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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress shipped a temporary government-wide funding bill to President Donald Trump on Friday, averting a government shutdown at midnight and buying time for on-again, off-again talks on COVID-19 relief. The bill, which…

Editor’s note: See more photos of Saturday’s mini prom. In a school year unlike any other, Marmaton Valley High School’s junior and senior classes were able to turn a springtime staple — prom — into…

When Jerrica Mueller learned her hair and tanning salon would be shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, she plunged into cleaning projects. The house. The garage. An outbuilding.  “It’s what I thought I needed to…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday slowed down the reopening of Kansas’ economy, ordering bars and bowling alleys to remain closed at least through the end of the month and keeping…

TOPEKA, Kansas — With the number of new coronavirus cases still rising steadily and the state’s economy stuck in reverse, Gov. Laura Kelly announced her plans for a phased-in reopening. The governor’s plan — essentially…

Iolans whose utilities are subject to be disconnected because of non-payment will have 15 days to get their accounts caught up once a state order prohibiting disconnections expires. City Council members on Monday set the…

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government was poised today to extend a nationwide lockdown for several more weeks, as health officials said Britain’s coronavirus outbreak — one of Europe’s worst — is nearing its peak.…

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson suggested Tuesday he he isn’t enthusiastic about working with other states to reopen their economies in a coordinated way once the coronavirus crisis has passed. “At the end of the day,…

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of millions of people hunkered down in government-ordered isolation today as borders slammed shut, schools and businesses closed and increasingly drastic restrictions on movement took effect. Others were scrambling to get…

Boeing, an icon of American manufacturing, suffered its first annual financial loss in more than two decades while the cost of fixing its marquee aircraft after two deadly crashes soared to more than $18 billion.…