Opinion

Boy Scouts of America has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to protect the organization and its multibillion-dollar assets from seizure amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits. A once-venerable institution, credited by generations of business and…

Rod Blagojevich emerged from prison and returned to the comforts of kith, kin and a microphone. Yep, there he was Wednesday, his first morning as a freed convict, freshly shaved and nicked by a sharp…

Welcome to the 21st century nuclear arms race. Once again, we’re teetering on the brink of nuclear conflict instead of taking critical steps toward de-escalation and disarmament. If it feels like we’re in the middle…

It’s time to weigh in on the big online debate of the moment. No, it’s not about whether Attorney General William Barr should be fired, whether putting an cruise ship on quarantine contains or spreads…

Addressing the cost of higher education in Kansas is important. Those who graduate from college have better career prospects, but they shouldn’t be burdened by lifelong, crushing debt. That being said, a proposal in the…

WASHINGTON — The Democratic Party establishment — what’s left of it, anyway — is hoping someone can stop Bernie Sanders and his progressive horde from capturing the party’s presidential nomination. “I don’t know how you…

President Donald Trump has apparently learned nothing from his impeachment. Instead of acting with restraint and within the rules, the president is continuing to behave like an unrestrained authoritarian leader. The latest example of a…

When Abba M. learned that a sexual partner had exposed her to the human papillomavirus, commonly known as HPV, she did “a bunch of Googling.” The 21-year-old Alabama resident knew very little about it. Turning…

A free society cannot function without vibrant professional newspapers. In light of that truism, the latest dire news for the news business — that McClatchy newspapers, publisher of The Kansas City Star and almost 30…

Regardless of whether you support President Donald Trump, recently announced trade agreements are good news for Kansas. For the most part, the agreements hyped by the White House restore trade relationships that existed before Trump…