Rex Sinquefield is backing Garry Kasparov's campaign for president of the World Chess Federation to unseat longtime incumbent Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
The latest New England Journal of Medicine says the world could avoid 200 million needless deaths by 2025 — and also gain trillions in tax revenue — if tobacco taxes were tripled worldwide, preventing millions of youths from becoming addicted
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” The wrongful conviction of citizens for crimes they didn’t commit is a substantial problem that can be addressed by the adoption of several “best practice” reforms already adopted by a number of states across the country.
Jeffrey E. Smith is a Columbia developer who is the individual most responsible for Missouri spending more money on low-income and historic tax credits than any other state in the nation.
The website is working much more smoothly now for enrollees, but more than half of the enrollees so far are in the 45- to-64-year-old age bracket, while the 18- to 34-year-old demographic accounts for only about a fourth of the enrollment so far.
Instead of rushing to marijuana legalization, Missouri should wait to see how things go in Colorado and Washington.
How would Martin Luther King Jr. view the Forbes 400 controlling as much wealth as our entire African-American population of about 41 million people? Could that state of affairs co-exist with his dream? Hardly.
Although progress has been made in Haiti, many problems remain, including delayed elections and almost 700,000 suspected cases of cholera.
The most important step the General Assembly can take is to be fiscally responsible — to balance the budget without putting a burden on our citizens, businesses and schools.
No one in government is trying to make things worse for Missourians; officials simply have differing opinions and proposals on how to make things better.
A lack of respect and common decency has been at the heart of this case. After announcing her decision not to file felony charges, special prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said: “Our system of justice works because it is evidence-based. We don’t always like the outcome, but it’s evidence-based and it works.”
Coaches, along with trainers, must be aggressive in making sure players do not take part in games until they have recovered from possible concussions.
Missouri has seen falsely convicted inmates released from death row. Death sentences are costly and unproductive as a deterrent.
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's political aides just took the boss's brand of hand-to-hand political combat to a worrisome new extreme.
It also promises to be a spur to schools to learn how their graduates are doing and what professors and administrators can do to improve their professional outcomes.
What we really need now is vigorous government efforts to create jobs.
Regardless of race, fathers are likely to be less involved in the daily lives of their children if they do not live with them.
Students at St. Mary's College in Maryland have been waging battle for some time for a campus-wide living wage.
Until recently, Facebook was synonymous with a youthful communications revolution, but there's been an increase in users over age 65. What is cool with younger people doesn't stay cool forever.
New online tool rolled out in December makes it easier to get people registered. The hardest part might be using the mouse to sign the form.