Air travelers are screened in West Africa before they are allowed to leave their countries. Still, the American health care system needs to react with greater vigilance when cases of Ebola do reach this country.
One of the main messages of Mental Illness Awareness Week stresses spotting indicators of illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia with the goal of timely intervention in mind.
The middle-ground reading of the court's action is that gay marriages must be allowed in other states in the judicial circuits from which the five cases originated. The broadest reading is that the debate over gay marriage is over.
The effects of the communication breakdown in the case of the Ebola patient in Dallas continue to ripple outward.
It must be devastating to deal with the unanswered questions and unknown circumstances that surround the disappearance of a loved one. Hunters can — and have been known to — solve those riddles and help provide answers and closure in missing persons’ cases.
Missouri is one of only a few states that does not review health insurance rates. Potential health care customers here don't know which companies are offering plans, what benefit options are available or how much it will all cost.
Whether you munch on apples, carrots, celery or peaches, you're doing your body a favor whenever you simply eat fruits and veggies. When it comes to getting your kids to eat fruits and vegetable, apple picking is the ultimate low-hanging fruit.
Holder, the nation's first black attorney general, fiercely defended civil rights, but his treatment of civil liberties and refusal to prosecute the bankers behind the 2008 financial crisis leaves much to be questioned.
The U.S. needs to focus on women's education in the long-term battle against extremists.
In 2013, 64 crossing crashes and trespassing incidents resulted in 14 fatalities and 38 injuries in the state.
Recent revelations show that in the past five years 16 people have jumped the White House fence, putting the president, his family and White House staff at risk. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday.
The trial of Army Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez highlighted one concern that victims' advocates fear most — allegations of intimidation and threats of retaliation for reporting sexual assaults.
The EPA says that an average American family of four can flush more than 100 gallons of water per day down the toilet. Innovations like low-flow toilets and waterless urinals can decrease the amount of water pouring into treatment plants.
The developer of a proposed wind farm has dropped its plan for a wind-power project in the northwest part of the state. However, Missouri should create a board that would review and permit placements of future wind-power projects.
The NFL will lose its dominance in the American entertainment landscape if it doesn't devise a comprehensive solution for handling player misconduct issues.
Journalists' work is essential to democracy, and we should extend to them basic protections.
Kansas gets it right. The state bans all drivers from texting and driving via its state laws. Missouri and Oklahoma should do the same.
The problem is more political than military, and always was.
MU advertises its commitment to green initiatives, but its actions fall short of that goal.
Given the hefty price tag of border surge operations — now the exclusive burden of Texas taxpayers — more realistic goals are needed.