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TOPEKA — The shortage of affordable housing in Kansas will inspire the first comprehensive assessment of statewide residential needs in nearly three decades, state officials said. Gov. Laura Kelly turned to RDG Planning & Design,…

Flying ranks below grocery shopping and eating in a restaurant when it comes to the risk of contracting COVID-19 in a public place, a new study claims. It’s all in the ventilation and the protocols,…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Growing corn and soybeans will become increasingly challenging for Kansas farmers as the climate warms, according to a recent Kansas State University study. The study found that drought and heat are…

LONDON (AP) — Researchers at Imperial College estimate that 6% of England’s population — or 3.4 million people — have been infected by COVID-19, a figure far higher than previous findings. The estimate is based…

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said a new study could explain the extraordinary range that people experience with the novel coronavirus, from having no symptoms at all or a…

April, most experts say, is when we will see the coronavirus peak. Does that mean things will gradually return to normal afterwards? That is everyone’s hope. But recovering from the costs — both social and…

NEW YORK (AP) — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a…

SEATTLE — Sales of sugar-sweetened beverages at stores in Seattle dropped about 30.5% in the months after the city adopted a tax on such beverages, says a new study that also looked at sales at…

ORLANDO, Fla. — On Sunday night, a $1.5 billion spacecraft is scheduled take off from the Space Coast on a years-long journey that, if successful, will take the first-ever images of the Sun’s poles. It’s…

WICHITA, Kansas ? About 150,000 people in Kansas get their drinking water from private wells. How clean, and safe, is that water? Short answer: It depends. But new research suggests those wells deliver water tainted…