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Clicking through confirmation hearing roulette

The weight placed on the Mattis appointment partly reflects would-be Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s evasive testimony at his own confirmation hearing Wednesday when the former Exxon Mobil CEO’s favorite answer seemed to be, “I do not have sufficient information.” With Tillerson wobbly at best on Russia, Mattis emerged as the strongest bulwark for those who believe passionately in the NATO alliance.

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On Inauguration Day, hundreds march to protest Trump presidency in Kansas City

After a rally on the lawn of the Liberty Memorial, several hundred people made their way to the steps of Kansas City City Hall to express their fears, disappointment and anger at the ascendancy of President Donald Trump to the White House.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
On Inauguration Day, hundreds march to protest Trump presidency in Kansas City 2:25

On Inauguration Day, hundreds march to protest Trump presidency in Kansas City

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KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash

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KU basketball team enters pivotal stretch of season

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Barack and Michelle Obama talk about what's next