We are a nation of laws. Lots and lots of them. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, US states and territories passed more than 40,000 bills and resolutions in 2011 (the last year for which we could find data) – and the Federal
A poll published recently by the Harvard School of Public Health finds that nearly half of all Americans are concerned that there will be a large outbreak of the Ebola virus in the United States – and that more than one in four Americans are concerned that they or a member of their family may be sick with Ebola over the next 12 months.
For an indeterminate number of people, the Internet is the universe. For most of the rest of us, it is a very important world.
Gallup, one of the world’s most influential survey firms, has coined the phrase "the hope divide. "That’s the difference they’ve discovered in how adults and young people view the future. The vast majority of youth believe that the
Over the past few years, miles of new bike paths, bike lanes, and bike signage have been added throughout the City. Many (most!) City residents live within a short walk — or an easy bike ride — of a park, a store, a church, and a bar.
Over the past couple of months, tens of thousands of children from Central American countries have arrived at the United States border with Mexico.
This has been a week of major news stories: theories about a plane shot down, explanations for another plane missing, riveting pictures of a military mobilized, tales of an execution botched.
Recently, the viral video of Kacy Catanzaro becoming the first woman to qualify for the final round of NBC's American Ninja Warrior made us all think a little bit more about our daily fitness strategy, or lack thereof.
For many of us, the high school play is an indelible memory of student life. There are the staples: “Twelve Angry Men” and “Grease," for example, with “Almost, Maine” and “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” as their contemporary equivalents.
St. Louis’ August generally gets the bad rap as our cruelest month. But, it might not deserve it.