February is American Heart Month, and expanding Medicaid to cover more women would mean healthier Missourians and a healthier state.
It would take a miracle worker to bring Republicans and Democrats to the point of working together for the national good.
A new war authorization to combat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq is teetering on the edge of being beneficial in combating violent forces in the Middle East and being so broad that it opens the door for unrestricted power to engage in war around the globe.
The federal government is requiring the installation of expensive collision avoidance technology by the end of the year, but so far no one is willing to pick up the nearly $33 million tab.
President Obama said, at an inter-faith event, that we shouldn’t hold all Muslims responsible for the acts of a relative few. Christianity also has a skeleton or two in its historical closet.
Stress is part of life, and the survey shows it is an ever-increasing part of a student’s life. Too much stress, however, can become overwhelming, debilitating and counter-productive.
Alabama has a long history of refusing to acknowledge that federal power trumps state power. Missouri is a relative newcomer to this Civil War-era brand of doing business.
The City Council seems to be choosing big business over the citizens of Columbia with increased frequency. Whether it is about IBM or Opus, the council has been ignoring the needs of the 130,000 residents of the city.
Help a community that is dealing with rising violence, a lack of empathy, continuing distrust between police and the people they serve, and the distractions of daily life.
Ever since the modern political process made running for president a four-year job, this is the time when potential candidates started making their public moves. So how are the two parties' races for the nomination shaping up?
Rarely are contemporary issues given contemporary attention, despite the vast belief that few of the old issues have been resolved. They have just been masked.
The Obama administration continues in its own policy-free zone of doing just enough to avoid international condemnation and too little to make an impact.
Long before any real voters cast ballots in a real election, candidates for president face a "media primary" conducted in full public view that carries risk for White House wannabees.
Losing is a drag. Writing about MU's losing basketball season requires creativity.
College sports have become big business, with athletes providing the grunt work.
Missouri could use the money it spends pursuing death sentences on crime prevention tactics and victims counseling.
Medicaid expansion could benefit 50,000 Missouri adults through community treatment programs providing behavioral health services.
The approximately 300,000 Missourians who don't qualify for Medicaid face devastating hardships.
Critics attack the IRS for making mistakes, darkening the public’s view of it. That gives political opportunists a chance to lobby successfully for cuts. A smaller budget virtually guarantees future mistakes by a cash-strapped agency.
President Barack Obama has put forth an intriguing idea to reduce federal subsidies for crop insurance.