Kansas City International Airport currently has only one daily flight to Toronto, but new aircraft are making it possible for midsize, non-hub airports like KCI to have direct flights to London and other European ports of call.
Building the Tigers’ 2014 recruiting class, Missouri cornerbacks coach Cornell Ford Ford coveted a big cornerback. Kenya Dennis, who played the last two seasons at Hinds Community College in Mississippi, fit the bill.
Jennifer Lawrence is asking for an investigation after a hacker apparently obtained graphic naked cell phone photos of numerous celebrities, including Lawrence and Kate Upton, and leaked them online. A list of more than 100 alleged victims reportedly includes Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Avril Lavigne, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Winona Ryder.
Very little is sacred in an NFL locker room. Not personal appearance, not on-field performance and certainly not contract status, as Alex Smith can attest. The Chiefs' quarterback was already a very rich man prior to his new four-year, $68 million contract extension, which was announced on Sunday, but tell that to his teammates, who started harassing their good-natured leader from the moment he entered the team's training facility on Monday.
Will it be a September to remember for baseball fans in Kansas City? The Royals were in first place on Aug. 31 for the first time in decades and are in position to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985. Check out this special collection of stories and charts to get you prepared for the critical final month.
The Royals catcher is one of the rarest forms of a baseball player — young and established, a friendly star, the clubhouse bridge between Americans and Spanish speakers, a defensive force at a premium position with enough pop to hit in the middle of the lineup.
We speak often and with pride of America’s exceptionalism — by which we mean our rights, our freedoms, our values. And they are, make no mistake, among the finest in the world. But there are days when the bullets fly and the blood flows and no one can give you a good reason why this had to happen, and it occurs to you that we are also exceptional in the sheer, stubborn stupidity of which we are all too often capable. Last week brought another such day. A man was killed by a 9-year-old wielding a submachine gun.
Election Day is nine weeks away. Kansans have plenty to get excited about — the governor’s race, a quartet in the Senate race, a competitive and important race for secretary of state, even a few local races. Missouri? Some ballot issues, a few legislative campaigns, that’s about it. Which elections across the country most captivate you this year?