New York Times
Trump Returns to Tough Talk on Immigration, a Day After Retreating on Family Separation
The president tweeted demands on Thursday — change the laws, build a wall, do not hire immigration judges — as his administration scrambled to execute his latest executive order....
Republicans Dislike Separating Families. But They Like ‘Zero Tolerance’ More.
In border states, Republican voters say that whatever sympathy they feel for children separated from parents is complicated by frustration over the flow of undocumented immigrants from Mexico....
White House Memo: In Trump’s America, the Conversation Turns Ugly and Angry, Starting at the Top
President Trump rails against undocumented immigrants as “murderers and thieves” who want to “infest our country.” Some of his opponents respond with rage....
The Billion-Dollar Business of Operating Shelters for Migrant Children
A look at the private contractors, some of them ex-military, that have been awarded millions in federal contracts to run detention centers and build tent cities for migrants....
Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families at border; Melania visits region
WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was directing federal agencies to begin reuniting children and parents who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border...
U.S. top court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage...
Supreme Court deems SEC in-house judge hiring unconstitutional
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday expanded presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected its i...
Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee
(Reuters) - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy....
National Public Radio
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It's time! Four Jayhawks hope to hear names called in tonight's NBA draft in New York
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, who has spent his entire 33-year coaching career in college basketball, has a phrase he uses for the way prospects view their chances at making it in the NBA when dr...
Tom Keegan: A 10-year look back at 2008 NBA draft
Even 10 years later, looking at who should have gone where in the 2008 NBA draft has a subjective element to it....
Self, Grimes discuss recruiting impact of FIBA Americas U18 Championship
Kansas freshman Quentin Grimes won't forget the locker room celebration anytime soon. Grimes, who spoke to reporters in Allen Fieldhouse Tuesday, described the scene after Team USA captured a gold med...
Tom Keegan: How Bill Self has grown as coach the past three years
Bill Self's basketball teams always have been known to play tough defense, but in recent seasons it sunk it to me that what they actually do best is play with an extreme degree of confidence offensive...
Notebook: Kyron Johnson shows why he's KU's fastest linebacker
Teammates describe University of Kansas linebacker Osaze Ogbebor as fast. And the 6-foot-1, 225-pound senior agrees with that assessment. Ogbebor even ventures to call himself the fastest linebacker a...
Potential AD candidates at Kansas forever a part of Oklahoma AD Joe Castiglione's tree
As the University of Kansas continues its search for a new athletic director, Oklahoma AD Joe Castiglione recently took time to discuss the characteristics of those groomed under him who may be in the...
Former Kansas WR Chase Harrell to transfer to Arkansas
Former University of Kansas receiver Chase Harrell has left the Big 12 for the SEC. Two months after making public his decision to leave KU, Harrell announced Tuesday his plans to enroll and play foot...
Summer workouts underway for KU football
Actual practices won't begin until early August, but a crucial stretch of preparation leading up to preseason camp began this week for University of Kansas football players. By Benton Smith...
UI requests dismissal of students' free-speech suit over protest fallout
Census: County's Asian population on the rise
West Nile shows up in Champaign County earlier than usual
Ruling due on Illinois-based Supreme Court case on union 'fair-share fees'
Illinois Public Media
Wichita promises fines for illegal fireworks. "This year, we are serious," mayor says
If you're planning on shooting off fireworks in Wichita this year, you better make sure they're legal. If not, you could face a $250 fine from the city. "This year, … ...
KBI looking for tips in Kansas man's death
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is asking for tips in the death of a Parsons man. He was found inside a home at 2612 Kimball in Parsons, the bureau said. … ...
Update: Sheriff's office investigating suspicious death of woman near Andover
A 41-year-old woman was found fatally shot in her home in northeast Sedgwick County on Wednesday night. Deputies were sent to the 3200 block of North 159th Street East … ...
For sale: Pieces of nostalgia and bits of Wichita history
Expect something of a Wichita history lesson walking through Henry Helgerson's warehouse sale. You will see 80 years worth of family business and Wichita nostalgia relics. Helgerson, who is a … ...
Marion County Record
Good deed changes opinion of law enforcement
When Peabody resident Linda Culp saw part-time Marion sheriff's deputy and Peabody officer Gary Slater approaching her house with a mower in tow, she was worried she was going to receive a citation. "...
Memory loss reverses roles of parents, children
The natural order of things is for a parent to raise a child, but sometimes that lifecycle revolves back to the child caring for an elderly parent. Patsy Torres knows all too well what it's like to c...
Tabor student begins reign as Miss Kansas
Tabor sophomore Hannah Klaassen, 19, hopes to increase awareness of mental health issues and raise money for Children's Miracle Network during her year as Miss Kansas. Klaassen, a psychology major, sa...
Small but dedicated crowd for Bluegrass at Lake
For Luanne and Terry Soukup of Goessel, Bluegrass at the Lake is an annual tradition. They attend each year. Their bluegrass-loving friends from other towns join them. Bob and Jeanette Johnson of Winf...