Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advance
KIEV/ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Russian-backed rebels advanced to encircle a Ukrainian army garrison town on Monday in a new offensive that has again unleashed all-out war after a five-month ceasefire and brought threats of new Western sanctions against Moscow...
Obama ends day of Indian pageantry with $4 billion pledge
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion in investments and loans, seeking to release what he called the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership between the world's largest democracies...
Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be "absolutely destructive" blackmail...
If you ever wanted to know what really happens behind the scenes at the C.L. Hoover Opera House — Sunday was your chance. The Opera House held an open house Sunday, highlighted by tours of some ...click to read more»
As anyone who has worked with cattle knows, ranching is hard work. For some local ranchers, that hard work paid off. A few local ranchers received awards for their efforts at the annual meeting of the ...click to read more»
LAWRENCE — President Barack Obama is pitching a plan for universal child care at a liberal stronghold deep in Republican territory, promoting his Democratic party agenda while calling for less partisanship ...click to read more»
The new Irwin Area Community Hospital will open in 2015, according to Col. Risa D. Ware, Commander of Fort Riley's Irwin Army Community Hospital. That was the message she conveyed at Thursday's Military ...click to read more»