The Latest: Election-day voting underway in Arizona race

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a special primary election Tuesday in Arizona's 8th Congressional District (all times local):

7:21 a.m.

Polls are open for a special primary election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District in metro Phoenix.

Voters will be choosing nominees to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, a Republican ...

Small town mayor resigns after confrontation with deputy

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) - The mayor of a small town near St. Louis has resigned after authorities say he tried to start a fight with a sheriff's deputy with whom he's had a long-running feud.

Dennis Bradley stepped down before leaders in Hillsboro were to consider impeaching him.

The ...

Poll: More Americans Believe GOP Tax Law Will Cut Taxes

More voters believe that the Republican tax law will lead to their taxes being reduced, according to a poll released Tuesday by American Action Network. Last month, most Americans believed the tax law would raise their taxes, but that trend has now changed...

After Brando, the deluge of Oscar politics

NEW YORK (AP) - Should any of this year's Oscars winners use the occasion to promote a political cause, you can thank - or blame - Marlon Brando.

Brando's role as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" remains a signature performance in movie history. But his response to winning an Academy ...

The Latest: FedEx bucks corporate trend, sticks with NRA

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on companies reacting to the Parkland, Florida massacre and the NRA (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

FedEx says it's sticking with the NRA and has not asked to be removed from the organization's website where members are offered corporate discounts.

The Memphis, Tennessee, delivery ...

Trump appears to push for DOJ probe into Hillary Clinton scandals

President Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to promote calls for the Justice Department to investigate alleged criminal activity by his former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton -- citing a Fox News analyst who suggested that the DOJ may be sitting on a "treasure trove" of info on Clinton.

Bernie Sanders’ son running for Congress in New Hampshire

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) - Bernie Sanders' son says he's running for Congress in New Hampshire.

Levi Sanders is joining seven fellow Democrats and three Republicans in this year's race for the 1st Congressional District. Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter is stepping down after her term ends.

The 48-year-old Sanders has lived ...

Monica Lewinsky Finally Has Her #MeToo Awakening

Andrea Peyser, New York Post
In 2014, Monica Lewinsky wrote in Vanity Fair: “Sure, my boss took advantage of me, but I will always remain firm on this point: it was a consensual relationship. Any ‘abuse’ came in the aftermath, when I was made a scapegoat in order to protect his powerful position.”

FedEx bucks corporate trend, sticks with NRA

NEW YORK (AP) - One more company is finding itself embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.

While more than a dozen major U.S. companies have ended business partnerships with the National Rifle Association, FedEx now says it's sticking ...

Recent Kansas editorials

The Kansas City Star, Feb. 25

Kansas must do better to deliver care to poor seniors

Elderly Kansans who are so poor as to be eligible for Medicaid already face innumerable challenges. Now, The Star reports, changes the state has made to its Medicaid application and renewal process have only ...

Donald Trump: Russian collusion is a ‘witch hunt’

President Trump tweeted out several guest segments from various Fox News shows on Tuesday, denying claims his campaign colluded with the Russians.

"WITCH HUNT!" Mr. Trump tweeted.

Earlier, he tweeted quotes from guests on various televisions shows discussing both the lack of evidence regarding his campaign's alleged collusion with ...

Broward County Sheriff’s Excuses Are Just Obscene

Rich Lowry, New York Post
The sheriff is an outsized figure in the American imagination. He is Wyatt Earp, shooting it out with outlaws at the O.K. Corral. He is John Wayne, a lonely instrument of frontier justice. He is Rick Grimes, the resourceful survivor of a zombie apocalypse in “The Walking Dead.”

The Real Russia Disaster

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review
Donald Trump has said a lot of silly stuff about Russia, from joking about Vladimir Putin helping to find Hillary’s deleted emails, to naïve musings about the extent of Russian interference into Western democratic elections. But far more important than what he has said is what Trump has done. That same caveat applies to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.