The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 5:14 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Pope Francis visited a slum on Nairobi's northwestern edge Friday to press his call for adequate and dignified housing for society's most marginal, especially in burgeoning megacities like the Kenyan capital.

Updated at 4:55 AM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) " Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears spoiled Brett Favre's big night back with the Green Bay Packers.

Updated at 4:29 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)

Updated at 3:26 AM

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Updated at 1:48 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said...

Updated at 1:26 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) " Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys, pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina fans while gesturing to them with a wide smile.

Posted at 12:01 AM

Expectations could not be higher for the 2015-16 girl's basketball team at Leavenworth High School.Winning state championships does that.The Lady Pioneers have won two straight Class 5A state titles, and new leaders will be...

Posted at 12:01 AM

University of Saint Mary senior standout Imani Dixon is getting attention.And for good reason.Through the first six games of the season, Dixon is leading the Spires in several statistical categories.She is averaging 14...

Posted at 12:01 AM

Pleasant Ridge seniors Jagar Haack and Brennan Hollinger return as the only two starters from last year's team, but coach Drew Williams said help is on the way from the younger classes."We're a little young, but we have some guys...

Updated at 5:03 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " A black teenager shot 16 times by a white Chicago police officer was a ward of the state when he died, having spent years being shuttled between different relatives' homes and foster care from the time he was 3.

Updated at 5:01 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.

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