Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will formally announce his plans for the 2016 presidential race on July 21. The two-term governor, who leads one of the nation's premier swing states, is expected to formally join the crowded Republican primary field at an announcement set...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas' conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton calls the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a "lawless ruling" and says state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses. He warned in a...
VIENNA (AP) — Ah, Vienna. City of music. Crown jewel of the Holy Roman Empire. Birthplace of psychoanalysis. Home of the Lipizzaner stallions. And this week, host of the Iran nuclear negotiations. But along with the foreign ministers, their delegations and a horde of...
VIENNA (AP) — Ah, Vienna. City of music. Crown jewel of the Holy Roman Empire. Birthplace of psychoanalysis. Home of the Lipizzaner stallions. And this week, host of the Iran nuclear negotiations. But along with the foreign ministers, their delegations and a horde of...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since the state began holding statewide...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race for president next week, he'll do so as an underdog. The launch of the Republican governor's White House campaign is the culmination of years of groundwork that began even before his landslide re-election...
DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told conservatives Saturday that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalized gay marriage across the nation. The former Arkansas governor suggested that...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's father was a 1950s Cuban revolutionary who longed to slip into the island's eastern mountains and join Fidel Castro's guerrilla army. At 17, Rafael Cruz led a group of insurgents staging urban sabotage against Cuban dictator...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's watershed same-sex marriage ruling, he held it up as evidence that a "shift in hearts and minds is possible." Obama may well have been describing his own public trajectory on gay unions — a complicated...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial...
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman says passengers aboard a United Airlines...
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman says passengers aboard a United Airlines...
COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — Three Cherokee County employees face felony drug charges. Candy Harris, of Columbus, is...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 36-year-old Missouri man faces six years in federal prison for distributing more than $1...
DISABILITY SAVINGS Nixon OKs savings accounts for Missourians with disabilities JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new...