Margaret Stafford, The Associated Press

  • In this photo provided by the Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff's Office, Charles Pearson is pictured in a booking photo dated Oct. 8, 2018. (Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff's Office via AP)
    Wife’s body found after police kill estranged husband, a former Army Ranger

    The body of a missing woman was found in Arkansas, one day after police fatally shot her estranged, rifle-toting husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said Wednesday.

  • In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Democrat Jason Kander concedes to Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., during an election watch party at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
    Jason Kander is back after quietly working through PTSD

    Not so many months ago, Jason Kander was spending his life on airplanes. The picture of youth and energy, Kander was in demand from Democratic groups across the U.S., a military veteran from middle America making a powerful case for generational change in his party, possibly with an eye toward a 2020 presidential run.

  • FILE - In this June 5, 2013, file photo Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, then-Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after the third day of his court martial. Advocates of Manning, imprisoned for sending classified information to an anti-secrecy website, presented to the Army's chief Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, more than 115,000 petition signatures protesting new charges she faces related to her recent suicide attempt. Activist groups including Demand Progress presented the petitions to Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning's office on 28-year-old Chelsea Manning's behalf. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
    Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

    The soldier imprisoned for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military documents to WikiLeaks released her first statement Tuesday since being granted clemency, saying she hopes to use lessons she's learned in prison to help others.

  • Explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri kills 1

    An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said.