President Obama has already taken several steps toward building international relations, but some say it's still too early to tell how much his presidency will actually affect U.S. global affairs.
School Board member Ines Segert should be commended for doing what she thinks is right for both her family and community.
This week, we ask you to weigh in on Obama's decision to close Guantanamo Bay, the deal struck between Gary Forsee and Jay Nixon to stop tuition increases, the proposed statewide smoking ban, the killing of protected birds and another killing at Virginia Tech University.
Immigration law and border control should be addressed with a positive approach.
Mr. Obama is making history as President Obama. His presence also has sparked discussions about race. It still matters. But how has the discussion about race changed over the years? What problems exist today? The Missourian starts a yearlong effort to tell the stories about Columbia.
Calls for bipartisanship can be heard from both parties, but President Obama should remember why America chose him and stay true to the policies he promised.
Mr. Obama did not lead us into false hope and dreams that nothing is wrong but stated clearly and precisely what was broken and that we, all of us, were responsible for the repair to our national body.
Using government power to seize the property occupied by two downtown businesses to build a new facility for the State Historical Society of Missouri is unethical.
The blockade in Gaza is illegal under international law, yet the U.S. government continues to arm Israel.
The roads would be a lot safer if there was a ban on using cell phones while behind the wheel.
In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., everyone should try to increase their awareness of the extra work society requires of some people and not others.
The following are excerpts of President Barack Obama's inauguration speech, as released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. We've posed questions from his speech to you as inspiration for starting a community dialogue about this new chapter in America.
CPS Board member Ines Segert is doing a good job. She voices opinions at meetings and shares her reasoning.
Time has become a luxury. And the tools of technology need to be used with due diligence.
Which is more disturbing: That the president and vice-president continue to deny that the United States engaged in torture, or that the right-wing pundits use the plot of a TV show to justify such actions?
Whenever there is a drastic change in ideas and behavior there will always be a backlash. Change can be painful. It means you have to give up something. You have to turn loose something you may not necessarily have held dear, but was something you had become accustomed to. The good news is, with time, people learn to adapt.
The gas dispute with the Ukraine shows that there are no easy answers to resolve the issue and that Russia is still trying to control its former territory.
This week, we ask you to weigh in on Miguel Paul's family ties, chilly weather, stolen street signs, how the UM System is attempting to save money and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Landing an airplane in water, as one pilot did in New York on Thursday, is incredibly difficult.