The company’s changes forced many users to upgrade to more expensive software this tax season to do the same tax return as last year. It first apologized for not making the changes known and now plans to restore the software as it was.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll approaches life like a game-show host. Animated. Energetic. Talkative. New England coach Bill Belichick speaks in a dull monotone. Respectful but boring. Regardless of their methods, they get results. And going into Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, both Belichick and Carroll are on the verge of carving a legacy that few will match.
Helped along by Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved construction of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. She was one of just nine Democrats who approved the bill, 62-36. But here’s the good news for environmentalists and other Americans: That falls short of the 67 votes that would be needed to override President Barack Obama’s promised veto.
The Kansas City Royals’ annual FanFest begins Friday at Bartle Hall in the Kansas City Convention Center. The two-day event includes appearances by the players, autograph sessions and interactive activities. Find hours, ticket information here.
The Missouri athletic department’s annual operating revenue grew nearly 10 percent to $83.7 million during the 2014 fiscal year but outstanding debt climbed by nearly $60 million and expenses also increased, according to data obtained by The Star that is submitted annually by Mizzou to the NCAA.
The historic Corrigan Building, named after a supporter of early rail transit in Kansas City, is linking its future to downtown’s new streetcar line. The 10-story building, at 1828 Walnut St. in the Crossroads Arts District, was set to be redeveloped into luxury apartments. But the developers recently decided to take the project in a different direction.
Luxury eyewear retailer Barton Perreira plans to open in March. The Coveted Home interior design studio and home furnishings store will relocate from Prairie Village and plans a May opening on the Plaza. The previously announced Zoes Kitchen plans a March opening.
After two years of misbehavior, Justin Bieber wants his fans to know he’s on the road to redemption. At least, that’s what he implies in a video apology he posted Wednesday after appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Even amid the grim news of doomsday forecasts and subway closings, New Yorkers who tuned in to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s televised storm briefings found themselves distracted by the unusual activity on one side of the screen. That would be Jonathan Lamberton, the mayor’s sign-language interpreter, whose arsenal of rapid gesticulations, vigorous frowns and mime-like smiles - a stark contrast to the mayor’s sober mien - raced around social media this week, earning equal parts awe and amusement.