George Kennedy's column on Paul Albert did not present all the facts. The Albert family asks that he present the documents he was given to supply all sides of the story.
The message of President Barack Obama's Tuesday address to American school children was straightforward; the controversy surrounding it was not. Was the president's call for hard work and goal-setting crushed under an avalanche of politicized commentary, or did the speech's target audience, students, come away with the right idea?
We fight terrorism by properly funding K-12 and post-secondary public education, by providing affordable health care to all, by developing renewable energy rather than new oil fields, by providing jobs to all who are able and willing to work and by protecting those who cannot care for themselves.
The inn, on the TransAmerica Trail bicycle route, has 14 bunk beds in three bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and laundry room.
Management and funding of the show are questioned.
An amendment passed by Congress in 1976 prevents the federal government from funding abortions.
Legos are staying afloat because of a new, more profitable business model, but this comes at the expense of creativity.
Journalists try to avoid reporting stories that seem self-serving. But when events in a journalist's life, such as a seven month-long public health risk, demand attention, often it's best to forgo that principle.
As the state pension fund's investments continue fall short Missouri taxpayers have been called upon to make up the difference, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. Some lawmakers are suggesting that the state either reduce benefits or require employee contributions in order to ease the shortfalls.
The event was more legendary in baby boomers' minds than in reality.
What do you think about the city's proposal to cut social services funding? If possible, are there better ways for Columbia to save money in 2010, or is a cut simply a byproduct of a bad economy that every department must expect to face?
The health care debate is the latest example of America missing an opportunity to correct its mistakes of the past and display the ideals of the country.
Regardless of whether standardized test scores actually measure a student's knowledge or the quality of a class of freshmen, schools continue to use them as a means of comparison.
The most distressing realization of this summer's debate over health care reform is that so many appear to care so little about the well-being of their neighbors.
The image captures the moment immediately after a Marine in southern Afghanistan was mortally wounded by a rocket-propelled grenade. The Marine's father had asked the Associated Press not to publish the photo.
As Obama prepares to give a back-to-school speech aimed at children, conservatives accuse the president of "indoctrinating" America's youth.
One should strive to become a servant-leader to better the community, one's own life and the lives of others.
Missouri hog farmers have been damaged by the name "swine flu." You can't catch the virus by eating pork, but you can affect livelihoods by avoiding it.
The Columbia Missourian is committed to keeping pork out of pandemic headlines.
Before his fall, Smith was an icon for a new age in state politics.