Young fans in Kansas City hold up baseballs for Royals star George Brett to sign. National Geographic confirms that the image, from a July 1976 issue, was the inspiration for Lorde’s hit “Royals.”
It took a few weeks of research, but National Geographic has confirmed that pop star Lorde was referring to a photo of Kansas City Royals’ baseball legend George Brett when she explained where she got the inspiration for her megahit “Royals.”
Kansas City, Mo. police work a crime scene in parking lot A outside Arrowhead Stadium, in Kansas City, Mo., after a person was killed Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. Police Chief Darryl Forte said the death is being investigated as a homicide and that two suspects are in custody.
Alan Kaspar of Omaha, Neb., was planning to take his wife and adult son and daughter to the Chiefs game against the Colts later this month.
Quinn O'Brien, 3, found the snowfall to be as much as a meal as something to sled on in Festus, Mo. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings through much of Friday for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee.
A dangerous mix of snow, ice and sleet hammered southern Missouri and other parts of the country for a second straight day on Friday, causing numerous accidents, including a wreck that killed a small-town Missouri mayor.
In this photo taken Nov. 22, 2013, Herb Weatherwax, seated, poses for a photo with Hauula Elementary School sixth graders from left Dawson Langinbelik, Rachel Cheney, Frank Kojima, La'a Beatty, Chase Colleado, Makoa Ahquin-Soren and Keola Baily in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The 96-year-old retired electrician is one of four Pearl Harbor survivors who volunteers to greet visitors at the historic site. On Saturday is the 72nd anniversary of the 1941 attack by Japan on Pearl Harbor.
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words "Pearl Harbor Survivor," he coaxes her over.
Rep. Steve Lynch, R-Pulaski, speaks Friday on behalf of legislation to offer a package of incentives to Boeing in an effort to bring to Missouri production of the new 777X commercial airplane. Missouri is among several states putting together bids to land assembly of the new airplane.
Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.
The Cardinals' Carlos Beltran hits a single during the third inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Red Sox in St. Louis.
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran is returning to New York — and not to the Royals — on a three-year deal for $45 million.
Sporting KC goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen (1) dives for the ball in front of the goal as defender Aurelien Collin (78) comes in to help during the Nov. 23 semifinal MLS game against the Houston Dynamo at Sporting Park.
Sporting Kansas City goalie Jimmy Nielsen described the first soccer championship of his career with a certain flavor of sentiment and passion. And perhaps some regret, too.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela during the celebration of his 94th birthday in Qunu, South Africa.
With the death this week of Nelson Mandela, an arrangement between the University of Missouri and the University of Western Cape to digitally preserve some of his historic papers has taken on more significance.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and Missouri coach Gary Pinkel posed in front of the SEC trophy on Friday in Atlanta.
It seems like everybody wants to talk about how Auburn will recover with the emotional high of its crazy Iron Bowl win against previously undefeated and top-ranked Alabama.
Jim Dobbs, left, helps pull a tractor trailer rig out of a ditch Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Henderson, Ark. The icy storm plowing across the country is delaying shipments of everything from Christmas presents to cooking grease. (AP Photo/The Baxter Bulletin, Kevin Pieper) NO SALES
Whether you're ready to ship that holiday package across the country or waiting for your next shipment of cooking grease, now's not the best time to be in a hurry.
Construction crews opened the Main Street bridge over the downtown loop at 2:30 p.m. and traffic started driving over it and the first section of street car tracks on Friday, December 6, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo.
For the tens of thousands of commuters who think this year’s highway bridge and ramp construction into downtown has been a continuing nightmare, imagine living right next to it.
This is the second of two blog posts commemorating 40 years of history for The American Restaurant. Today, a look at where the American is and where it may be heading.
A large limb rests on a power line after breaking away from a tree due to heavy ice accumulation, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in Paris, Texas. Winter storm and ice warnings are in effect through much of today for parts of six states in the Midwest, including Texas, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
As snow and freezing rain blanketed normally sun-swept North Texas, residents accustomed to warmer temperatures appeared to heed warnings on what one hardware store manager called "Ice Friday," staying off nearly impassable roadways and out of the skin-stinging cold.
This undated photo provided by Apple shows the screen on an iPhone using Apple's iBeacon, offering precise location technology. On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, Apple Inc. will begin using iBeacon, a part of its iOS 7 mobile software, to send shoppers inside its U.S. stores messages about products, events and other information based where they are in the store.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
Kansas toddler Trick Shot Titus sinks more amazing shots as Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper join in
Kansas hoops sensation Trick Shot Titus is back, and the toddler has taken his game to a new level, bringing Hollywood megastars Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper along for the ride.
Schmitt Tree Farm Santa’s Forest has been selling Christmas trees for more than five decades. The memories and traditions are free.
Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness.
Sporting KC fans wave flags during the player introductions of the Nov. 23 semifinal MLS soccer game against Houston at Sporting Park.
Sporting Kansas City will play for the championship of its league this weekend, but in some ways the franchise is working on something better, bigger and more important. In some ways, the franchise is working on something the Royals and Chiefs and any professional sports team of any size can and should try to emulate.
In the annals of television Twitter history, The Sound of Music Live will likely best Sharknado for insta-reaction.
A former Kansas City Royals television announcer has been ticketed for assault after a scuffle last month at a Jackson County golf course.