Leaked emails confirm DNC derided Sanders campaign

WikiLeaks posted almost 20,000 emails sent or received by a handful of top committee officials. While WikiLeaks did not reveal its source, the committee said last month that Russian hackers had penetrated its computer system.

Donald Trump’s strongman fantasy is deeply un-American

Donald Trump’s Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention was the most scripted, controlled, practiced and vetted speech from Trump so far. And it dug deeply into a philosophy that is antagonistic to the values our nation was founded upon. Trump showed a disturbing lack of insight and respect for the ideals that are carved in stone at the nation’s landmarks and ingrained into our laws and constitution.

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In Depth

Gavin Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killer

Gavin Eugene Long left Kansas City on July 7 with a load of self-help books in his rental car

In Dallas and Houston, he stopped in barbershops and neighborhoods to give away books and spread his beliefs

A friend who has talked with Long’s family members recounts his last phone calls

Videos

Danny Duffy dedicates win to boy who died of cancer

The Star's Jesse Newell talks about Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, who got the win as Kansas beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Friday.
Pete Grathoff pgrathoff@kcstar.com
Danny Duffy dedicates win to boy who died of cancer 1:09

Danny Duffy dedicates win to boy who died of cancer

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots 2:34

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick 1:17

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain 'progressing nicely' after hamstring injury 0:48

Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain 'progressing nicely' after hamstring injury