More resources are needed to provide enough weekend meals for students who rely on free or reduced-price meals at school.
Keeping up with politics can be hard, and that's OK.
For sexual assaults on college campuses to be reduced, a cultural change is needed. Students should be willing to intervene in potentially threatening situations.
The Internet sensation has raised close to $80 million for Lou Gehrig's disease research.
The selling of real estate for overdue property taxes shows the unseen dark side of how we pay for services in the community. Every time voters approve a new or extended property tax, it impacts those already struggling to stay in their homes.
My brother could have helped win the war for education. As it was, he finished school about 40 years too late. He became a teacher when it became more important to parents to let their children have a good time in school rather than get a good education.
The phrase, "dog days of summer" dates to the Greeks and Romans.
Although the U.S. has acted appropriately in recent weeks, war-weary Americans deserve a firmer answer regarding the future of U.S. military involvement in Iraq.
Even though the officers of the Special Response Team of St. Joseph and Buchanan County decided the equipment was needed, many others in the community questioned that assessment, and well before the Ferguson police showdown with protesters.
Instead of just another TV show, there’s a whole new channel that’s all Sarah Palin, all the time. Don’t look for it in your TV listings. It’s on the Internet, and a yearly subscription costs $99.95.
The anger that simmered and then exploded in Ferguson has its roots in something more than a white cop from a force that doesn’t look like its community killing — however it happened — an unarmed black kid. It stretches beyond the demographic changes over the past 25 years that had Ferguson turning from a majority white to a majority black inner-ring suburb of St. Louis.
The Missouri Press Association has joined the effort to find photographs of every U.S. Service member killed in action in Vietnam.
This looming deal of food giants seeking a larger global footprint involves what’s called a tax inversion — Burger King, currently based in Miami, would move its headquarters to Canada and thus lower its U.S. tax bills.
The story of protest and confrontation is a local story for every community in the country, even when your journalists stay home.
The Leahy bill addresses in only minor ways the collection of information about Americans as a byproduct of the electronic surveillance targeting foreigners living abroad.
Going forward, Nixon needs to assert his authority and replace St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch with a special prosecutor to lead the investigation into Michael Brown’s death.
There is always a criminal element ready to use legitimate protest as an excuse to loot, burn and shoot.
Both Gov. Jay Nixon and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have appealed for calm instead of conflict.
Mental illness is hard to diagnose and hard to treat. No one ever argues that we need less access, but few in a position to make a difference have confronted the reality of just how hard it can be to get treatment.
The audit is of a $385,000 contract awarded in 2013 to Indianapolis-based CEE-Trust to study the then-unaccredited Kansas City Public Schools.