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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 5:11 AM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) " Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates during a commencement speech that comes as she attempts to spotlight tribal youth in the final months of her husband's presidency. The first lady's commencement address Thursday at the Santa Fe Indian School is part of an Obama initiative aimed at removing "barriers to success" for Native American youth, who the White House says make up the nation's "most vulnerable population." The...

Updated at 5:10 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " The repossession agent showed up around midnight to a cul-de-sac in a small Utah city, his girlfriend a passenger in his company tow truck. As he backed up to a driveway to take back an SUV belonging to a woman who had...

Updated at 5:09 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " Image is everything in Dubai " even when fighting crime. Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports cars and SUVs over the years to complement their fleet of...

Updated at 5:04 AM

ISE, Japan (AP) " The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local): ___ China isn't a G-7 nation, but its official media is concerned...

Updated at 4:58 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. The lawsuit...

Updated at 3:07 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable. They rudely roughed up the Raptors again. LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on...

Updated at 3:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House reversed itself late Wednesday and approved a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors. More than 40 Republicans helped Democrats power...

Updated at 2:52 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House voted Wednesday to bar the U.S. government from future purchases of heavy water from Iran, undercutting the controversial nuclear pact with that nation and earning a certain veto threat on a key government funding...

Updated at 2:42 AM

ISE, Japan (AP) " Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies began their summit Thursday by visiting Ise Shrine, the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion " one of many...

Updated at 1:14 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate voted Wednesday to support a bill adding...

Updated at 1:06 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " The Latest on legislation naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture...

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