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HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the scourge of sex trafficking a form of modern-day slavery that touches every state in the nation. They're working to draw connections between active investigations around the globe at a summit in Hawaii. Representatives from eight...
FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — Officials say seven Afghan military students in four different states have been absent without leave since earlier this month. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports U.S. Navy Defense Press Operations commander Patrick L. Evans said in an email Thursday...
JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster has released four years of tax returns, showing that his income has declined during his current term as attorney general. Koster's tax returns show an adjusted gross income of nearly $241,000 in 2012, more...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A recent study says the Kansas government could run on its cash reserves for only two days. The Wichita Eagle reports that that Pew Charitable Trusts analyzed cash reserves for all states at the end of the most recent fiscal years and estimated how long state...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has canceled a contempt hearing for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) after he agreed to concessions that will fully register and clearly notify thousands of people that they can vote in November. The ruling Thursday by U.S...
FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — Officials say seven Afghan military students in four different states have been absent without leave since earlier this month. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports U.S. Navy Defense Press Operations commander Patrick L. Evans said in an email Thursday...
SEX TRAFFICKING SUMMIT Prosecutors meet in Hawaii on international sex trafficking HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors from a dozen states and eight countries are meeting in Waikiki to talk about the global problem of sex trafficking. They're planning to share strategies for bringing...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Witnesses told police a racial slur that rekindled University of Missouri in Columbia unrest came from a white woman walking with a group of seemingly intoxicated students toppling trash cans. That account included in a report by campus police offers new...
JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster has released four years of tax returns, showing that his income has declined during his current term as attorney general. Koster's tax returns show an adjusted gross income of nearly $241,000 in 2012, more...
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation by fans at Yankee Stadium...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Europe is sending out some heavy metal to start the Ryder Cup — Justin Rose and his Olympic...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Europe is sending out some heavy metal to start the Ryder Cup — Justin Rose and his Olympic...
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott's Berry Farm to reopen a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon isn't going back on the field until he gets a tighter grip on his life. The suspended...