Seems you either despise or defend your president. Not much will move you.
During a vigil Thursday evening to commemorate the death of her son, Rosilyn Temple (middle) was comforted by other mothers whose sons have been lost to violence. Temple’s son, Antonio “Pee Wee” Thompson, was killed Nov. 23, 2011. Also pictured are (from left) Dewanna O’Guinn, Cheryl Lumpkins and Sonya Cherry.
Rosilyn Temple found herself in a place she never imagined she would be.
Sherrie Hassenger poses with a picture of her husband, Arden Hassenger, who was killed when his aircraft crashed in Laos while conducting operations in support of the Vietnam War.
Maj. Derrell Jeffords bounced his roaring Spooky 21 down and off the runway at Da Nang Air Base in Vietnam. It was just before 7:30 a.m., on Christmas Eve 1965. The big camouflaged belly of his twin-prop AC-47 was easily visible against a blue sky as he banked west.
Television networks covet live sports programming like the NBA playoffs, which this year feature Miami Heat and forward LeBron James.
Ryan Bennett of Kansas City records a few programs and doesnt demand much from his television entertainment.
Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris leaned to catch a pass during OTA practice Wednesday at the Arrowhead Stadium practice facility.
The Chiefs first signaled their intent to improve at tight end in recent months when they acquired Anthony Fasano and Travis Kelce to go along with the injured incumbent starter, Tony Moeaki.
Royals second baseman Chris Getz tried to tag out the Angels' Mike Trout steeling second, but Trout was ruled safe in the seventh inning of Friday's game at Kauffman Stadium.
Expanded replays, anyone?
A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span into a river below as the driver watched the structure collapse in his rearview mirror.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline is about the same as it was last year at this time, and could be slightly cheaper by Monday. But it's more than double what it was in 2000. Here's how the price of gasoline on Memorial Day has changed since then, according to GasBuddy.com.
The biographer whose extramarital affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus triggered his resignation says she regrets the relationship and the harm and grief it caused her family.
On Thursday, May 23, 2013 Sherry Wells stands near the storm shelter where she took cover when a tornado destroyed her home on Monday May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. Wells said she and her husband won a lottery draw to receive a government-subsidized rebate to install the storm shelter. A contractor finished work on the concrete bunker beneath the slab of their garage about three weeks before the tornado hit.
After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery - for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker beneath the slab of their garage in early May. About three weeks later, the shelter saved their lives when a tornado that killed 24 people tore through their neighborhood.
Girls from the Blue Valley School District won a spot to showcase their project — handmade blankets for foster children — at the Odyssey of the Mind world conference. Alina Nicholas (from left), Angela Shilling, Juli Clarkson, Hannah Thurlby, Maggie Holland, Emily Moore and Joy Clarkson were hard at work making blankets recently.
Tammy Spears knew these 10- to 12-year-old girls in suburban Kansas City were onto something.
Happy to be in the final four from Drury University were (from left) Casey Carroll and Leigh Anna Stone of Springfield; Anna Regan of Edmond, Okla.; Erin Barry of Kansas City, North; and Erin Love of Springfield.
And then there was one.
Devon Carney, a veteran dancer and choreographer with ballet companies in Boston and Cincinnati, is the Kansas City Ballet’s new artistic director.
The Tokyo-based company seeking control of Sprint Nextel Corp. has agreed to appoint a U.S. government-approved “security director” to the wireless phone company’s board to address national security concerns.
After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.
FILE - In this May 21, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The U.S. will refocus its attention on homegrown terror threats against Americans, President Barack Obama will say in a Thursday speech that is forecast as skimpy on any new sweeping policies. The move reflects the global fragmentation of al-Qaidas top leaders as the U.S. tries to safeguard against attacks like last months deadly Boston Marathon bombings.
President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrowing terror threat that still imperils the nation but now is defined by smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida. He defended his controversial drone-strikes program as a linchpin of the U.S. response to the evolving dangers.
James Welch, chief executive of YRC Worldwide Inc., is done talking about his company’s surprise offer to buy rival trucking firm Arkansas Best Corp.
Code Pink peace activists have heckled George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, Sen. John McCain and Mitt Romney. Today, its co-founder Medea Benjamin interrupted President Barack Obama's counterterrorism speech several times before she was escorted out of National Defense University.
Two Kansas City companies will be moving a few blocks this summer into a nearly 100-year-old building being renovated at 18th and Main streets in the Crossroads District.