When the phone finally rang on Friday evening, new Chiefs cornerback KeiVarae Russell tried to keep his emotions intact. The 20 or so people who gathered around him in a real estate building 20 minutes away from his hometown of Everett, Wash., grew quiet as he spoke on the other line ... at least until he couldn’t hold in the emotion anymore.
Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.
Kansas City’s downtown streetcar system has the potential to be yet another big victory in downtown’s lumbering comeback. And yet.... Some pretty high expectations are being placed on what is, after all, only a $100 million, 2.2-mile starter streetcar line.