Despite moral-high-horse predictions, when Florida tested welfare recipients for drugs, only 2.6 percent tested positive — far less than the 8 percent of Floridians overall who use illegal drugs.
President Obama's executive action is not enough to fix our country's broken immigration system.
Cat cafes, which started in Taiwan and Japan, are coffee shops where you can go to play with cats while you enjoy a hot beverage.
Consumers must not panic about multisyllabic ingredients that will have less of an effect on their health than the fats and sugars they consume, but they must also be aware of misleading marketing.
Local government is a darn hard job. Ginny Chadwick should know, too, that a public servant can never communicate enough.
Four conservative Supreme Court justices will decide if the Affordable Care Act's subsidies are legal.
In preparation for winter, advisories have been prepared by the State Emergency Management Agency, Missouri Department of Transportation, the Missouri Highway Patrol and the U.S. Postal Service.
The American Heart Association recommends that women consume no more than six teaspoons of these sugars per day and urges men to limit themselves to nine. Yet the average American consumes 7.5 teaspoons a day just from sugary drinks alone.
The 2015 legislative session must be different. The post-Ferguson landscape demands it.
The Democratic Party is a collection of political strands that pull in one direction and push in the other.
Lynch deserves prompt confirmation as the next attorney general because a prolonged delay could open the door for political mischief and leave the Justice Department uncertain about its next boss.
De Niro is just one of many who are punished for upgrading their property by paying higher taxes every year.
Gov. Jay Nixon is working on a proposal to keep the Rams in St. Louis, but economic growth is not a valid argument.
Rather than inviting the rest of the Internet to violate its customers' privacy, Verizon should find a more respectful way to generate advertising dollars.
Film tax credits don’t create long-term jobs, nor do they create sustainable economic growth for the state.
In New York City, some hospitals are now giving children prescriptions for fruit and vegetables. The prescriptions can be exchanged at farmers’ markets for fresh produce, allowing low-income families to stretch their food budget.
Proposition 2 would have raised developer fees to help with building the infrastructure that growth requires, but now the council must find an alternative. A solution won’t be easy to find.
The red wave that rolled across the country in Tuesday’s election washed control of the U.S. Senate from Democratic hands, solidified Republican control of the U.S. House and raised the Republicans’ veto-proof majorities in the Missouri Legislature to near-record levels.
St. Louis County police have said repeatedly that the restriction was solely for safety and was not intended to prevent media from witnessing the violence or the police response.
None of the 14 women poses a threat to society. But their sentences are in many cases disproportionate with penalties handed out to men who do present a menace.