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MIAMI  —  Tens of millions of people who have chosen not to vote in recent U.S. elections could be headed to the polls this November in a massive wave that would change the look and…

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States and the Taliban said Friday they have agreed to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Legislature’s auditing division says state agencies have significant information technology security weaknesses and haven’t made progress since previous reports showed the same problems. The Topeka Capital Journal reports that…

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted felon was arrested after he tried to use a fake $100 bill to add money to a jailed inmate’s account. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office said an…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Environmentalists are struggling to get lawmakers to even discuss climate change as a serious issue in Kansas, where some leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature question the widespread scientific consensus that human…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One detailed how her father sexually abused her decades ago. Another recalled a priest fondling him as a teenager. And yet another remembered walking directly back to class after a priest…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump loyalist Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to back off his Justice Department’s original sentencing…

There’s not much Autumn Simpson is afraid of trying. “Oh, she’s fearless,” her mother, Tricia, notes. “She’s always been that way.” Simpson, 15, leads a typically busy teenager’s existence. The Marmaton Valley High School sophomore…

WICHITA, Kansas — On Aug. 16, the second day of the school year, students in the Burrton district felt the shake of a 4.2 magnitude earthquake. They knew exactly what to do: hide under their…

Spencer Ames doesn’t brag about his musical talents. “My mother always told me to be humble and kind,” the Allen Community College freshman said. “I don’t say much about my skills on the trombone. I…