Kansas City Mayor Sly James has passed the midway point in his first term, and the grades are pretty good. But he walks a path that was paved by others.
All kinds of ideas float around when educators and entrepreneurs meet to talk about wearable technology.
The way the IRS has targeted tea party groups feels like something from Nixon era. The problem, at root, is money in politics.
New Jersey governor and prospective Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie’s struggles to lose weight have become part of his public persona.
Kansas Citians pay a lot in taxes, but in so many ways, its hard for them to get angry.
Falling through the cracks.
The Affordable Care Act may change the way we get health care, but it wont fix whats really wrong.
A 2010 research paper by a pair of Harvard professors said too much public debt seriously undermines growth. But now a school of thought gaining momentum by the day suggests that going lean is the wrong way to go.
How can Washington ever fix Medicare or Social Security if it cant handle complaints from travelers facing a slight airport delay?
Arguments over whether Nativity scenes can be displayed on town squares have given way to battles over whether some forms of expression are appropriate in religious and nonreligious contexts alike. Nearby courts recently have taken small bites at this very large pie.
The argument over tougher curfews has quickly become entangled in issues of race and class an old Kansas City story.
Ann Murguia missed Thursdays swearing-in of Mark Holland, the man who defeated her in the Wyandotte County mayors race.
Think of news sources as a pyramid, with social media at the top, then blogs, websites, broadcasters and then the printed newspaper. The closer we get to the top, the faster the information comes, but the more skeptical we should be about its accuracy.
The problem of belligerent doctors has long been recognized and was revisited recently in a disciplinary action taken against an obstetrician-gynecologist by Missouris medical licensing board.
Labor protections for foreign workers who supply the U.S. with goods will be among the greatest human rights struggles of this generation. And it’s not an easy problem to address.