Russia blocks U.N. statement on Ukraine as fighting escalates
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia prevented the U.N. Security Council on Saturday from criticizing statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in Ukraine, council diplomats said...
Boko Haram releases about 190 people in Nigeria's Yobe state
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian Sunni jihadist group Boko Haram released about 190 captives, who returned to their community in the northeast state of Yobe between Friday and Saturday, while other people were still being held, local and state officials said...
Obama, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important role in energy markets and the fight against Islamist militancy...
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»