Nation Apr 22Kansas governor vetoes ban for transgender school athletes
The Democratic governor's action Thursday thwarted an effort by conservative Republican lawmakers to make Kansas the latest state with a GOP-controlled legislature to enact such a ban, with more than 20 considering it.
Politics Feb 18Bob Dole says he’s been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer
Bob Dole, a former longtime senator and the 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer.
Health Dec 20People over 75, essential workers next in line for vaccine
The developments occurred as the nation seeks to ramp up a vaccination program that only began in the last week and so far has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Politics May 03Biden wins Kansas primary conducted with all-mail balloting
Joe Biden overwhelmingly won a Democratic presidential primary in Kansas conducted exclusively by mail balloting by the state party because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Mar 18GOP pushes back on Kansas governor for closing schools
Conservatives said Kelly's order to close schools was an overreaction. The measure also would prohibit her from confiscating guns. Kelly hasn't suggested taking such action.
Politics Sep 06Pompeo could swing the Kansas Senate race, but will he run?
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't address speculation that he might run for the Senate in Kansas during a Friday college lecture in his home state, though some who attended left convinced it's still possible.
Politics Jul 08Kris Kobach launches U.S. Senate bid in Kansas
Nationally known as an advocate of tough immigration policies and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, Kobach launched his campaign amid tepid support from some Republicans who voiced concern that his recent loss in the governor's race could threaten…
Politics Jun 11Kansas Democrats are planning ranked-choice voting for presidential primary
The party is moving away from its more traditional caucuses, trying ranked-choice voting and allowing mail ballots to boost participation.
Nation May 01Kansas lawmakers fail to override governor’s abortion ‘reversal’ veto
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill requiring abortion providers to tell patients about a disputed treatment to stop a medication abortion after it's been started.
Politics Apr 26Kansas Supreme Court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban
The Kansas decision prevents the state from enforcing a 2015 law that could have greatly limited second trimester abortions. But even worse for abortion opponents, the ruling clears the way for legal challenges to a string of abortion restrictions approved…