It's time for Americans to get back their fighting spirit and do something for themselves about health care. Don't depend on others to do the battle for you.
A study from last week ranked Missouri's public defender system 49th of all 50 states and stated that the attorneys are responsible for too many cases. How should Missouri address this problem?
With the help of volunteers and advocates, Missourians can reduce the number of deaths caused by child abuse and neglect.
Columbia Missourian Public Life editor Scott Swafford and reporter Chris Canipe joined Eric Durban on KBIA's "The Beat" to discuss the airport plan.
Editor Evan Smith last week told students at MU about his Twitter conversion: He went from "hater to a zealot." I would love to follow his lead, but Twitter, for all its good points, is still hard to love.
Last week a Boone County judge threw out the initial sentencing of a Columbia teen convicted of second-degree robbery, citing an error made by the prosecution in its closing argument. What should the jury recommend in his new trial for sentencing?
Carolyn Doll writes that we must learn from our past military failures and find a new approach to combating al-Quaida in Afghanistan.
Missourian health editor Katherine Reed and reporter Angela Hamilton visited The Beat to talk about the feature.
Everyone knows what they mean, and they mean something different to everyone.
Polls show that many Americans would support one a government-run insurance option ... as long as it's not called a public option.
President Robert Mugabe has shut out Prime Minister Morgan Tsangirai repeatedly during the coalition government.
The university might not be in the best financial situation, but things aren't as bad as they could be.
Too many believe that there can only be one “right religion," but we all take different avenues seeking our personal truths and we stumble when others believe differently.
In June, the U.S. House of Represenatives passed legislation that would reduce the emission of greenhouse gases by 83 percent by 2050.
Instead of the government tracking criminals, religious institutions should hold people accountable for their actions.
The majority of doctors and Americans favor a public insurance option in the health care reform bill.
Despite their dubious commerical ethics and unattainable standards of feminine beauty, glossy women's fashion magazines keep sucking me back in.
Fire chief candidate Kenneth Craft Jr.'s two sons have arrest records in Lee County, Fla. Kenneth M. “Casey” Craft III, then 17, was arrested in March 2004 on suspicion of burglary and theft, and Corey Craft, 19, was arrested April 7 on suspicion of five counts of third-degree theft.
Charles Williams III will be sentenced Friday. The jury that convicted him of second-degree robbery suggested 12 years, but Judge Kevin Crane can and should send the teen to jail for a shorter period of time. When you remove emotion from the equation, it becomes clear that the suggested punishment doesn't fit Williams' crime.
History contains many examples of women being the force behind change. Perhaps it's time for women to follow history's footsteps and lead the campaign to return to civility.