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Second Mega Millions Winner Claims Money

Updated: 01/03/2014 - California Lottery officials say the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.

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Politician Writes Letter Of Resignation In Klingon

Posted: 01/03/2014 - Call it boldly going where no politician has gone before. On Thursday, David Waddell used the Klingon language to write his letter of resignation from a town council in North Carolina.

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Study Finds Medicaid Expansion Increased Emergency Room Visits

Posted: 01/02/2014 - The latest research indicates that expanding Medicaid improves mental health and leaves patients more financially stable in the first two years. But it increases spending for hospitals, primary care and prescriptions.

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Kansas Honor Flight Plans 6 Flights During 2014

Updated: 01/02/2014 - Kansas Honor Flight is planning six more flights for veterans this year. The Hutchinson-based nonprofit group flies veterans for free to visit memorials in Washington D.C.

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New Yorkers Take Polar Plunge

Posted: 01/02/2014 - Members of the Coney Island Polar Bear and Ice Breakers clubs and other hardy swimmers stripped down to their trunks or dressed in costumes on Wednesday for the annual New Year's Day splash.

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New Years Eve Time Square Spiderman Big Screen Preview

Posted: 01/02/2014 - To help celebrate the ball drop, the latest preview for the upcoming sequel made its debut in Times Square on New Year's Eve, complete with a video introduction from 91-year-old franchise creator Stan Lee.

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Text And Driving A Risk, But Talking?

Posted: 01/02/2014 - A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous, as it has in other studies.

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Gay Couple Weds On Float During Rose Parade

Posted: 01/01/2014 - Amid protests, Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair exchanged vows New Year's Day in the first same-sex marriage during the Tournament of Roses Parade.

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Uncle From "Fresh Prince" Dies at 65

Posted: 01/01/2014 - James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.

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Big Bang Star Kaley Cuoco Weds Tennis Pro

Posted: 01/01/2014 - "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco is starting off 2014 as a Mrs. Cuoco's representative, Melissa Kates, says the actress wed tennis pro Ryan Sweeting in a New Year's Eve ceremony at a ranch in Santa Susana, Calif.

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Top Ten Science Stories Of 2013

Updated: 06/17/2014 - As 2013 draws to an end, a look back reveals a busy year in science. Archaeologists excavated ancient civilizations; rocket scientists explored far-flung corners of the solar system; and physicists peered into the very fabric of reality.

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Top Ten WORST Dressed Cities - Topeka Not Picked

Updated: 01/01/2014 - A real estate website has ranked the "Top 10 Worst Dressed Cities" and Topeka didn't make the list, however, Wichita is named as America's worst dressed city.

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Ready Or Not, ACA Coverage Begins

Posted: 01/01/2014 - After years of anticipation, coverage on the new Obamacare marketplaces finally begins on Wednesday. The new, expanded version of Medicaid also goes into effect in some states, and new consumer protections kick in.

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized

Posted: 12/31/2013 - A statement Tuesday night from the office of her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, said Barbara Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday.

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Obit: RIP, Light Bulb

Posted: 12/31/2013 - Farewell, traditional light bulb. As the clock strikes midnight, the light dims on your reign as the mechanical illuminator of human existence.

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World Wide Welcome For New Year

Updated: 01/01/2014 - With fireworks, dancing and late-night revelry millions around the globe welcomed 2014 on Tuesday, gathering for huge displays of jubilation and unity as the new year was arriving across the world's 24 main time zones.

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