Updated: 12/09/2013 - Kansas health officials say the state continues to search for ways to improve its infant mortality death rate.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - Kansas State Board of Education members will decide this week whether the state's new handwriting standards will encourage schools to make sure that fifth- and sixth-graders can write legibly in cursive.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - An attorney for former Kansas Attorney General Phil Kline is asking the Kansas Supreme Court to consider modifying a ruling that indefinitely suspended Kline's law license.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Kansas education officials are seeking dismissal of a federal lawsuit over new, multistate science standards filed by a group that claims the guidelines promote atheism and violate students' religious freedoms.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Two days of hearings in Kansas by a national health care oversight panel raised questions about the implementation of the state's KanCare system and the impact on Medicaid services.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - The U.S. economy added a healthy 203,000 jobs in November, topping the previous month's total and keeping the labor market on course for a slow but steady recovery although serious questions remain about the overall numbers.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - Kansas Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce says he'll push next year to strengthen the state's ``Hard 50'' sentencing law for convicted murderers.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - A Kansas rabbi urged people to ``put aside the darkness'' and bring light to the world, starting with the eight candles on a menorah lit during a Hanukkah festival at the Statehouse.
Updated: 12/05/2013 - An American teacher working at an international school in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi was shot and killed Thursday, a school official confirmed to CBS News.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - The Sedgwick County district attorney says law enforcement officers were justified in a fatal shooting that ended a 32-hour standoff at an apartment complex.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback says creating a new rural housing program may be on Kansas legislators' agenda next year because communities see it as important to attracting new workers.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - Amid doubts over his stewardship of the economy, President Barack Obama is putting a focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he pushes for congressional action and sets the domestic agenda for the remainder of his presidency.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - For two months, while HealthCare.gov underwent major technical repairs, President Obama and Democrats floundered: The president was increasingly apologetic for the stalled components of ObamaCare.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - About $10 billion in projected pension debts will be moving from the state of Kansas to the balance sheets of local governments thanks to a change in national accounting standards.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - The effort to get high-speed broadband in every school is getting a boost from the philanthropy of two technology gurus — Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates