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In Vietnam, President Barack Obama finally opts for realism

How do you distinguish a foreign policy “idealist” from a “realist,” an optimist from a pessimist? Ask one question: Do you believe in the arrow of history? Or to put it another way, do you think history is cyclical or directional? Are we condemned to do the same damn thing over and over, generation after generation — or is there hope for some enduring progress in the world order?

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez injury update with Ned Yost

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The Kansas City Star's Mike Moustakas Sunday insert

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Royals' Mike Moustakas talks about his torn right ACL

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Sal Perez: ‘I just want to make my mom happy every day’

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Royals vs. White Sox game postponed

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Drew Butera discusses double and hair flip

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Alex Gordon sprains wrist in Royals' 3-2 loss to White Sox

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Royals' Brett Eibner discusses sweep over White Sox

Rookie Brett Eibner was central to the Royals' 5-4 victory over the White Sox on Sunday afternoon.
Rustin Dodd rdodd@kcstar.com
Royals' Brett Eibner discusses sweep over White Sox 01:26

Royals' Brett Eibner discusses sweep over White Sox

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez talks about his injury

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Postgame of Mizzou's season-ending loss to Michigan in softball super regional

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Kansas City, Kan., police discuss the 1989 murder of Sarah DeLeon