A comment about Valium made by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kans.) to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) during Steve Mnuchin's treasury secretary confirmation hearing Thursday led to a minute and a half of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Roberts disagreeing about the propriety of such a comment. It meant to be as humor said Roberts to the Senate Finance Committee.
Justice Clarence Thomas had strong words for the current state of American government during an appearance at the Heritage Foundation to celebrate his 25 years on the Supreme Court. “At some point, we are going to have to recognize that we are destroying our institutions,” he said, acknowledging that the Court might also partially be at fault.
After protesting resulted in cancellation of Donald Trump's rally in Chicago the previous day, the Republican presidential candidate appeared Saturday evening at Arvest Theater at the Midland theater in Kansas City. Several times during his speech, protesters shouted and were removed.
Wichita State guard Landry Shamet, who scored 30 points, talks about his and the Shockers' performance in their 78-66 victory over Oklahoma State Saturday in Stillwater. (Video by. Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
All aboard the Polar Express! The Polar Express at OJ Watson Park runs through December 16. A reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express is followed by a crafts and a train ride to visit Santa. Stop at the campfire to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, then end with a special gift! Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas. An adult must also attend and register. Ages 2+. Cost is $15 per person. (Video by Matt Crow / The Wichita Eagle)