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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has joined 18 other states in adopting a law requiring motorists to use caution around garbage trucks by making driver carelessness a fineable offense. A ticket for what is now…

A malicious virus first infected some local government computers in Finney County in late June. Officials there say that malware did not reach any election systems. But Vice President Mike Pence suggested otherwise this week…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a car plunged into the Kansas River and the body of her 5-year-old daughter was pulled from the water. The…

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says all five people on board were killed when a small passenger airplane crashed in northern Oklahoma on Saturday. The cause of the crash was not immediately…

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors hearing testimony that he never told his tax accountants about…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state ticket,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says Secretary of State Kris Kobach should pay out of his own pocket the more than $26,000 in sanctions imposed by a federal judge for his “contemptuous…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has set a fall trial date for a Wichita lawyer and a computer software engineer accused of plotting cyberattacks on websites critizing the attorney’s work. A court filing…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers pulled back on hiring in July, but the job gains were still enough to lower the U.S. unemployment rate a tick to 3.9 percent from 4 percent. Employers added 157,000 jobs…

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Secretary of State says that the now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud. Democrat Matthew Dunlap on Friday…