Gov. Jay Nixon, who has passed on a couple of previous opportunities to jump into the abortion wars, must do so now. He should veto the appalling bill finalized late Wednesday.
America's oil boom is delivering broad benefits, but not necessarily at the pump. The good news is that oil analysts say gasoline prices probably peaked for this year in late April.
The Missouri General Assembly did both too much where it didn't matter and not enough where it did.
Instead of infringing on a woman's right to make her own family planning decisions, lawmakers should spend their time working on a Medicaid expansion proposal.
Turtles are struck by cars throughout the warm months, but they are at special risk at this time of year, when they are moving around looking for mates and establishing home ranges.
An estimated 300 group members, including area pastors, participated in a rally at the Capitol to encourage Medicare expansion. Their voices expressed both passion and frustration.
The tax measure that will now become law over Gov. Jay Nixon's veto is not anything like the deep tax cut plan enacted in Kansas. It is markedly less ambitious than the plan offered a year ago in Missouri.
Racism cannot be changed with a simple court ruling, but rather requires a consistent desire for a better society.
There are too many questions concerning this joint resolution. It is as if the gun lobby decided that if we are to be a true “conservative state” we must do away with any common sense law concerning firearms.
It may be difficult to tie a single event, such as our own 2011 tornado, to climate change, the way it is to tie one particular person’s lung cancer to smoking. But it’s also becoming increasingly difficult to deny the larger pattern with climate change, just as it became impossible to deny the larger pattern with smoking.
Student loans are the equivalent of payday loans for the middle class, second only to home mortgages as the highest form of consumer debt in the nation. They account for 6 percent of the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt.
The downtown core has to contain an adequate infrastructure. The infrastructure must support all of the activities occurring within it.
The current sales tax code is unquestionably confusing for consumers and companies.
Studies now show that spending time in nature — with or without exercise — provides cognitive and psychological benefits.
CNN poll indicates that 46 percent of Americans think that officials are looking for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane in the wrong place.
What you need to drill into your brain and the brains of every other man on campus is that it's not OK to get drunk and stupid and then have sex with a woman who is drunk and stupid.
We place our liberties at risk if we forget the religiously-informed wisdom of the Founders. Regrettably, that forgetfulness seems to be all too common today.
The Kansas City region deserves a more modern airport that will deliver convenient experiences for millions of travelers and visitors every year.
New sewers headline a list of to-do's for the city if it is to continue its bright plans for downtown development.