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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 8:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Scientists know the Zika virus causes devastating birth defects but they can't yet tell how big a threat it is or what to do about it. It's not just pregnant women who are worried " now it's touched baseball. Major League Baseball is relocating two upcoming games from Puerto Rico, responding to players' fears that they might get Zika in the U.S. territory and bring it home. Zika mostly is spread by mosquito bites, and so far that isn't happening in the mainland...

Updated at 8:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " New financial regulations would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, as part of a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers, the Obama administration announced on Friday. President Barack...

Updated at 8:45 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack by a gunman in a trial sharply criticized by international observers. The Istanbul court found...

Updated at 8:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " North Korea may be preparing for a nuclear test in the near future, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation said Friday. The website 38 North said commercial satellite imagery taken Thursday shows vehicles at a...

Updated at 8:39 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Doctors and nurses hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping habits for newborns and their caregivers. Temple University Hospital this week began giving...

Updated at 8:34 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " Donald Trump will testify after the presidential election on a class-action lawsuit that accuses the billionaire businessman and his now-defunct Trump University of defrauding people who paid up to $35,000 for real estate...

Updated at 8:33 PM

Andrew Kornfeld's red-eye flight to bring a prescription drug to Prince has been described by his attorney as a "lifesaving mission" to persuade the superstar to start treatment for addiction. Instead, the 26-year-old Californian found...

Updated at 8:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The top official at the Environmental Protection Agency said Friday the ongoing legal fight over regulating carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants won't delay the nation's accelerating shift to cleaner sources of...

Updated at 8:07 PM

LONDON (AP) " Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan, led London's mayoral race Friday, opening a lead over Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith that left him poised to be the city's first Muslim mayor. Labour...

Updated at 8:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Republican Donald Trump will hold a fundraiser to help New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pay off his own presidential campaign's debt and to raise money for the state's Republican Party later this month. The events mark...

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