These days, travel by air has become increasingly common, both for business and leisure travel. We are exposed to low levels of radiation when we fly. Learn about radiation from air travel through this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Radiation from air travel
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Waterfalls in Kansas
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The TSA Precheck streamlines and speeds up the passenger screening process at security checkpoints at airports. Passengers enrolled in the program do not need to remove shoes, laptops, liquids, belts and light jackets.
Kansas has places where the trilogy of rolling topography, flowing water and cracked limestone all come together. Four of the best waterfalls in Kansas are within a 25-minute drive of tiny Sedan, a Chautauqua Hills town 90 miles southeast of Wichita. (Video by Michael Pearce / Kansas.com)
Fly over canyons and pinnacles of Little Jerusalem in Logan County, Kansas. The Niobrara chalk formations are the same kind of rock found in the Badlands of South Dakota, dating back millions of years. The 100-foot-deep canyons are part of a 330-acre tract purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Kansas that will soon be open to the public. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Matt Bain, Smoky HIlls Ranch project manager, gives a tour of "Little Jerusalem," a mile-long rock formation in western Kansas, that will someday be open to the public and become one of Kansas’ top natural attractions. (Video by Bo Rader / Kansas.com)
A shoplifting suspect carried a loaf of bread out of the Dollar General store in Shafter, California, on May 17. He avoided apprehension, according to police, and "escaped on all fours out the front doors." (Courtesy of Shafter Police Department)
Dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action, the 2017 Run for the Wall stopped in Kansas as part of the cross country tradition started in 1989. The organization also honors the memory of those killed in action, and promotes support for all military personnel. They are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. on May 26.
While attempting to save some baby ducks, Pamela Perkins, 57, was struck by a car on May 15, 2017. She tells how her good intentions led to a trip to the hospital. (Video by Fernando Salazar / The Wichita Eagle)