A discussion about what national security interests are at stake is essential. A forecast of possible exit options would be helpful. Playing politics while U.S. troops have their hides on the line is despicable.
When powerful people don't call out domestic violence as a brutal act worthy of stiff punishment, every victim suffers.
Proponents of the amendment to mandate teacher evaluations by student progress didn't like what they saw in the polls and withdrew from active campaigning. Amendment 3 might not pass, but it's not going away.
Missouri's new 72-hour abortion waiting period is the second-most restrictive abortion law in the country.
Instead of investing in the police force, we should be putting our money toward long-term solutions.
Tolling existing interstates is double taxation because it charges people for using roads for which their tax dollars have already paid.
We need to act, and we need to act sooner rather than later. America’s air support of the Iraqi and Kurdish ground troops is only a start.
To have an actual national conversation about ISIS, we first need to understand what it is and how we can beat it.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell betrayed the faith of NFL fans — especially women — and lost all credibility after his bungling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
The Missouri Department of Transportation and Columbia's Solid Waste Division are slowly going broke. Better pricing methods and delegation to locals hold the key to both crises.
The longer our government takes to vet the use of drones and to provide meaningful guidance to private interests — with agriculture near the top of that list — then the greater risk we'll miss out on realizing the full potential of this new technology.
Bullying is a childhood disease that needs to be cured.
If worker productivity was the basis for determining the minimum wage, it would be $18.67. If it had kept pace with wage growth of the country’s top 1 percent, the pay would be $28 an hour.
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.
This year marks the 31st installment of National Night Out, a partnership among residents, law enforcement officers and Neighborhood Watch groups.
In a life full of risks, stay a little safer by avoiding flame retardant chemicals.
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.