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PrattTribune - Pratt, KS
Updated at 2:45 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " A Texas education board candidate who claimed that President Barack Obama was a gay prostitute and believes dinosaurs walked the Earth with humans lost her primary runoff Tuesday night just two months after nearly clinching victory outright. Mary Lou Bruner, a 69-year-old former schoolteacher, had been the front-runner for a seat on the powerful Texas State Board of Education that sets curriculum and textbook standards for more than 5 million schoolchildren. But...

Updated at 2:44 AM

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) " A mother and her child died Tuesday after an Amtrak train crashed into their SUV in the San Francisco Bay Area, authorities said. The front of the SUV was crushed beneath the train in San Leandro, where the crash...

Updated at 2:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The daughter of a Hong Kong-based publisher believed abducted by Chinese authorities eight months ago appeared Tuesday before a U.S. congressional commission urging Washington's help to win his release. Author Gui Minhai,...

Updated at 12:37 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " San Francisco leaders have retained strict protections for people who are in the country illegally, with clarifications. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday for a measure calling for law officers to...

Updated at 11:57 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Hillary Clinton and her Democratic allies dove deeper into Donald Trump's record Tuesday, launching a new round of attacks designed to paint the billionaire businessman as profiting off the housing crisis that hurt millions of...

Updated at 10:57 PM

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) " Fire officials say a woman and child are dead after an Amtrak train collided with an SUV in the San Francisco Bay Area. Television news footage of the crash scene in San Leandro showed the front of the SUV crushed...

Updated at 10:53 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) " Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a...

Updated at 10:44 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp. Both companies said the deal is worth about $8.5 billion to shareholders in HP...

Updated at 10:44 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " An actor who played a police officer on TV was upset because his wife wanted a divorce and taunted her before fatally shooting her in their Los Angeles home while their two young sons watched, a prosecutor told jurors...

Updated at 10:44 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " An actor who played a police officer on TV was upset because his wife wanted a divorce and taunted her before fatally shooting her in their Los Angeles home while their two young sons watched, a prosecutor told jurors...

Updated at 10:19 PM

No tornadoes were seen in Pratt County Tuesday night although sirens were sounded in Sawyer and Pratt in response to National Weather Service radar reports of circulation.

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