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Kansas voters who put conservatives in charge are shaking their heads in disbelief. Lawmakers recently passed one of the largest tax hikes in state history rather than cutting spending.
Spanish-language television network Univision has cancelled its plans to broadcast Miss USA and Miss Universe after Trump — who owns the pageants — made harsh comments about Mexican immigrants.
NPR's Audie Cornish and Rachel Martin respond to listener letters about the Confederate flag.
The VA has seen an increase in demand for health care services all while facing a $2.6 billion budget shortfall. Officials told members of Congress Thursday it needs help in closing the budget gap.
Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana poses for a snapshot during a training sess...
In 2013, a newcomer from Colombia passed almost everyone else and came in second in the Tour de France. This year, many think he'll take home the winning yellow jersey.
Slupsk Mayor Robert Biedron (from left) and LGBT activists Marta Abramowicz ...
Poland does not allow gay marriage or same-sex unions, and is unlikely to amend these laws anytime soon. But the city of Gdansk elected an openly gay mayor and has hosted its first gay pride march.