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PHOTOS: A Female Episcopal Priest Visits A Mormon Temple

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 06.22.2012 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Latter Day Saints restrict temple access to members of their denomination who have proven themselves to be faithful and dedicated adherents. But when a new temple is built, anyone may enter prior to its dedication.

Kansas City Bishop To Stand Trial In Abuse Case

Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion

By Joshua J. McElwee National Catholic Reporter KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first criminal case against a sitting U.S. bishop in the decades-long cler...

Flyover Country? Not This Kansas City

Jason Grill | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Jason Grill

The City of Fountains has been praised as a great place to live, work and visit for many years, but recently it is becoming a hot bed for entrepreneurial investment, high culture and the innovations of the future.

The Top 10 Best U.S. Cities For Newlyweds

Posted 03.20.2012 | Weddings

Looking for the best place to settle down after you and your partner tie the knot? A new report from Rent.com, released on Tuesday, has narrowed do...

Rick Steves' Road Trip: Breadbasket Byways

Rick Steves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Between Kansas City and Omaha, we took the back roads.

Fallen Soldiers' Son, 10, Keeps Dad's Legacy Alive

Posted 03.02.2012 | Impact

Since an Afghanistan helicopter crash claimed the lives of 30 military members in August, Braydon Nichols, 10, has been fighting to make sure that no ...

Mariah Robertson "Let's Change"

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

Mariah Robertson is an unrepentant analog photographer. Like her predecessors, she spent countless hours in a darkroom, experimenting with chemicals a...

Brad Pitt To Turn Vacant 103-Year-Old School Into Affordable Housing Complex

Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact

Since Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt's charity has been focused on building sustainable homes in New Orleans. But, now the generous star is branching ou...

BlackVoices History Quest: Kansas City

Posted 02.06.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Kansas City, Missouri. We're so excited to be covering Kansas City, today! With i...

Kansas City Schools Slammed With Lawsuit Over Transfers

Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

Five suburban school districts have filed suit to stop student transfers from Kansas City Public Schools to their districts until various issues like ...

Stranger With Big Heart Puts Diamond Ring in Salvation Army Kettle

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2012 | Weird News

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Talk about ringing in the holidays. An anonymous donor dropped a diamond and sapphire ring worth $2,000 into a Salv...

Amusement Parks Near Kansas City: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Chris Wessling | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Kansas City offer visitors a fun-filled way to spend a few hours or an entire day. From roller coasters to thrill rides to water ra...

Give Me Your Rich; Keep Those Poor Huddled Masses Away

Randy Turner | Posted 01.22.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

During the days State Sen. Cunningham's committee was in session, not one witness was called to address the real problem that faces students in these schools -- poverty.

Lawyer: Stolen Cell Phone Proves Baby Lisa's Parents Are Innocent

Posted 11.14.2011 | Crime

A lawyer representing the parents of missing Missouri baby Lisa Irwin says that a call made on a cell phone stolen the night the child vanished proves...

Following Through

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

Let's invest in our kids with affordable accessible arts experiences for the greater good of our society -- not a novel idea by any means, but a valid and easily realized one.

Baby Lisa Timeline: New Details About The Hours Before Infant's Disappearance

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

New details about the hours before Lisa Irwin's disappearance have painted a clearer picture of the missing Missouri infant's final night in her Kansa...

In the Halloween Queen's Court: A Conversation with Elvira, aka Cassandra Peterson

Dan Lybarger | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

At 60, Cassandra Peterson has practically become the Santa Claus of the 31st of October, so it was surprising to get a one-on-one conversation with her in costume last Thursday.

Baby Lisa Billboards Raise Awareness Of Missing Infant

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.30.2011 | Crime

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nearly a decade ago, a suburban Kansas City man desperately searching for his teenage daughter...

The Catholic Church And Child Abuse: Deja Vu All Over Again

Michael Ruse | Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion
Michael Ruse

Too often, established religion does make possible evil things and clearly the Kansas City situation is one such case. The authority and attitude of the bishop makes what happened all too possible and common.

FAA Halts Flights As Police Search For Baby Lisa Continues

Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

As investigators searched a wooded area for missing Missouri infant Lisa Irwin on Tuesday, the FAA reportedly implemented a temporary flight restricti...

Lawyer: Baby LIsa's Mom Was Drunk, But Has 'Nothing To HIde'

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police said Tuesday that the parents of a missing baby have not sat down face-to-face with investigators since Oc...

Baby Lisa's Parents Hire Attorney Who Defended Joran Van Der Sloot

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Associated Press) -- The mother of a missing Kansas City baby said Monday that she was drunk when her daughter disappeared, may have...

WATCH: Mom Says She Was Drunk When Baby Lisa Vanished

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The mother of a baby who went missing from her Kansas City home two weeks ago says she was drunk when the girl disappeared. Deb...

WATCH: Family Of Missing Baby Lisa Irwin Releases Home Videos

Posted 12.14.2011 | Crime

Relatives of Lisa Irwin, a 10-month old baby who was allegedly stolen from her crib, posted home videos of the infant on YouTube to help the search. ...

Many Searches, Few Clues In Baby Lisa's Disappearance

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER and BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.12.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Associated Press) -- Authorities searching for a missing baby in Kansas City have marched shoulder-to-shoulder through acres of wood...