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PHOENIX (AP) — Family, friends and constituents will gather today at Arizona’s Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the state he…

MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding two Kansas deputies Tuesday and then turning the gun on himself has died, and investigators are try to unravel a motive for the shooting.…

Imagine that, in the course of a single year, a ubiquitous household item was implicated in the death of every man, woman and child in the city of Glendale, Ariz., America’s 87th largest city with…

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges on Monday affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina’s congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship. Acting under an order of the U.S. Supreme Court…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials didn’t notify hundreds of Wichita-area residents about contaminated drinking water in two neighborhoods for years. The state discovered dry cleaning chemicals had contaminated groundwater at a Haysville laundromat in…

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A museum in central Kansas is launching a new exhibit showcasing controversial men and women who had a lasting impact on the state’s history. The Salina Journal reports that the “Notorious”…

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Officials say faulty software caused a 12-hour delay in tabulating Johnson County’s election night results in the August primaries. Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker said Monday the problem is fixed…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s declaration of victory Monday in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raised at least as many questions as it answered. Can…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — For the first time in decades, the University of Kansas will not have a booth at the Kansas State Fair. A spokesman said the university decided to use more targeted efforts…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — It still feels like summer but Kansas officials want residents to start thinking about winter. Gov. Jeff Colyer on Friday signed a proclamation declaring September as Kansas Preparedness Month. The goal…