The ice bucket challenge may have paid off

The ice bucket challenge did more than raise awareness: The ALS Association announced Monday that the money raised has funded the discovery of a new gene that is tied to an increase in risk for the disease.

Kansas countdown, T-minus 6 days: How GOP incumbents hope to win next Tuesday

Moderate Republicans are trying to oust ultraconservative lawmakers in next Tuesday’s crucial Kansas primaries. More power to them. But it’s not going to be easy to do that. The incumbents who have the power right now in the Legislature are allies of Gov. Sam Brownback and that should hurt them with the public given Brownback’s low approval ratings.

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Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi gets called up

Kansas City Royals second baseman Raul Mondesi was called up Tuesday, July 26, 2016, after batting .304 for the Omaha Storm Chasers.
John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com
Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi gets called up 2:41

Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi gets called up

Royals catcher Drew Butera records final out in 13-0 loss to Angels 1:03

Royals catcher Drew Butera records final out in 13-0 loss to Angels

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp 2:22

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC 4:20

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC