Nation & World

Family from Kansas City, Kan., is caught in Nepal earthquake

A Kansas City, Kan., couple visiting Nepal for a couple of months said the earthquake was strong enough to knock them off their feet. Drew and Lauren Timberlake, 35, are living in Lalitpur, outside Kathmandu, with their three children. Drew Timberlake helped pull two toddlers out of a collapsed house.


As Yordano Ventura faces weeklong ban, Royals hope he adapts to opponents ‘trying to get in his dome’

Several Royals players, coaches have reached out to counsel Yordano Ventura about his recent behavior, which resulted in a seven-game suspension from Major League Baseball following Thursday’s bench-clearing scuffle between the Royals and White Sox.

Special Reports

Domestic terrorism: Only a matter of time?

Today, at a time when much of law enforcement’s focus has shifted from domestic to foreign terrorism, a network of extremism is again spreading throughout the land. “The wall between extremism and mainstream has really come down significantly,” said Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University-San Bernardino.

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Judging the Royals

You don’t have rivalries with bad teams

If you’re mediocre, people don’t hate you. That helps explain what’s been going on with the Kansas City Royals this season. The Royals are no longer an underdog; they’re the American League champs. The Royals are good and they know they’re good and other teams are feeling less charitable toward them.

Red Zone

The Star’s NFL mock draft, version 7.0

This is the seventh in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. The Star will release its final mock draft April 30, the first day of the draft. Each mock is based on individual film work, research and recent transactions.


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