Suspect in Kansas shooting had been served protection order


HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — A convicted felon was ordered to stay away from a former girlfriend and obtained two firearms from another woman before killing three people and wounding 14 others during a shooting rampage that ended at a factory in central Kansas, investigators say.

  • Written by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States, including one who gave birth to a baby with a rare birth defect, health officials said Friday.

  • Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Buffett: US economy better than presidential hopefuls say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States' economy is in better shape than the presidential candidates make it seem, investor Warren Buffett said Saturday, even though businesses like his still face challenges.

  • Written by JOSH FUNK, AP Business Writer

Iran reformists performing well in early election results

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Preliminary results early Saturday morning showed reformist candidates heading for their best showing in more than a decade in Iranian parliamentary elections, according to local media and election officials counting the ballots.