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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 10:44 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " The head of the Organization of American States called Tuesday for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body. President Maduro responded by saying he would take action against his country's opposition-controlled Congress. OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro said Venezuela had suffered "grave alterations of democratic order" and called...

Updated at 10:39 PM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) " Haiti's electoral authorities began deliberating Tuesday whether to annul the disputed presidential election and hold a new vote, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding what appeared to be...

Updated at 10:34 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " Trump University gave employees detailed instructions on how to entice people to enroll in its real estate seminars, from targeting people making at least $90,000 a year and choosing words of flattery that are most persuasive to...

Updated at 10:02 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " More than a dozen big checks flowed out of New York last week, bound for veterans' charities from Donald Trump. On Tuesday, he announced he had made good on his promise of last January to give the groups millions of dollars from a...

Updated at 9:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Justice Department pushed back Tuesday against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate and that complying with it could cost the government and taxpayers millions...

Updated at 9:14 PM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) " Alberta the dog doesn't bark or bite, and she's skinless and hairless, although she does bleed. Frankly, she is frightening to look at. But she apparently makes an excellent cadaver. Alberta is a canine made...

Updated at 9:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama is urging the public to prepare for the coming hurricane season and warning against what he says is a growing "complacency" when it comes to dangerous weather. Obama says people should have...

Updated at 9:06 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) " Police said Tuesday they are investigating the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and had to be rescued by a team that shot the 400-pound animal to death. Authorities said...

Updated at 9:01 PM

DENVER (AP) " A growing movement to remove laws against women going topless is headed to court in Colorado. A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday challenges Fort Collins' indecency code, which makes it a crime for women but not men to show their...

Updated at 8:53 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Crisis counselor Mandy Pifer has spent the last six years comforting people in the aftermath of death, including a woman whose sister killed herself with an electric chainsaw and an 8-year-old girl who found her mother shot to...

Updated at 8:50 PM

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) " Mohamed Abdelaziz, the head and co-founder of the Polisario Front independence movement in the Western Sahara, died Tuesday after a long illness, the group said. He was in his late 60s. The Polisario Front ordered a...

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