Missouri's questionable methods create more problems than the death penalty solves.
The lessons of the Kennedy years, both the triumphs and the tragedies, have stuck with me, with a stubborn vividness, far more so than anything from the years of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, all of whose presidencies I witnessed firsthand as a reporter.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Oct.15 denied Missouri women equal protection. The case of Snider-Carpenter set a precedent that allowed a landlord to sexually assault his female tenants without violating the law or the woman's rights.
Gov. Nixon issued an executive order last week allowing Missouri same-sex couples who have legally married in other states to file joint tax returns.
With an election year on the horizon and looming high-profile legislation requiring action, the Missouri legislature needs to address ethics issues first.
The federal farm bill, now in congressional conference committee, could slap an unneeded, overly broad muzzle on the Environmental Protection Agency.
President Abraham Lincoln gave the address Nov. 19, 1863.
Attracting better-paying jobs, taking advantage of online resources and increasing progress by focusing on specific concerns are common sense.
Missouri’s teacher retirement system is rife with problems. The end result is escalating payments by the state or declining benefits for pensioners.
Kansas and Missouri need a united front to resolve "border war" after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gave a speech at a Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce luncheon on the subject.
Logan's apparent naivete is far from the most objectionable thing about CBS' ill-fated attempt to pander to the far-right's odd obsession with the Benghazi tragedy.
Polls show Americans becoming more accepting of same-sex couples. Missouri seems to be an outlier.
Traveling to Arkansas was a wonderful visit to times and places that have been locked in my memories for many years. It was good to remember and to reflect on the years gone by.
Consumers are understandably suspicious when food producers and agribusinesses like locally based Monsanto wage a $21.95 million campaign in Washington state to defeat a GMO-labeling ballot measure.
Our service members have given so much of their time and health to protect the nation.
From low-interest loans to supportive housing, there is much Missouri can offer our veterans.
Such preparation helps Jefferson City, Cole County and Missouri crews effectively and efficiently clear and maintain roads during storms.
Missouri is about $600 million short on its funding formula for elementary and secondary education. In Kansas, lawmakers are threatening to defy a court order to do a better job of financing the education of young Kansans.
If some ways, Mr. Nixon’s actions regarding personnel issues are at least as bad — and in some ways worse — than those of his predecessor, Gov. Matt Blunt.
The memorial elevates Missouri Western's role as a cultural destination and enhances the campus.