Melinda Henneberger

Melinda Henneberger

Melinda Henneberger: Hobby Lobby case affirms that the law protects religious beliefs, even unpopular ones

In his opinion in the controversial Hobby Lobby case, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch did rule for the little guy. And in doing so, he has given us some clues about the kind of justice he would be.

Melinda Henneberger

Melinda Henneberger: Mixed messages on discrimination

A sickening 44 percent of Jewish community centers in the United States — 66 of 148 — have reported receiving bomb threats in 2017, and at the University of Missouri, two young men were arrested this week after a third student reported that they’d been harassing him with anti-Semitic notes and comments since August. The interim chancellor, Hank Foley, has said that the accused could be expelled and that such discriminatory behavior “simply will not be tolerated.” But that same day, Missouri lawmakers were sending a different message.

Melinda Henneberger

Sudan: It's not too late

The Star's Melinda Henneberger traveled to Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda for this series of reported columns on political persecution, forced starvation. potential genocide -- and one corner of the world where people are sharing their land, roads, and water, in the middle of a drought, with the 272,000 refugees of another faith who've moved in down the road since last summer.

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Royals prospect Josh Staumont learning to be a major league pitcher

Kansas City Royals prospect Josh Staumont got a chance to see what big league spring training is all about, in hopes of one day having his number called up to the majors.
John Sleezer and Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star
Royals prospect Josh Staumont learning to be a major league pitcher 2:39

Royals prospect Josh Staumont learning to be a major league pitcher

A concept for the future of Nile Valley Aquaponics 1:31

A concept for the future of Nile Valley Aquaponics

Landen Lucas on facing Oregon, where his dad played basketball 1:40

Landen Lucas on facing Oregon, where his dad played basketball

Aquaponics project to bring fish and vegetables to the urban core 2:26

Aquaponics project to bring fish and vegetables to the urban core