A plan to cut Medicare costs released by Sen Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is being celebrated by some as bipartisan success. Actually, it is proof that even a Democrat and Republican working together can chart a dangerous course for future retirees.
Any reasonable person must admit that our men and women in uniform have not only the duty to protect the rest of us but also a fierce obligation to protect one another.
One donated hour at a time, dedicated volunteers are working to alleviate hunger among those in need.
When you pull your money out of your mega-bank and start banking with community development financial institutions, your old bank will hear your voice even louder and clearer than if you were standing on Wall Street with a bullhorn.
Follow these precautions from the U.S. Fire Association to avoid a home fire during this holiday season.
Protect yourself and those around you by getting a flu shot this year.
Gov. Jay Nixon is floating the idea of borrowing from the state's public universities to cover a budget shortfall, but that assumes that the universities are flush with cash.
My Christmas is essentially the Christmas of Charles Dickens. It's a Christmas of family, goodwill, compassion, and presents — lots of presents.
Despite lofty rhetoric from governors and lawmakers about how education is vital to economic development, Missouri remains near the bottom in terms of taxpayer support of higher education.
Like drunken driving, distracted driving is nothing new. A more recent addition, however, is the use of cellular telephones — including the practice of texting while driving.
How do you explain the selection of a former software executive with no significant academic credentials as the leader of a four-campus university system?
Proposed restrictions on cell phone use make sense, but they might go too far to be widely accepted by the public. Our lawmakers could be doing more than they are now to make our highways safer, though.
Secrecy surrounded the selection of Timothy Wolfe as the UM System president. Did that mystery ensure a better choice was made? We'll never know.
The financial industry, that is trying desperately to avoid being held accountable to its customers received a big win after the Senate voted down the confirmation of Richard Cordray, the nominee to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Labor journalist Sam Pizzigati breaks down the 10 most ruthless, self-absorbed and insensitive Americans of 2011.
Part of the state government is acting like a bank, which could cause a revenue shortfall next year.
A $26 million grant has been approved by the Missouri House. But ideologues in the state Senate have vowed to block any measure that brings the state into compliance with “Obamacare.”
Let it be said that Albert Pujols leaves St. Louis owing the fans and the city nothing. The ledger is clean. He never gave less than full effort, never demanded anything from anyone that he did not demand of himself.
The tragedy of the Blagojevich prison sentence is that the problems in politics exposed by his conviction will continue.
Voters should have the opportunity to limit an incumbent's term during elections, and the proposal to extend term limits would take that power away.