Rape isn’t just a problem in the U.S. military.
Gordon Parks Elementary School closing will hurt a lot of people.
The U.S. economy so far has steered away from the recession that has gripped Europe.
Scrap metal thieves have a new target: pedestrian crossing signal poles.
Federal efforts to lower the legal limit for a drivers blood alcohol will seriously impair the happy hours that a lot of bars and restaurants use to attract customers after work, but overall, motorists and pedestrians will be better off.
Google Fiber now plans to light up Gladstone as one of its so-called fiberhoods, but a lot of the first fiberhoods are still waiting for the much-hyped hookup. And folks are getting angry and frustrated. Theres nothing worse than an unfulfilled promise.
Steve Roberts as a Kansas State Board of Education member needs to apologize for his use of a racial slur.
Salt may not be as bad for consumers as previously thought, a new report says.
Powerball tickets are hot items at stores nationwide.
Jobs are starting to open up just in time for new college graduates stepping off the stage with their diplomas. The jobless rate has dropped to 7.5 percent, inching closer to 6.5 percent in October 2008, which is what it was when President Barack Obama was seeking his first term in the Oval Office.
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is right to ask manufacturers of smartphones to do more to protect consumers from being victimized by thieves. Other states attorney generals should get in on that call.
What were the movie theater operators in Jefferson City, Mo., thinking when they frightened people with what appeared to be a real-life gun drama?
Mother’s Day shooting in New Orleans underscores the need for gun control in the United States.
Judge Lisa White Hardwick takes personally the fierce urgency of now in Martin Luther Kings I Have A Dream speech. She credits her parents, schools and the community that raised her to settle for nothing less than excellence. But she also is aware that if it werent for the civil rights movement, she wouldnt have been able to get to where she is.
Unruly states like Missouri and Kansas keep challenging federal laws. History is repeating itself. A showdown is likely ahead with the Obama administrations Justice Department and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. But thats only the tip of the iceberg in the battle of state and federal lawyers.
Those who chafe at Kansas Citys well-earned reputation of being a cow town certainly wont like this area ranking No. 2 among the Most Redneck Cities in America. Kansas City should have ranked No. 1, instead of that prize going to Atlanta.
Wrigley was right to withdraw its new product from production, sales and marketing.
Coke needs to carefully plan changes to help reduce consumers’ weight problems.
Bill Clinton offers sage advice to a Kansas City audience about following a standard that Harry Truman set.
Mark Sanford’s politically damaged past didn’t keep him from winning a House seat in South Carolina.
Assessment notices show the housing market is recovering. Property owners will pay the price.
Good luck with Congress passing a bill allowing states to collect sales taxes for online purchases.
Pedestrians will have as hard of a time navigating downtown’s changed streets as motorists will. Be careful out there.
President Barack Obama may be forced by Israel to take action in Syria
The U.S. troops need to leave Afghanistan now. Evidence keeps building over the futility of the war in that Middle Eastern country.