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Updated at 1:22 PM

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to the first in many confrontations over...

Posted at 1:01 PM

Test results from the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will tend to be lower than  from the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) administered the previous school year(s). Why might this be the case? CCSS has more rigor, thus making the...

Posted at 12:30 PM

A prison sentence is called "hard time" for a reason — there's nothing cushy at even the low-security prisons where many a VIP has done time. But with celebrity convicts in the news, including "Real Housewife" Teresa Giudice (she began her...

Updated at 12:12 PM

 After several months of investigation, the Newton police department seized more than $386,000 of methamphetamine in Newton. "This is the most I have ever seen in one place, and I have been...

Updated at 11:55 AM

manhunt was under way Tuesday for at least two suspects who shot and wounded two New York City plainclothes police officers responding to a robbery in the Bronx.

Updated at 11:19 AM

WALTON — Michael G. Ehss, 54, of Wichita is dead following a fatal accident at 6:04 p.m. Jan. 5 on U.S. 50  at Hillside near Walton. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the 2014 Toyota Camry...

Updated at 10:59 AM

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

Updated at 10:35 AM

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