The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 6:56 PM

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) " The family of a black drummer and public housing inspector killed by a plainclothes officer is demanding answers after he was fatally shot when his car broke down on a dark interstate exit ramp in affluent Palm Beach Gardens.

Updated at 6:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " With each upward degree, global warming will singe the economies of three-quarters of the world's nations and widen the north-south gap between rich and poor countries, according to a new economic and science study.

Updated at 6:55 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) " For many politicians, a prostitution scandal would be a career killer. But in Louisiana, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is a leading contender in the governor's race " with a campaign built on conservative values.

Updated at 6:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Europe and the Middle East seeking answers to the Obama administration's two most vexing foreign policy questions: violence and spiraling tensions between Israelis and Palestinians and...

Updated at 6:51 PM

LONDON (AP) " The latest news on the second day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Britain. All times local.

Updated at 6:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A House committee issued subpoenas Wednesday to five high-ranking officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs after the officials did not show up at a hearing on alleged manipulation of the agency's hiring system.

Updated at 6:49 PM

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) " Called to a meeting in the sanctuary of their church, teenage brothers Christopher and Lucas Leonard were told to stand and answer for what they had done.

Updated at 6:44 PM

BOSTON (AP) " The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced a five-year plan Wednesday to combat climate change but said it won't divest its $12.4 billion endowment from fossil fuels, despite pressure from students and a campus committee.

Updated at 6:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Wikileaks organization has posted material from what appears to be CIA director John Brennan's personal email account, including a draft security clearance application containing personal information.

Updated at 6:39 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " Federal biologists flying a drone have taken thousands of rich images of endangered Puget Sound orcas showing the whales are in good condition this year and that several appear to be pregnant.

Updated at 6:30 PM

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