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In Kansas City, A Mother Fears Her Children Could Be Next

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Mahnaz Shabbir was 12 when a teacher walked into her sixth-grade classroom and asked her to come to the front of the room and ex...

'Mommy, We're Going To Die!' Family Caught In Drive-By Shooting Crossfire

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2017 | Crime

Wrong place, wrong time. A mother and her two children were caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting in Kansas City recently, thankfully escapin...

3 Years, 5 Horrific Hate-Crime Killings In The Kansas City Area

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

OLATHE, Kan. ― Outside Austins Bar & Grill stands a tall, bare tree. Affixed to its trunk is a large pink poster board with the word “love” writ...

Mindy Kaling Tweets About Indian Man Killed In Kansas: 'Why Is This Ignored?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.01.2017 | Entertainment

Mindy Kaling spoke out on Twitter about last week’s killing of an Indian man the FBI is investigating as a hate crime, asking why his death was bein...

Wife Of Slain Kansas Indian Man Wants To Know: 'Do We Belong Here?'

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

The widow of a Kansas Indian man killed in a possible hate crime is wondering if the U.S. is still safe for immigrants. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was...

Trump Finally Condemns Shooting Of Indian Engineers In Kansas

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Tuesday publicly condemned last week’s shooting in Kansas that killed an engineer from India and wounded an...

Hate Crime Charged In Face-Biting Attack After Barrage of Anti-Muslim Slurs

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.27.2017 | Crime

A Virginian accused of biting a stranger on his face after shouting anti-Muslim slurs at the man in a shopping mall parking lot has been charged with ...

Man Who Intervened In Shooting Of Indian Engineers Delivers Powerful Message Of Hope

Reuters/HuffPost | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2017 | Crime

A Kansas man wounded when he intervened in a bar room shooting that killed an Indian engineer and injured another said on Sunday he was glad he risked...

Sport and Society for Arete -A New Year

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.16.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is a new year in the world of sport and in just two weeks there have been a number of notable events and achievements. Yesterday there were two rem...

"Cafeteria Catholics" Are in Good Company

Celia Wexler | Posted 10.26.2016 | Religion
Celia Wexler

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas has called Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine a "cafeteria Catholic." He called out Kai...

Man Claims He Robbed Bank Because Jail Is Better Than His Wife

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 09.07.2016 | Crime

A 70-year-old Kansas man who’s accused of robbing a bank reportedly told arresting authorities that he’d rather be in jail than living with his wi...

Janelle Monáe Condemns Gun Violence In The Wake Of Cousin's Death

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.01.2016 | Black Voices

A Kansas City, Kansas mother of three was killed Tuesday morning when a gunman fired bullets into her home while she and her family slept. The shooter...

6 Reasons Kansas City Is The Most Lovable Of Cities

Hannah Rosenboom | Posted 08.12.2016 | Travel
Hannah Rosenboom

Have you ever visited a place where you feel like you could stay forever? How about a place where you take one step off the airplane and feel like you...

A Retail Experience That is Not Your Average Joe's

Jon Bird | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Jon Bird

Lists of the great retail and restaurant strips of the world do not normally include W 47th Street in Kansas City. But on a recent trip to the Midwest, that's where I found a local KC institution that is up there with the best retail food experiences on the planet.

Students Say Adios To Spanish Teacher With Hilarious Video Montage

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News

Andrew Ward's energetic greetings have turned him into an online star. The Spanish teacher at Turner High School in Kansas City, Kansas, begins each c...

Meet The Two Moms Who Started the Country's First Allergy-Friendly Food Pantry

NationSwell | Posted 05.19.2016 | Good News

At just 12 months of age, Emily Brown's daughter was diagnosed with allergies to peanuts, eggs, dairy, wheat and soy. Because allergy-friendly food ca...

The Stone Age Is Over. Kansas City Definitely Got The Memo.

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business

The arrival of a new streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri, heralds the beginning of a major technological shift for the Midwestern city. Lights along th...

Kansas City Seeing Jump in Venture Capital

Jason Grill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Kansas City has been on a roll the last few years in the entrepreneur, technology and development space.

Teen's Touching Napkin Note Helps Cops Through Dark Days

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.02.2016 | Good News

A teenager left a lasting impression on two police officers after passing them a heartwarming message on a napkin. The girl casually laid the note dow...

Bernice Collins Is Not In Kansas Anymore

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

With her beloved Kansas in her heart and sawdust in her veins, Bernice continues to enjoy a thriving career in the world of the circus, her own land of Oz; she has also presided as Company Manager at Big Apple Circus and is currently working with Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity in Las Vegas, NV.

Selfless 8-Year-Old Cleans Up City Parks With Her Make-A-Wish

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.02.2016 | Good News

One girl who has cancer used a wish she was given to help her city instead of herself. Amelia Meyer, an 8-year-old who has brain cancer, decided to c...

Lauren Brown: Through New Eyes

A Teacher Like You | Posted 02.16.2017 | Education
A Teacher Like You

You have to come in and be totally prepared, and then be prepared for not being prepared. It's really about finding the energy to show up and focus on the kids.

WATCH: Dog Missing For 72 Hours Is Found Buried Alive In Sinkhole

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | Good News

A dog who went missing for 72 hours is back in his Missouri home after he was found buried alive inside a sinkhole. Fire crews dug Lisa Van Valkenburg...

Sport and Society for Arete - Super Bowl Superness

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.04.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is Super Bowl Week. It is Super Bowl L, or for those who have abandoned their ties to the Roman Empire, Super Bowl 50. I have been around for all of these games, the first several of which were rather bland affairs, poorly played and lacking much suspense.

Take a Ride to the Kansas City Ballet's Nutcracker in the 2015 Jeep Cherokee

Rita Cook | Posted 12.15.2016 | Travel
Rita Cook

For folks looking for a Nutcracker experience that is a bit different than just the routine performance storyline, the Kansas City Ballet opened its r...