We need policies and programs to genuinely address the problems that have systematically ushered our young people from the cradle to the prison industrial complex.
But most of Nixon’s vetoes were imposed because of drafting errors or because the bills represented bad public policy.
In a life full of risks, stay a little safer by avoiding flame retardant chemicals.
This year marks the 31st installment of National Night Out, a partnership among residents, law enforcement officers and Neighborhood Watch groups.
Employers in Kansas City can't fill jobs because applicants can't read or write, and the responsibility for that falls on everyone.
A racist team name makes a former favorite T-shirt a necessary addition to the garbage pile.
As the Missouri Lottery sends less money to schools, officials are flying across the country on public contractor's dime.
MU's enrollment is the highest ever, with the highest ability freshman class ever, and the Tiger's football season is off to a good start. However, a gray cloud still looms.
Eleven dollars an hour is not only fair to vendors in the home-care program, it is a step on the path toward a truly fair wage for home-care attendants.
When CVS announced its plans, company leaders said the sales of tobacco, and its harmful and widespread effects on people, contradicted the company's broader mission in delivering health care.
Journalists have died in dangerous places for as long as newspapers and war correspondents have existed. The Committee to Protect Journalists says 1,073 journalists have died, worldwide, since 1992.
Make no mistake about it: Incidents like the one in Ferguson are the price America pays for having the Second Amendment in our Constitution and fostering a culture of guns throughout our nation. And that culture is growing.
President Barack Obama and many of his supporters have suggested $10.10 per hour as a fair working minimum wage. But caregivers need to be paid better if we want more than simply adequate care for our disabled and elderly.
If the state would toll Interstate 70, both passenger and commercial vehicles would pay to use the interstate based on their size and distance traveled.
Real sexual crimes should be prosecuted in real courts by law enforcement professionals. It's an imperfect system, but faculty tribunals are a joke.
Graduates of Drake University and University of Iowa law schools who intend to practice in Iowa would be granted a "diploma privilege," meaning they would be exempt from taking the exam.
Arkansas' capitol city was seen as a moderate Southern metropolis, and Gov. Orville Faubus was regarded as more progressive than the firebrand segregationists who dominated states such as Mississippi and Alabama.
The use of deadly force is complicated, and officers under stress often can't recount the exact details of a situation. Cameras are the best way to keep cops and the public safe.
The Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation hopes bill gains support and is not misinterpreted.
Missouri fails its children when it continues to provide millions in subsidies to unlicensed day care providers without direct oversight or inspection.