTEAD — The Hesston girls' track team downed the Sedgwick Cardinals, while the Berean Academy boys edged host Halstead to win the team titles Friday at the 45th Conrad...

Updated at 9:03 PM

45th Conrad Nightingale Inv.Fridayat HalsteadGIRLSTeam scores — Hesston 90, Sedgwick 69, Marion 51, Pratt 50, Cheney 45, Haven 42, Douglass 34,...

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Suicide Squad director David Ayer has released the first official photo of star Jared Leto in...

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