SungWoo Lee is a baseball superfan from Seoul, South Korea. He travelled to Kansas City this year to see his favorite team, the Royals, play and he may have brought a little magic with him. So now he's on his way back for the World Series.
Micronesians have come to the United States in larger numbers since 1986. Most settle in nearby Pacific islands, like Guam or Hawaii. But a few come a little farther. To Missouri, for example, where a large Micronesian population has grown up.
Austin, Texas, this week became second U.S. community to be chosen to receive Google Fiber. In Austin, people are excited about the potential for innovation and to bridge the digital access divide. But an academic in Kansas City, where Google Fiber started, says their experience has been different.
Paul Rudd is starring in a new Broadway production that's more serious than his usual roles, which include the upcoming film This is 40. Rudd, though, says he's not looking to put his career on a certain path -- he's taking good roles as they come.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke about President Harry Truman's decision to recognize Israel back in 1948 -- and about controversy surrounding some of President Bush's comments in Israel today.
Among accordion enthusiasts, Kansas City native Don Lipovac is a legend.The 75-year-old musician was once recognized as our nation's best accordion player and his fame reaches across the Atlantic. Reporter Elana Gordon has more from KCUR.
In April of 1958, shortly after winning first place in the American Accordion Association's National Championship, Lipovac traveled to Hollywood to appear on ABC's music variety program, the Lawrence Welk show.
There are reports that Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is about to be selected as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services in President Obama's cabinet. We're joined by Steve Kraske at KCUR in Kansas City.
Just two weeks after President Obama called for 'fair-minded words' to be used in the debate over abortion rights, Dr. George Tiller was gunned down at church. How will doctors act now -- and what affect will the killing have on women seeking abortions?
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bernanke faced tough questions about his monetary policy and his approach to regulation at a town hall meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. The Takeaway talks to Edmund Andrews, economics reporter for The New York Times.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the winners of a stimulus grant called TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery). Communities around the country competed for federal money to revamp their public transit systems.