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5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 03.10.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

Kansas City's First Transgender Lingerie Shop

Kayti Doolittle | Posted 04.10.2015 | Style
Kayti Doolittle

Missouri may have extreme conservatives like Todd Akin, who claimed the female body had some magical power to avoid conception while being raped, but Missouri also has Peregrine Honig. Times are a changing. And panties are too.

The Joplin Paintings Manifests Abstractions and Realities

Blair Schulman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Recollections of a natural disaster, both awesome and disconcerting, are on view at Kansas City's Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. Somewhere amidst the wreckage there is a parable. We ask for proof of a God. When a sign is given, we grieve for having gotten what we asked for.

5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities

Shermans Travel | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.

The Cultural Evolution of Art and the Net

Blair Schulman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Having opened the window to everyone, art and the internet has evolved from the side of a building or a subway car to land on our desktops and smartphones. We can carry aesthetics, creativity and ideology with us everywhere.

'Twas The Night Before Labor

Ali Fallis | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Ali Fallis

When down in the kitchen there arose such a clatter, I waddled downstairs to see what was the matter. (And to pee.)

Hearing Set For Suspect In Jewish Site Shootings

Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist who admits killing three people outside two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites is set to appear in court for ...

Driver Charged With Murder In Muslim Somali Teen's Death

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 12.05.2014 | Religion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An SUV driver accused of deliberately running down a Muslim teenager in Kansas City was charged Friday with first-degree mur...

A New Addition To The What-I'm-Thankful-For List

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Jeremy Krashin

I am thankful for these nurses, and so many others. They made the most challenging part of our life bearable. They made it human.

Single Work Appreciation Day: '#textme,' Peregrine Honig

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

In the self-portrait, the artist is, perhaps romantically, expected to display his or her most profound understanding of psychology, wisdom, hope, and despair. The proliferation of digital cameras, either aimed at mirrors or with the lens pointed backward, has recently overlaid the "selfie" on this antique genre.

Find Veterans Day's Roots at Kansas City's National WWI Museum

Lisa Singh | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Lisa Singh

(All photos courtesy: National World War I Museum) Long before it was ever called Veterans Day, the annual holiday in honor of America's armed force...

Peregrine Honig's Unicorn Considers Myths and Transitions

Blair Schulman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Long known as an artist with a wide following, Peregrine Honig presents a mutli-fold exhibition of ideas on narcissism, sexuality and identity for her first Kansas City solo exhibition in a decade at Haw Contemporary.

5 Reasons the Kansas City Royals Aren't the Worst

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 12.24.2014 | Sports
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Everyone's entitled to their opinions, including San Francisco writers who prefer their city's team over mine. But after reading a downright mean article that's not only picking on the team, but our fans, I want to stick up for the city I call home.

5 Reasons to Fall in Love With Kansas City

Michelle Lamar | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Michelle Lamar

America loves the Kansas City Royals. All the attention on the Royals has put a spotlight on this heartland city, nicknamed the City of Fountains.

Alena Hall

Meet The Breast Cancer Survivor Who's Raised A Record Amount Of Money For Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact

When Cathy Jolly was only 35 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn her life upside down. After surviving her battle and empathizing ...

Steven and William Ladd: Intricate and Intimate

Blair Schulman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Engaging with the artists and their work on multiple levels the audience serves as both observer and participant. This idea becomes a springboard for a wealth of ideas beyond objects and craft.

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Matt Hunckler

Think Silicon Valley is the only place to launch a successful tech startup? Maybe you haven't visited some of the growing cities in the so-called ...

Man Who Allegedly Threw Molotov Cocktails At Missouri Congressman's Office Arrested

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Authorities have filed criminal charges against the man they say threw two Molotov cocktails at the office of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) in Kansas C...

Witness Says Tasered Teen Went Into Convulsions: Report

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.16.2014 | Crime

Witnesses to a police stop in Missouri say cops used excessive force when they used a Taser on a 17-year-old boy who is now reportedly in critical con...

Gorgeous Time-Lapse Video Shows Thunderstorm Devour Downtown Kansas City

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green

Behold the awesome might of weather! Photographer and storm chaser Stephen Locke captured the advent of a thunderstorm Aug. 29 in Kansas City, Mis...

Melissa Etheridge Taps Her Entrepreneurial Spirit With Newest Album 'This Is Me'

Michelle Edgar | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

With a new album on its way next month, iconic artist Melissa Etheridge kept it real Wednesday night and shared her excitement about her independent release of This is M.E. through her own label.

Crystal Bridges Exhibition to Include Kansas and Missouri Artists

Blair Schulman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

As an enormous undertaking to present a cross-section of artists from around the country, this institution will offer its interpretation of contemporary American art.

Medicare: It's Only Getting Better with Age

Richard Fiesta | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Richard Fiesta

Medicare is a promise this nation has made, not just to me, but also to my children and grandchildren. I'm skeptical of anyone who says that the only way we can save Medicare for future generations is to radically change it.

One-Time Suspected Serial Killer Found Dead

Posted 05.23.2014 | Crime

Gregory Breeden, a Missouri man suspected in the mid-1990s of killing seven women, has been found dead in a Butler motel, authorities said. Breeden...

Cause and Effervescence: O-Zell Soda Bubbles Back

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 07.15.2014 | Taste
Chuck Mirarchi

While still living in Kansas City, Elias Disney, Walt and Roy's father, was growing tired and frustrated with the newspaper delivery business. In the spring of 1917, he decided to invest in a jelly company.