Several hours of searching Indonesian waters turned up no sign of an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday with 162 people on board in airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning, officials said.
Thousands of police officers from across the nation pack a church and spill onto streets to honor Rafael Ramos. But tensions are evident as officers turn away from giant screens showing Bill de Blasio.
Any new law that leads to more injuries and deaths might be expected to lead to reconsideration by the Legislature as well. Yet such second thoughts about Kansas’ maximum 75 mph speed limit may be unlikely, because the 2012 change was viewed as pro-business.
Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran have long championed the normalization of U.S. trade relations with Cuba. So it was good that they didn’t let their animus toward President Obama keep them from supporting his call for lifting the trade embargo.
The heaviest snow is expected in northwest Kansas, with as much as 6 inches possible in the Colby and Goodland areas. Dodge City and Hays could see an inch or two, while Wichita may only see a half-inch or so by early Saturday morning.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss the regular-season finale against San Diego on Sunday because of a lacerated spleen. Smith suffered the injury in last week’s game at Pittsburgh, but the symptoms didn’t manifest themselves until after practice on Tuesday.
Conservative legislators and others in Topeka are signaling through their comments and actions a keen interest in curbing spending, weakening teachers unions and using public tools to aid private schools.