The Midwest is fertile ground for fresh ideas and outstanding cuisine.
Its planners promised that Kansas City International Airport would be the convenient skyway of the future, Kansas City’s air gateway to the world.
Daniel Hare, a service technician with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, worked on installing plumbing to a furnace humidifier in the basement of an Olathe home on Thursday afternoon. Replacement furnaces and central air conditioners installed in the Kansas City metro area legally require permits and inspections.
Bob Hallinan thought everything had gone right when he snagged three bids and replaced the furnace and air conditioner in his Olathe home.
The Rev. Adam Hamilton of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection imagines surroundings that feel more like a church and less like an airport terminal or basketball arena.
Stepping outside the largest Protestant church in the Kansas City area, the Rev. Adam Hamilton marches a few dozen paces with the brisk gait of a man who knows exactly where he’s headed.
West Virginia's Juwan Staten (right) drives to the basket as Kansas' Andrew Wiggins (22) and Jamari Traylor defend during Saturday's Big 12 game in Morgantown, W.Va.
Here is Kansas basketball in two sentences: On Saturday afternoon in West Virginia, KU’s freshman mega-talent racked up more points than any Jayhawk in the last 23 years.
Missouri players grimace during a timeout during the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Tennesse at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Tennessee won 72-45. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Adam Lau)
Even from more than 700 miles away, the sound of Missouris NCAA Tournament bubble bursting could be heard loud and clear Saturday after a sluggish 72-45 loss at Tennessee.
Kansas State's Marcus Foster (2) gets past Baylor's Taurean Prince (35) to put up a shot during Saturday's game in Manhattan.
Baylors Gary Franklin squared his shoulders, composed himself and stared at the basket as he thought about the shot he was about to take. Then he launched the basketball high into the air and everyone at Bramlage Coliseum turned to see the result.
Royals outfielder Norichika Aoki has shown he has discipline at the plate, which makes him a good fit in the leadoff spot.
Like most major-league clubhouses, the Royals is a melting pot. Their 40-man roster features players from 16 states and 10 men from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Venezuela.
Seattle Sounders forward Chad Barrett (19) center, celebrates with teammates Osvaldo Alonso, left, Obafemi Martins, (9), and Djimi Traore, (18) after Barrett kicked a goal against Sporting Kansas City during stoppage time in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Seattle. The Sounders beat Sporting KC 1-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Manager Peter Vermes had no complaints with the way Sporting Kansas City played the first 93 minutes of the new MLS season.
The ramekins are arrayed on the table, each one holding a few dashes of magical barbecue dust.
Gustavo Dudamel is one of the biggest stars in classical music today.
Citing its explicit female nudity, some critics have called “True Detective” sexist, as though depicting misogyny equals applauding it. They’re forgetting that Rust (Matthew McConaughey, left) has surrendered his life to save women and children. Marty (Woody Harrelson) has destroyed his by cheating and neglecting his daughters.
If you havent watched all of True Detective through last weeks episode, be warned of spoilers ahead.
In his new book, a tribute to a beloved ballpark and the ex-Kansas City infielder who helped make it so, George Will grumbles about nostalgic fans who carry on about the sacredness of their favorite sport:
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint comes in more than 30 colors. It can be applied using different techniques, displayed on pieces of crown molding at Bella B Decor.
Walk into any store in the West Bottoms, and its impossible to miss chalk paint or chalk-enhanced paint. Its everywhere: on dressers, cabinets, candlesticks, mirrors and pillows.
Kush Sharma, 13, and Sophia Hoffman, 11, faced each other for another round of spelling madness Saturday at the Kansas City Central Library after the Jackson County Spelling Bee ran out of words for the pair on Feb. 22.
At the end came a moment that everyone watched, but only two could really share.
If Missouri Republicans once again fall short in their push for tax cuts, John Lamping thinks he has a plan B.
People gather to look at the remains of a car, after a twin car bomb exploded in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sunday, March 2, 2014. Twin car bomb blasts at a bustling marketplace killed at least 51 people in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Nigeria's Islamic extremist terrorist group, a Red Cross official said Sunday.
The constantly repeated assertion that Islam is a peaceful and beneficent faith is discredited almost daily by the outrages committed by Muslim fanatics throughout much of Africa and the Middle East.
An official with a union local based in Kansas City was arrested on multiple felony charges last week while attending a conference at Marco Island, Fla.
ALTERNATE CROP OF XHG102 A woman cries at the arrival hall of the International Airport in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Relatives and friends were arriving at Beijing airport for news after a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 was reported missing on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Saturday.
Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
Kansas City Royals' John Lamb throws before the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
During the first few weeks of camp, John Lamb emerged as one of the Royals reasons for optimism. After a miserable season in 2013, his first full season back from Tommy John surgery, he looked revitalized early on. The team clocked his fastball velocity in the lower 90s during his last outing.
- Brewers 7, Royals 6
- Omar Infante still out of Royals’ lineup with sore shoulder
- Royals move Wade Davis to bullpen, name James Shields as opening day starter
- James Shields to start opening day, Guthrie to pitch Royals home opener
- Royals Wade Davis demoted to bullpen, will try to make up for loss of Hochevar
- Language no barrier between Royals, outfielder Nori Aoki