In 2009, Iowa became the first state in the nation to reverse such a same-sex marriage ban, paving the way for legal same-sex marriage. Now, 17 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized same-sex marriage by court rulings, by statute or by popular votes.
Developing effective ways to adapt is a worthwhile step while the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere continues to rise.
The U.S. must continue to rally the Europeans to stand together against Putin's dream of rebuilding the lost Soviet empire.
Religious freedom is an individual right, not an employer choice. A firm run by executives with deep religious convictions is not the same as a church or religious nonprofit organization.
The world's seventh-largest oil company gets that unless things change quickly, another big financial market bubble has the potential to bring people to their knees.
Lots of money is being handed to multinational companies in overseas tax subsidies and loopholes. Conservative estimates put the total loss at $100 billion a year.
The governor's office points out that the proposed legislation of more than 1,100 pages is simply too much in one bill. He would prefer that it be broken down into more manageable pieces.
The current setup for security at Kansas City Airport isn't inefficient. Passenger wait times at screening checkpoints average 10 minutes and likely would not change with a new terminal.
While it’s easy to make fun of Americans’ drive to save time in the kitchen, there’s nothing inherently wrong with it. In fact, sometimes time-saving steps constitute efficiency and ingenuity, not laziness.
The university says it is concerned that students might feel less inclined to seek help because of the Title IX reporting requirement. It is shameful that the state university system’s crown jewel is still wringing its hands about the matter.
Managing freight transport is essential to Missouri's continued growth. The more growth, the bigger the problem of moving loads efficiently.
At the founding of this nation, the Framers of the Constitution believed in publicly educating our children. To argue against adequately funding our schools rejects Adams and Jefferson and Franklin.
Too many unprepared students are being placed in Advanced Placement classes and forced to take the exams. The problem is that some states have become so caught up in the hype to push AP that they now routinely have more than 50 percent exam failures, based on tests actually taken.
Frankenfish is a threat to fisheries around the world. It might begin with salmon, but it won't end there. And it won't change the fact that the wild salmon, along with naturally grown fruits, vegetables and nuts, provide the nutrition humans need.
There is room for criticism of Ryan's report, but both Republicans and Democrats alike should join U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in an attempt to try to figure out what more we can do to help our nation's low-income population.
The Illinois Court of Appeals and Colorado courts, both state and federal, have found that government records discussing allegations of misconduct by public employees cannot be shielded from public inspection. Happy Sunshine Week, everyone.
It is now a badge of honor to be picketed by the increasingly cartoonish Westboro clan.
An Associated Press analysis of federal data found that the Obama administration got more secretive last year, censoring or denying FOIA access to government files more than at any time in the president’s tenure.
Ukraine's fate is likely to make the world's nuclear rogues, such as Iran and North Korea, even less likely to give up their nuclear facilities or weapons.
These 24 soldiers were likely denied because of their ethnic or religious heritages.