Adopting a stray pet is not a bad idea. But people might adopt a pet, claim the tax credit and then dump the pet by the side of the road — all for the $300 tax credit.
The memorial is to be expanded and updated to honor veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Funding would come from private sources.
The more complex the topic and the more stakeholders involved in the issue, the more challenging it becomes to summarize an article in so few words.
As a new Congress dawned this month, the House voted 412-0 to exempt veterans from the Affordable Care Act.
The reserve of stories to run any time over the holiday season have run out — just in time for restocking by the next group of reporters.
Free tuition at community colleges will cost federal taxpayers $60 billion over 10 years, and another $20 billion by the states.
The ABLE Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law a few days before Christmas, will give people with disabilities and their families access to the tax-deferred savings option that folks without disabilities already enjoy.
An estimated 300,000 uninsured Missourians cannot get discounts on insurance that are available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Net neutrality is the notion that Internet service providers — Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, etc. — should not be allowed to create fast and slow lanes between customers and online content.
New York Times reporter James Risen won his legal fight against the U.S. Department of Justice, which wanted him to disclose sources he used to uncover failed U.S. operation against Iran's nuclear program.
Much-needed legislation to limit campaign contributions, ban lobbyist gifts, improve transparency and require lawmakers to wait before becoming lobbyists should pass this year.
If Missouri wants to stimulate growth, the first step is putting a stop to corporate welfare.
Please call your state representative and senator and tell them to vote in favor of HB 153 before the state loses more money, jobs and lives.
The president's plan is noble, but states are better equipped to cater to college students' needs.
Claims that Medicaid expansion in Missouri would be "too expensive" to ignore obvious economic and health benefits.
States self-deprecate via submitted one-line descriptions.
Although wholesale compromise is not expected, Gov. Jay Nixon and lawmakers should work together as legislation moves through the process.
As a human being, I feel disgust over the murder of 12 innocent people. As an artist, I feel a profound sense of grief over the loss of four fellow cartoonists — including the great Cabu (also known as Jean Cabut), who inspired me as a young man to become a cartoonist.
Most of us don’t get enough nature in our lives. And maybe that’s why too many people either overestimate or underestimate nature’s power to kill you.
Both Democrats and Republicans believe in the importance of a free Internet, so Congress should pass legislation to keep it that way.