Updated: 04/16/2013 - The White House has confirmed that Obama is planning an official event Friday at the University of Kansas.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Hugo Chavez' hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro says the election was fair and constitutional. Election authorities proclaim him president-elect, despite calls for a recount. The opposition candidate calls for Venezuelans to protest.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified to Congress on the president's budget. Released two days earlier, the budget included only a vague description of a controversial proposal that has grown more ambitious since Obama last floated it.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback has issued his first veto of a bill from this year's legislative session.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - Two of the leading Republican groups in Kansas are condemning a Saline County commissioner for using a racial slur in a public meeting.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - After months of lobbying, negotiating, and deal-making, the Senate today moved forward with a critical piece of the Obama administration's gun safety proposals, a modest victory for gun control advocates but just one small step toward enacting legislation that would more strictly regulate gun ownership in America.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback sent a letter to President Obama requesting a federal disaster declaration to assist 23 affected counties in recovering damages and clean-up costs from February snowstorms.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - Senators announced agreement on a bill which would expand background checks to cover firearm sales at gun shows and over the Internet.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - With debates on the budget, gun control and immigration looming, President Obama continues his outreach to Republicans, looking for more opportunities for cooperation with Republican senators when he dines with a host of them Wednesday evening at the White House.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - The Senate leaders says Democrats "bugged his office" to hear discussions of a strategy if Ashley Judd ran against him.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Overland Park Regional Medical Center says it chose Dr. Jeff Colyer for the Frist Humanitarian Award because of his public service and philanthropic efforts.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - A city council race in Ford City ended in a tie - and one candidate's wife was out of town on election day!
Updated: 04/09/2013 - The Obama administration calculates it is likely North Korea may test fire mobile ballistic missiles at any time based on the most recent intelligence showing it is likely Pyongyang has completed launch preparations, a U.S. official said.
Updated: 04/09/2013 - Former President Bill Clinton has finally joined Twitter
Posted: 04/09/2013 - A group of abortion rights activists delivered about 1,600 signed petitions to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's office urging him not to sign legislation that puts new restrictions on abortion.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - North Korea's 'bluff for rewards' history, as South Korea quietly prepares for attack.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - Kansas legislators are on a month long break, having left behind a budget still considered a work in progress and more possible changes to the state tax code.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - Former President Bill Clinton may have stoked more speculation about his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her potential run for president.
Posted: 04/06/2013 - Kansas legislators have sent Gov. Sam Brownback a bill barring cities and counties from requiring private contractors to pay union-scale wages on public projects.