Some cite reality TV, films about sexually active youths and the Internet. Some cite more effective contraceptives and straight talk in schools. Some point to the stigma of abortion and even the long economic slowdown. Whatever is driving down teen pregnancy numbers, “we call it the greatest story never told,” said Bill Albert of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
A two-run triple by Nori Aoki broke a fourth-inning deadlock and vaulted Kansas City ahead. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie dodged and darted through five and a third innings of two-run baseball. Alex Gordon tacked on an RBI double in the seventh to release some tension. With the victory, the Royals shaved Detroit’s lead in the American League Central to a game and a half.
Workers don't have protections. Companies don't withhold taxes. Regulators don't seem to care. McClatchy reporters spent a year unraveling the scheme, using little-noticed payroll records that show how widespread this practice has become and what it costs us. Find the full series here.
Randy Stone, a former Wichita police officer, says he didn’t realize that the guy quizzing him about e-mail security at the Park City administrative building in the summer of 2004 was the serial killer who had eluded police for 30 years.
This fall for the first time, the overall number of Hispanic, black and Asian students in public school classrooms nationwide is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites. In Wichita, the number of Hispanic students could exceed the number of non-Hispanic white students and become the largest ethnic group in the district.