A federal judge on Tuesday denied an emergency bail hearing for an Ohio teen accused of fabricating a hostage situation at a Manhattan elementary school and planning to bomb an Ohio high school.


The time to contain the spread of the coronavirus is now, U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall said, urging Americans to stay home if they are sick and decrease in-person social contact.

As the U.S. military begins pulling troops from Afghanistan because of a recent peace agreement with the Taliban, 1st Infantry Division officials at Fort Riley said Tuesday they have not received orders modifying the deployment schedule of its soldiers.

The U.S. Senate this month moved forward with a bill that, if passed, will guide operations at the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, a federal animal disease lab under construction in Manhattan.

Ascension Via Christi and Google are working to create a digital portfolio to store patients’ information, which they said would revolutionize quality of care, but the initiative has received backlash.

Taking care of people with pre-existing conditions is a focal point for U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall as he leads a Republican Study Committee task force that issued its own health care plan.

Kansas Task Force 1, a search and rescue team comprised of members of multiple Kansas agencies, returned home Sunday after about a week of helping with Hurricane Dorian response efforts along the East Coast.


Farmers who have been financially harmed by President Donald Trump’s trade war with China are a “hiccup” in the America’s path to long-term financial success, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday.


One of the U.S. State Department’s biggest challenges across the world is advocating for human rights, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, and in doing so, America must push for the unalienable rights upon which this country was founded.

Manhattan native Michael Center, the former men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas, has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal, prosecutors said Monday.

BOSTON — Manhattan native Michael Center made his initial appearance in federal court on Thursday and waived a preliminary hearing in the nationwide college admissions scandal.

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to dismiss lawsuits against K-State in which former students accused the university of failing to investigate their sexual assaults that occurred at off-campus fraternity houses.

Editor’s note: Sen. Pat Roberts delivered the following Landon Lecture at K-State on May 3, 2004. At that time, he chaired the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and is the senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. It has been edited for length. The full version is available…

The U.S. House 1st District race turned to tax and environmental regulations talk Monday during a Riley County Farm Bureau forum.


TOPEKA — President Donald Trump used newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh as an election rallying cry Saturday to thousands of people at a rally at the Kansas Expocentre.

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall said Monday they want President Donald Trump’s administration to understand how placing taxes on imports harms farmers.

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, said the recently established tariffs are “horrible for agriculture” during a Friday morning visit to The Mercury.

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, gave his support to the proposed federal tax plan Friday afternoon during a visit to The Mercury.

WASHINGTON — Flush with cash and a newfound demand for activism, the American Civil Liberties Union next month will launch a new effort to expand voting rights in all 50 states that top officials hope will finally let liberals play offense on an issue that has long bedeviled them.