Regardless of one's perspective on the death penalty, all should concur our society is ill served by executing the wrongly convicted.
If pregnancy isn’t compatible with the woman’s physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial health, then access to abortion is a part of her right to seek full health, to control her destiny.
The Pew Research Center poll found that while Americans may be more politically divided than ever they are still united by patriotism.
The initiative contains two laudable goals: decreasing societal costs and treating individual mental health disorders.
The main thing everybody should take away from researcher Joseph P. Allen's study is timeless: The only lasting form of popularity is based on confidence, benevolence and individuality.
Congress should support enhanced border enforcement by giving Mr. Obama the $2 billion he has requested to further bolster efforts during the crisis.
Shrimp is America’s No. 1 seafood. In fact, we eat far more shrimp than our other two favorites, tuna and salmon. For consumers, cleaning up our shrimp act doesn’t have to mean giving up shrimp entirely — but it does mean doing a bit of homework.
Rutherford Institute founder John Whitehead keeps reminding us of brazen Supreme Court violations of the Constitution during this and past administrations.
The Child Development Laboratory is a fully licensed and accredited child-care facility in the state of Missouri and provides high quality child care to community members, faculty, staff and students alike.
Is it really fair to consider not cutting down big swathes of rainforest as a positive action?
What Missourians need is an adult discussion on sensible state spending; what we are getting is childish bickering.
Steve and Cokie Roberts write about their family's walking habits and about traditions around the world.
The “normal” amount of sugar people eat in our country isn’t actually healthy. On average, U.S. adults eat more than twice as many calories from added sweeteners than they should. This means that our idea of moderation is often still too much sugar.
A proposed change to federal regulations would effectively let drivers put in as many as 82 hours a week behind the wheel. The change is backed by the trucking industry and opposed by safety advocates and the Obama administration.
The amount of outstanding student loans soared past the trillion-dollar mark several years ago, an amount greater than either credit card debt or auto loan debt.
Flight MH370 is Malaysia's nightmare in more ways than one. Unprecedented in aviation history, it challenges the ingenuity of a small, economically emerging nation.
Europe is much stricter than our country about what kinds of chemicals get into the food chain. Europeans don’t find many — if any — artificial dyes in their food. They can also rest assured that their cows aren’t shot up with artificial growth hormones. Regulation did that.
Changing the state constitution to give extra protection to an industry that has had its way in Missouri since the founding of the state shuts consumers out completely.
The governor contends the measures will punch a $425 million hole in the state’s budget, as well as diminish revenues for local governments. Proponents of the measure should respond with facts about the financial repercussions.
That meme still implies that the people who should undergo therapy are those with big problems. Jill Richardson disagrees. Nearly everyone should get therapy, if they have the means — and a good therapist.