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Mar. 10, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

The Kansas City Star, March 9 Only Susan Wagle, president of the Kansas Senate, could make her fellow Republican Jim Denning look like Winston Churchill. What’s she done now, you ask? Publicly threatened the majority leader’s job for working with the Democratic governor, Laura Kelly, that’s...

Park Service to study designation for Dodona Manor

Feb. 26, 2020 3:46 AM EST

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service says it will study whether to grant affiliate status to the northern Virginia home of former Secretary of State George C. Marshall. U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Va., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., announced Tuesday that the Park Service...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Matthews apologizes for Nazi analogy to Sanders victory

Feb. 24, 2020 9:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized Monday to Bernie Sanders for comparing the Democratic senator's win in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi takeover of France. Matthews' self-described “bad” analogy deepened the discontent that the presidential candidate and his supporters have...

New 20 pound notes are displayed in front of a self portrait of JMW Turner during a photo opportunity at the Tate Britain in London, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. The new 20 pound note featuring the artist JMW Turner enters circulation on Feb. 20. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Artist JMW Turner replaces Adam Smith on new UK banknote

Feb. 20, 2020 7:25 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's new 20-pound (about $29) note went into circulation Thursday — one that replaces the image of a pioneering economist with a battered warship being towed away for scrap. The polymer banknote replaces a paper predecessor bearing the image of 18th-century economist Adam Smith....