In this age of technology, meeting some of your best friends via Twitter or online video games isn't so rare because of the ability to easily find people who are interested in similar things as you.
Research universities and broadband networks offer us an opportunity to build on our strengths and move our nation forward.
While many potential distractions exist while driving, new Kansas laws deal with one of the most dangerous — texting while driving. However, to be truly effective, these laws must also be enforced.
Jasper County Emergency Services dispatchers are collecting locations of rural storm shelters to alert emergency responders during a natural disaster or emergency.
WellPoint Inc., the largest health benefits company in the nation, will be using the supercomputer "Watson" to help decide on treatment possibilities faster than ever.
Irrationality continues to infect health care discussions, even as the Affordable Care Act is showing positive results.
Discriminating against the unemployed when it comes to hiring is currently legal, but it may not be for much longer.
In a time where many Americans are unemployed or underemployed, one key to recovery lies within rural America. USDA Rural Development is one organization that works to improve the economy of rural areas.
The nation's poverty rate is at its highest point since 1993 and jobs need to be created, but for this to happen, politicians need to transfer their focus from elections to creating these jobs.
No matter the name we give it, sugar is unhealthy for Americans.
Rick Perry and other lawmakers' attacks on the Social Security program ignore the original intent of the legislation.
CEOs of major U.S. companies are avoiding U.S. taxes by putting profits into offshore tax havens.
Officially, former Target employee Tashawna Green was fired for acting "in an overly hostile, disruptive manner." But Green is filing charges, saying Target illegally punished her for engaging in activism.
According to figures from 2009, only 24.6 percent of Missouri residents 25 or younger have college degrees.
After losing his brother-in-law in the Sept. 11 attacks, Samuel Cohen has quite a few feelings about the attacks, as do so many Americans. The key, he says, is working through these feelings and talking about them with those around us.
As an American editor at a Prague business journal, Katherine Reed received support and felt free to talk about her feelings about 9/11. When she came home for Christmas, she found few who wanted to talk about it.
The tragic date of Sept. 11 is also the anniversary of a happy addition to this family.
Spending on collegiate sports grew by nearly 40 percent from 2005 to 2008.
President Obama and Republic lawmakers need to provide a new narrative for the American people, one that speaks to their concerns and aspirations.
Steve Jobs' leadership at Apple helped transform the world as we know it today. Even so, comparisons to Henry Ford are a bit much.