The Obama administration recently approved three new hydraulic-fracturing projects off the Santa Barbara coast.
Nigeria must work with surrounding countries to mount a national security effort.
Forcing one’s beliefs upon another is a threat to the religious freedoms of all. At the same time, if religion is used to discriminate against a class of persons, in this case members of the LGBT community, then the situation changes.
President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is necessary for America to progress morally and economically. Too many young men of color have been diverted off the path of productivity, and that should not be the norm.
An assessment by the U.S. Department of State has found that the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to increase carbon emissions. It adds that other means of moving the oil to refineries are likely to result in greater emissions.
The world is still open to dreamers. Sometimes you have to wait until it’s it your turn to shine.
The current session of the General Assembly is rife with legislation that would be harmful to the Missouri Conservation Commission and the work it does in partnership with the conservation department's professional staff.
The legislation, presented as a way to reform the current payday loan laws and protect the consumer, would give the payday loan industry free rein to rake in outrageous profits.
Russian President Vladimir Putin deployed troops in Ukraine last week amid escalating disputes about the nation's governance. While Putin claims that he is protecting Russian interests in the region, his sudden display of militarism has divided the Ukranian population and set other world powers on edge.
Reducing the influence of money on legislative bodies is one idea in a package of bills proposed by Sen. John Lamping and endorsed by others.
Missouri lawmakers need to keep current term limits in place.
The super rich have thought up new ways to help themselves grab more money and power at society's expense.
Health insurance providers in Missouri have been ducking their obligations to pay for new forms of cancer treatment, those that involve pills and liquid ingestion instead of intravenous drugs.
The regulatory process to start or grow a business needs to be reformed and simplified so that ordinary people trying to make a living and grow their businesses can do so without unnecessary hoops to jump through.
Slapping new federal restrictions on burning wood is counter-productive; it invites backlash and nullification attempts that incite added confrontation and confusion between state and federal authority.
As he ends his first month on the job, here’s a preliminary impression of our university’s new chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin.
Households can create a preparedness plan, sign up to take a class, volunteer, give blood or make a financial donation to celebrate Red Cross Month.
Recent deaths of loved ones, and the death of a Columbia Fire Department firefighter this week, reflect the realness of mortality.
With little more than five weeks left for open enrollment on the state and federal exchanges, only 24 percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 have signed up, well below the White House's target.
Henry Ford cut down on employee turnover in 1914 by doubling employee pay to $5 a day. Walmart cut its turnover rate down from 70 percent in 1999, but still has room for improvement compared to companies like Costco.