Tag: speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a Congress and a nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, just three…

North Koreans and outside observers expecting leader Kim Jong Un to make his traditional address on New Year’s morning instead were handed a new script that enhanced his unpredictable image. North Korea opened 2020 by…

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson signaled an end to Britain’s era of Brexit deadlock today, announcing a packed legislative program intended to take the U.K. out of the European Union on Jan. 31,…

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called today for Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies to urgently take measures to remove child porn from the web and prevent children from accessing pornography online.…

AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke Saturday night of the solemn duty of the House of Representatives to proceed with “prayerful and careful” inquiry into impeaching President Donald Trump, or risk losing…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will give a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University next month. Pompeo will speak Sept. 6 at McCain Auditorium. He has been secretary of state…

Every adult wishes they could recapture their youth, Iola High School graduating senior Jeremy Waldman told the Class of 2019 during commencement ceremonies Saturday. But time marches on, and the graduation ceremony is but one…

The juggernaut that is the Iola High School forensics team once again will field a full squad ? and then some ? at the upcoming state tournament in Topeka. Iola will take 16 entries to…

Over the course of 45 minutes — an eternity, really — Jerry Schemmel figured he was going to die. The date was July 19, 1989.  Schemmel, then 29, was aboard United Airlines Flight 232, along…

CANEY — The Iola High School FFA chapter pulled in several top medals at district speech and food science competitions hosted by Caney Valley High School Dec. 3. The Iola speech team finished in third.…