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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 6:58 PM

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) " Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was scheduled to speak to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the venue's entrance. Police in riot gear stood shoulder-to-shoulder to keep demonstrators back as they were pelted with eggs. The crowd chanted anti-Trump slogans in a rowdy scene reminiscent of protests that grew out of hand following a Trump rally in Southern California the...

Updated at 6:43 PM

LONDON (AP) " It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event. That's certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans. The cast...

Updated at 6:37 PM

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) " The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating...

Updated at 5:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week. The Food and Drug Administration granted the authorization Thursday to the test's developer,...

Updated at 5:47 PM

† There was a time four or five years ago when I took great pleasure in occasionally poking fun at Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, who frequently substitutes the vibes she's feeling for analysis of any hard political facts. She wrote,...

Updated at 5:43 PM

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) " The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake. Initially, university officials thought the light-up table...

Updated at 4:57 PM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " The Latest on the crash of a helicopter on an island off western Norway (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority says the crashed helicopter's flight recorders, the so-called black...

Updated at 4:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Allison Janney played a White House press secretary on "The West Wing." She got a chance to do the real thing on Friday. Janney won four Emmy Awards playing C.J. Cregg and now stars on "Mom," for which she also won an...

Updated at 4:55 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Vice President Joe Biden found common cause with Pope Francis on Friday at the Vatican for a global commitment to fund cancer research. Biden spoke at a conference on regenerative medicine and ended up sharing the stage...

Updated at 4:52 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) " Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory. Health Secretary Ana Rius said the victim is a 70-year-old...

Updated at 4:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate has confirmed an Air Force general to be the first female officer to lead one of the military's warfighting commands. By voice vote late Thursday, the Senate approved Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S.

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