Hawker Beechcraft says it will no longer pursue the sale of its operations to Chinese-based Superior Aviation Beijing Company.
ACT Scores Dropped From KS Report Card; New Portal For Reporting School Inefficiencies; Kobach Recall Effort
A Topeka resident formally launched an effort Wednesday to recall Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, but state law creates large hurdles to force an election.
Three school districts in Kansas have stopped using the official state assessment tests for student performance.
KS Officials Defend Science Standards; New KS Driver’s License; Applications For Court Vacancy Due Nov. 14
Kansas has unveiled a new driver’s license. The update includes new holograms and hidden images that can only be seen under an ultraviolet light.
Abrams, a Republican who has represented the 32nd District since 2008, says he would champion conservative principles if he is chosen Senate president.
Last Day To Register To Vote; School Board Reviews Science Standards; Mild Flu Season Expected
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Qusair is a strategically important town that lies between Homs, where the Syrian uprising began two years ago, and the Lebanese border. If President Bashar Assad's troops – reportedly backed by Hezbollah fighters — regain the town, they would control an important route from the coast to the capital, Damascus.
College students and recent graduates crammed the top floor of a tech hub in Nairobi for a competition built around the theme "Solutions for the Next Billion Mobile Users." Africa has more than 600 million mobile phone users (approximately 11 percent of the global total) – and the number is growing.
President Obama delivered a rare, very personal speech during the commencement ceremony at the historically black college.
Like the missiles on Saturday, the projectile missed neighboring countries. The U.S. called the launch "provocations."
The iconic Industrial Trust Tower in downtown Providence is empty for the first time in 85 years. Developers want to turn it into luxury apartments — and want the state and city to pay for it. But Providence — like the rest of Rhode Island — faces its own economic problems, as well as a recent failed investment.
The deal for the blogging site is designed to attract younger users to the ailing Web portal. The Wall Street Journal is basing its report on unnamed sources close to the situation.
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Republicans are trying to make political hay with the scandals.
Police shot Andrea Rebello, 21, while they were trying to free her from a man holding her hostage.
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