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An active pattern is setting up that will bring chances for severe weather for parts of Central Kansas beginning tonight. According to the National Weathe Service, storms are expected to develop early Wednesday evening over west-central Kansas and track southeast overnight. They should impact most of the area. Severe storms will be possible tonight mainly for ...




Prince Charles' Brother-In-Law Dies Following Head Injury

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Ferry Diver's Search for Bodies 'Extremely Difficult' in Muddy Water

Divers trying to retrieve bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry are finding the job "extremely difficult," feeling their way through the ink-black water with their hands as they work their way through rooms in the ...

 
 
Astronauts Complete Spacewalk to Repair Computer on ISS

Two NASA astronauts completed a spacewalk Wednesday to fix a backup computer on the International Space Station.Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio were tasked with the job, which took just over an hour and a half.Accor...

 
 
Object of Interest Washes Ashore Amid Search for Missing Flight 370

An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia, and investigators are trying to determine if the object is related to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.According to a press release from Australian authorities, the item w...

 
 
Prince William and Duchess Kate DJ in Australia

Prince William and Duchess Kate have not missed a mark on their trip Down Under, and now the royals can say they have not missed a beat either.After spending a night alone at a luxurious resort near Uluru in Australia,...

 
 
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Jerry Moran is the former representative of the Big 1st District and a current Senator representing Kansas.
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Senator Jerry Moran: Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease, a devastating and irreversible...

 
 
Jerry Moran is the former representative of the Big 1st District and a current Senator representing Kansas.
Congress Will Not Fund U.N. Arms Treaty Implementation

In October 2009, President Obama reversed the policies of both President Bill Clinton and President George...

 
 
Congressman Tim Huelskamp represents the First District of Kansas. He serves on the House Committee on Small Business and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. He is also a member of the Republican Study Committee.
Sebelius Show Us The Numbers

It comes as no surprise that once again, ObamaCare continues to receive a less-than-enthusiastic response from...

 
 
New Poll Buoys Southern Dems’ Hope with Tight Senate Races

Senate Democrats in the South received some welcome news Wednesday from a New York Times-Kaiser Family Foundation poll showing tight U.S. Senate races in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and North Carolina. But the poll a...

 
 
Obama Dines on Sushi at Tokyo "Jiro Dreams" Shop

President Obama stepped off Air Force One in Japan apparently with an appetite for sushi.After a quick refresh at the Hotel Okura near the U.S. Embassy, Obama joined Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for dinner at a t...

 
 
White House Mulls Leaving Less than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

Although the Obama administration is still considering how many U.S. troops to leave in Afghanistan after 2014, there are reports that the residual force could fall well under 10,000.Some of the factors going into the ...

 
 
Democrats Greatly Outnumber Republicans as Commencement Day Speakers

A conservative watchdog of the nation's higher education system says that Democratic politicians easily outnumber Republicans when it comes to being invited to give college commencement addresses in May.Campus Reform s...

 
 
Veterans Group Slams Gubernatorial Candidate for Slamming Vet

Suddenly, the race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland has become a more interesting contest to watch.It has to do with state Attorney General Douglas Gansler apparently disparaging the military reco...

 
 
Broadened Clemency Rules Could Affect Thousands of Inmates

Prison inmates serving sentences for nonviolent crimes have been offered broader guidelines for seeking clemency, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.The new rules, only eligible to prisoners who have alre...

 
 
Cops Make Arrest in Yale University Shooting Hoax

Police in Connecticut have made an arrest in what turned out to be a costly prank at Yale University last November.On Wednesday, New Haven Police announced that they've arrested 50-year-old Jeffrey Jones in connection ...

 
 
Police Storm NY Home After Gamer Plays ‘Swatting’ Prank

A frightening scene erupted in suburban Long Island, N.Y., when dozens of SWAT team members charged towards a home on Tuesday after they received a call that an armed man with multiple victims was inside.Instead of fin...

 
 
Stowaway Spent 7 Hours Undetected Before Plane Took Off

A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in the plane before the jetliner took off.The teen, the son of a California cab driver, is a junior at Sa...

 
 
Pledge of Allegiance Prompts Lawsuit by NJ Family

A New Jersey family is suing their local school district, charging that the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance turn atheists into "second-class citizens."The suit filed this week against the Matawan-Aberdeen...

 
 
Chris Brown's Trial Postponed to Late June

After being postponed twice, Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault trial was expected to start Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Superior Court. But the trial has been delayed once again.  The Washington Post reports the ...

 
 
"Bachelorette" Contestant Eric Hill Dies in Paragliding Accident

One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman's season of The Bachelorette has died, his sister confirmed.Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in a para...

 
 
MTV Video Music Awards to Air Live from Los Angeles Forum

Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards became the first awards show to take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. This year, the show, which airs on Aug. 24, will be the first-ever awards telecast at the Los Angeles Foru...

 
 
Justin Bieber Apologizes Following Shrine Controversy

Justin Bieber has apparently learned his lesson.During a trip to Tokyo earlier this week, the singer stopped at the Yasukuni Shrine, then tweeted an homage to the shrine.Only problem was that the Yasukuni Shrine was fo...

 
 
Robin Roberts Tells Letterman She's 'Healthier and Happier'

Robin Roberts has watched Late Show With David Letterman countless times before. But the Good Morning America co-anchor had never appeared on the program. Not until Tuesday, when she visited Late Show to promote her ne...

 
 
Scientists Announced the Discovery of HIV 30 Years Ago

It’s been 30 years since scientists announced the cause of AIDS: a shifty retrovirus that would come to be known as HIV.More than 1,750 Americans had already died from the rare infections and cancers caused by th...

 
 
Most Bizarre Baby Name...Ever?

How far would you go to ensure your baby’s name stands out?At least five babies in the United States have been named Zzyzx, pronounced “Zay-Zix,” according to a check of Social Security Administration...

 
 
Tips on 'Spring Cleaning' Your Preparedness Kit

The words "spring cleaning" may conjure images of sparkling kitchen counters and dust-free closets, but there's another part of your life that could use a clean sweep too, according to experts in emergency preparedness...

 
 
Ryan Lewis’s Mom Opens Up on Living Decades with HIV

Musician Ryan Lewis is spearheading a fundraising effort to build medical centers around the world to provide comprehensive health care and specialized HIV/AIDS treatment for the needy, and it’s all because of on...

 
 
Family Raises $500K in 15 Days to Research Daughter’s Deadly Disease

When the O’Neill family threw themselves into fundraising to save 4-year-old Eliza from the fatal disease she was born with, they never guessed their viral video would reach people all over the world.They certain...

 
 
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