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Kansas State Student Vies For Best Bagger Title

Updated: 02/10/2012 - The top grocery bagger in Kansas is gearing up to face off against the best baggers across the country in Las Vegas. 13 News caught up with the state champ to see how he's preparing for the competition.

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Mortgage Settlement Could Bring Billions in Relief

Posted: 02/09/2012 - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says $50 million will make its way here in the huge settlement approved today. 4,000 Kansans whose homes were improperly foreclosed on, receive $2,000 each for starters.

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Powerball Jackpot Up To $310 Million

Posted: 02/09/2012 - The big pot is up to $310 million for Saturday night's Powerball drawing or a cool $193.4 million if the winner decides to take the cash value.

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Missouri Teen Gets Life, In Slaying of Young Neighbor

Updated: 02/08/2012 - Nine-year old Elizabeth Olten was killed by her neighbor in Missouri in October 2009. Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder last month. She said she wanted "to know what it was like to kill someone."

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Big States Ready to Sign On To Huge Foreclosure Settlement

Posted: 02/08/2012 - New York and California will join nearly all the other states in a settlement with the nation's largest banks. It's aimed at helping homeowners struggling with loans bigger than the value of their homes.

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Team of Drillers Reaches Long-Buried Antarctic Lake

Posted: 02/08/2012 - Russia says its scientists have reached the lake under 2 miles of ice. The lake has been buried beneath a thick sheet of ice for millions of years, and scientists hope it can yield some clues about early Earth history. (This photo was taken in January 2009.)

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Another New Eisenhower Biography On the Way

Posted: 02/07/2012 - "Eisenhower in War and Peace," is the newest upcoming entry in the Eisenhower bio category, following Jim Newton's comprehensive look at Ike, released late last year. This one is penned by FDR biography author Jean Edward Smith. Here's an early preview.

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Komen Foundation's Handel Resigns After Planned Parenthood Fiasco

Posted: 02/07/2012 - Nearly 50,000 CREDO Action members signed a petition, and made hundreds of phone calls to the Susan G. Komen Dallas headquarters. Karen Handel resigned today, after last week's planned cutoff of funding to the health organization.

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Charles and Camilla To Lead Dickens Celebrations Today

Posted: 02/06/2012 - Today marks the 200th anniversary of the day Charles Dickens was born. Fans say the humanity and compassion of his writings in the 19th century, should renew our commitment to the disadvantaged today.

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Cuban TV Airs Castro Book Release Party

Posted: 02/06/2012 - The ex-Cuban president has just released his 1,000-page memoir. Cuban TV airs the first portion of 6-hour release party.

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Former White House Intern Details Affair With JFK

Posted: 02/06/2012 - Mimi Alford is now a 69-year-old grandmother. The alleged 18-month long affair took place in the summer of 1962, according to her book due out later this week.

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Veteran Actor Ben Gazzara Dies at 81

Posted: 02/03/2012 - Gazzara may be best known for his hit 60s TV series, "Run for Your Life." He's died of pancreatic cancer Friday morning in New York.

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"Our Boys" is Chosen As Selection for Kansas Reads

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Kansas Reads kicks off with the writer Joe Drape, who compiled the story of the Smith Center football team, "Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center."

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