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`30 Rock' Leads Emmy Nominations With 22 Bids

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Tina Fey's urbane sitcom "30 Rock" received a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations Thursday, while the '60s retro series "Mad Men" led the drama pack with 16 bids.

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Sotomayor signals support for Supreme Court TV

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Judge Sonia Sotomayor signaled an openness to television coverage of Supreme Court proceedings Thursday as she neared the end of three grueling days of questioning, all but assured of confirmation.

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Obama To Young: Aspire To Surpass Your Role Models

Posted: 07/16/2009 - President Barack Obama is telling the nation's oldest civil rights organization that government, families and neighborhoods must work together to improve communities.

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Sotomayor Signals Support For Supreme Court TV

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Judge Sonia Sotomayor signaled an openness to television coverage of Supreme Court proceedings Thursday as she neared the end of three grueling days of confirmation questioning on her way to all but certain approval.

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2 Black Boxes From Iran's Crashed Plane Recovered

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Investigators have recovered two black boxes belonging to a Russian-made jetliner that crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran, Iran's state radio reported Thursday.

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5 NJ Cops Shot In Gunbattle; 2 Suspects Dead

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Five Jersey City police officers were shot, and two of them are in critical condition, after a gunbattle that broke out when they approached a car connected to a robbery. Officials say two suspects were killed in the "terrible gunfight."

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Jobless Claims Drop, But Clouded By Auto Shutdowns

Posted: 07/16/2009 - The number of newly laid-off Americans signing up for unemployment benefits last week, and those using this safety net over a longer period, both plunged. But the government figures released Thursday were clouded by difficulties adjusting for temporary shutdowns at auto plants.

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Turn Back The Clock: Tom Watson Second At Open

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Last year, Greg Norman. This time, Tom Watson. Thirty-two years after his epic "Duel in the Sun" with Jack Nicklaus, Watson took advantage of pristine conditions at the British Open to shoot a stunning 5-under 65 on Thursday.

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Exchange Student Neglect Leads To Calls For Reform

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Carlos Villarreal, a Colombian, had signed up for a pricey study-abroad program that promised an "unforgettable year" in America. What he and many other exchange students in northeastern Pennsylvania got instead was a year filled with shabby treatment bordering on abuse.

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Fiesta Ride Belonged To Michael Jackson

Updated: 07/16/2009 - A carnival ride that is thrilling riders at this year's Fiesta Mexicana in Topeka was once part of Michael Jackson's Neverland Valley Ranch.

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Sumner Owners Say They Need More Time

Posted: 07/16/2009 - The new owner of the Sumner Elementary School in Topeka says he needs more time to repair some damage at the historic school.

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Rain Helps Corn Crops

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Heavy rain that drenched southeast Kansas earlier this week did some good for the region's corn crop.

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House Democrats Set to Vote On Health Care Bill

Posted: 07/16/2009 - House Democrats on Thursday pushed ahead with legislation that would deliver on President Barack Obama's promise to remake the health care system and cover some 50 million uninsured, despite concerns from their own party's moderate and conservative lawmakers that the $1.5 trillion plan costs too much.

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Man Shoots Robber

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A man shot another man who was trying to rob him early Thursday morning. Police are investigating the situtation.

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Police Shoot And Kill Man Near Capitol

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Police say a routine stop near the U.S. Capitol turned deadly Wednesday after a driver produced a weapon. Eyewitnesses say they heard multiple gunshots.

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Mike Huckabee to Visit Kansas Next Week

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The former Arkansas governor and Fox News commentator will visit Kansas next Wednesday, boosting the hopes of Tim Huelskamp.

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McCartney Rocks Ed Sullivan Theater

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Thousands packed the street outside the Ed Sullivan Theater to see Paul McCartney on the Late Show with David Letterman.

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