Hillary Clinton’s chance to shine in her acceptance speech comes with big challenges

In her acceptance speech Thursday night, Hillary Clinton has a huge opportunity to detail key differences between her approach to being president of the United States — and that of Donald Trump. But given the Democratic Party nominee’s extremely low favorability ratings, she will have to be extremely persuasive to deliver an agenda that many Americans will actually embrace as the sprint to Nov. 8 starts in earnest.

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Kansas City parents of black, mixed-race children, on their fears, hopes

July has been a turbulent month in heightened racial tension

How do Kansas City parents of the next generation of black youth prevail in these times?

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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

Charlotte superdelegate retraces her grandmother’s DNC steps 1:35

Charlotte superdelegate retraces her grandmother’s DNC steps

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton 3:25

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton

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