Updated: 05/05/2009 - ATLANTA (AP) -- U.S. health officials are no longer recommending that schools close because of swine flu.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL will stage 16 games this season to honor the American Football League, which turns 50 in 2010.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - LONDON (AP) -- Scientists unveiled on Tuesday what they hope will be one of the world's fastest biofuel vehicles, powered by waste from chocolate factories and made partly from plant fibers.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dom DeLuise, the portly actor-comedian whose affable nature made him a popular character actor for decades with movie and TV audiences as well as directors and fellow actors, has died. He was 75.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- It's like this: When you want a burger, you have to have a burger. In this state of mind, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took a short - but wholly noticeable - motorcade ride from the White House to Virginia and pulled into a small, independent burger joint called Ray's Hell Burger.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the U.S. wants to enlist Saudi Arabia in helping Pakistan stave off extremist threats from militants advancing on Islamabad.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Georgia man is recovering in Pittsburgh after becoming the first U.S. recipient of a double hand transplant.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) -- Black-turbaned militants roamed city streets and seized buildings in a northwestern Pakistan valley Tuesday as thousands of people fled fighting between the Taliban and troops that the government said could lead to an exodus of half a million people. The Taliban declared the end of their peace deal with the government.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico announced steps Tuesday to jump start an economy punished by the swine flu epidemic. Cinco de Mayo celebrations, however, will have to wait until next year.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - A carnival-like atmosphere was part of the festivities that surrounded Washburn University's announcement of the school's United Way Drive total.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - May 22 is ‘Don’t Fry Day.’ KDHE wants to remind people how prevalent skin cancer is in Americans and remind people to protect themselves from the dangers of the sun.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - Britain has published a list of people barred from entering the country, including anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps, who leads a church in Topeka.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - In an effort to balance the state budget, the Senate is debating a bill with a mix of spending cuts and revenue boosters to help balance the next state budget.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday that the economy should pull out of a recession and start growing again later this year.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - Jimmy Fallon's late-night show hasn't been on the air three months, but he's already got an award. The comedian was chosen as person of the year by the annual Webby awards for being "one of the most ardent online evangelists."
Updated: 05/05/2009 - Caution returned to Wall Street Tuesday ahead of results of the government's stress tests of banks.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Senate has canceled a debate on spending cuts and revenue-raising measures so members can try to come up with a compromise to balance Kansas' next budget.
Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a completed autopsy has determined Kayla Cox Bjorndahl, 21, of Clay Center, Kansas and Denham Springs, La., died by drowning. She was found in the Mississippi River Monday.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - It's a job that takes a very special person to perform, and Monday night the topic was battlefield nursing.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - Jardine middle school orchestra holds its spring concert.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - Motorcycle wreck in South Topeka.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - Peace Corps recruiter Elizabeth Durkin led a informational meeting to students at Washburn University.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - Local, state and federal health officials are remaining cautiously optimistic that the H1N1 virus won't be as bad as feared.
Updated: 05/04/2009 - 46-year old Andre Graham was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm to further drug activity. The case was among more than a dozen separate indictments unsealed in May 2007.