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Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

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Companies, countries cutting business ties with Donald Trump

Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in his campaign kickoff speech that some Mexican immigrants to the U.S. bring drugs and crime, and some are rapists. He has been widely criticized for his June 16 statement, but he has refused to apologize and instead repeated his views. A host of organizations and countries are re-examining or severing their relationships with Trump and businesses connected to him, and their ranks are growing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Companies, countries cutting business ties with Donald Trump

Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in his campaign kickoff speech that some Mexican immigrants to the U.S. bring drugs and crime, and some are rapists. He has been widely criticized for his June 16 statement, but he has refused to apologize and instead repeated his views. A host of organizations and countries are re-examining or severing their relationships with Trump and businesses connected to him, and their ranks are growing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Greece delays offering a new plan on debt

Instead of presenting a specific proposal for how Greece might receive new financial aid from the other eurozone countries in return for changes in taxing, spending or parts of the economy, Greece’s newly installed finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, told a gathering of eurozone finance ministers that Athens was to send a letter requesting a new bailout program.