Editorial: To be truly great, America must be kind

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the India-born engineer killed in an Olathe bar last week, was the sort of man we must not just mourn but emulate at this overheated moment. The most important contribution we could make in the face of this unacceptable loss might be to soften our hearts and tone to those who are different.

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A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer

Heather Winship was left to raise two boys by herself after her husband, Rick Winship, died from cancer in 2015. He had a 26 year career with the Independence Fire Department before dying of throat cancer that had spread to his liver and brain.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer 3:01

A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer

KC Fire Department demonstrates measures to prevent cancer 2:49

KC Fire Department demonstrates measures to prevent cancer

Royals 7-5 win over Rangers in Cactus League opener 1:22

Royals 7-5 win over Rangers in Cactus League opener

Hundreds cram into church to honor victims of Olathe shooting 2:00

Hundreds cram into church to honor victims of Olathe shooting