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Anthony Weiner’s wife leaving him amid new sexting scandal

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said Monday that she is leaving her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former New York congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal.

Clinton releases 2015 tax returns, urges Trump to disclose his

Hillary and Bill Clinton earned $10.6 million last year, according to a tax filing released by her campaign Friday that sought to pressure presidential rival Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns.

US Rep. Yoder wins GOP primary in Kansas' 3rd

Kansas congressman Kevin Yoder has won easy victory in the Republican primary in the 3rd District in the Kansas City area.

Lawrence attorney is Kansas Democrats' choice for Senate

A Lawrence attorney has won the Democratic nomination for a chance to face U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran in the general election.

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Trump accepts a Purple Heart amid veteran controversy

A military veteran gave his Purple Heart to Republican nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday, prompting the Republican nominee to declare that this was “much easier” than serving in combat.

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John McCain blasts Trump for comments about soldier's family

Sen. John McCain blasted Donald Trump for his attacks on the family of the American solider killed in Iraq in 2004 who has feuded with Trump since the father’s speech at the Democratic convention last week.

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Judge: Man who attempted to assassinate Reagan ready to rejoin society

The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled.

U.S. Sen. Blunt, of Missouri, prodding challenger Kander with Jayhawk mascot

Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is using a Kansas Jayhawk to take a political swipe at Democratic challenger Jason Kander.

Atheists sue Kansas City officials over Baptist convention

A group of atheists has sued Kansas City, Mo., officials over the planned use of $65,000 in tourism tax dollars to aid an upcoming Baptist convention.

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Kansas Democrats: Backing Sanders, seeking unity for Clinton

Kansas is sending a delegation dominated by Bernie Sanders supporters to a Democratic National Convention controlled by Hillary Clinton, and local party leaders are hoping past divisions heal enough that the presidential race in their Republican-leaning state isn’t a blowout.

KU freshman found dead on Sunday killed by alcohol, father says

We'll see plenty of sunshine throughout the day, but cooler temperatures hang tough as we top out around 35. North winds of 10-20 mph. Overnight, we're looking at mostly clear skies. Lows around 18. In today's news: Father says alcohol ...

New record set for biggest pumpkin

The Minnesota gourd weighed in at 1,810 pounds.

70-year-olds skydive for birthday

A group of high school graduates from Minnesota celebrated their 70th birthdays by skydiving. Seven classmates took part in the adventure.

Rubber ducks take over Chicago river

About 33,000 rubber ducks were dumped into the river in Chicago in support of the Special Olympics. The fundraiser allowed participants to buy single ducks or a "quack pack" of six.

Topeka giraffe to make national debut

Hope, a young giraffe at the Topeka Zoo, is garnering national attention after undergoing surgery to repair problems with its legs. The staff at the zoo is also expected another baby giraffe to be born in the near future. Hope will appear on the Today Show on Sunday.

Arizona immigration law goes into effect

The most controversial parts of the law have been put on hold by a federal judge.

Toyota recalls 400,000 vehicles

The vehicles were recalled after a potential problem was discovered with the steering.

Pony swim an annual tradition in east

The ponies are auctioned off after the swim in Virginia.

Missouri men catch record-setting fish

Two St. Louis men caught a 130 pound catfish. The catfish, if confirmed, would set a new world record.

Lawrence youth takes second in Braille contest

Lawrence youth Luther Fuller took home a second place finish in the National Braille Challenge held during the weekend. Luther placed second in his age group at the contest and was awarded a $1,000 savings bond.

Homeless shelter in national spotlight

The Lawrence Community Shelter spent some time in the national spotlight Wednesday. Good Morning America spent talked with shelter director Loring Henderson Wednesday morning.