A Kansas church notorious for its angry, anti-gay protests at military funerals will continue the controversial practice despite new restrictions in a bill passed by Congress that awaits President Barack Obama's signature.
Authorities closed a 25-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in Kansas on Wednesday after a man barricaded himself inside his motor home and made threats following a traffic stop, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.
A Pennsylvania high school says some students are separated by race, gender and language for a few minutes each day in an effort to boost academic scores, raising controversy over the historically contentious issue of segregation in schools.
At 79, Bill Bunten doesn't exactly understand the Internet boom. The Topeka, Kansas, mayor has an e-mail account, he said, but his assistants take care of most of his online communications and tend to search the Web for him.
Bank may be the dirtiest of four-letter words these days. A close second is the acronym TARP. Several top banks have taken billions of dollars in government aid from the Troubled Asset Recovery Program during the past few months but there has been little evidence that they have used the funds to boost lending to consumers and businesses.
Cargill announces it's scrapping plans for a $200 million ethanol plant near Topeka, Kan. A judge approves the bankruptcy sale of an unfinished ethanol plant in Canton, Ill.. And that was just Tuesday.
This past Saturday morning I found myself in a five-car caravan cutting across the Kansas plains with about 30 religious protesters. In the back of a truck, there were signs that read "Thank God for IED's" and "Thank God for Dead Soldiers."
It costs more to own a car in Detroit, an amazing $11,844 a year for a mid-sized sedan, than in any other city in the country, according to a new report comparing the cost of car ownership in various a U.S. cities.
Authorities late Friday said a Kansas woman who had a miscarriage earlier this year confessed to strangling a pregnant Missouri woman in her home and then cutting the baby from her womb -- a crime the local sheriff described as the most gruesome he had ever seen.
Rod Paige remembers it all too well -- the all-white school, two miles down the road from his own school in Monticello, Mississippi. The school that had everything his didn't. Two miles away, he says, that might as well have been 200.