Half of Illinoisans and a third of Missourians want to move to a different state. A recent Gallup poll asked Americans if they want to leave their home state. On average, 33 percent of people said they wanted to leave while 65 percent of people said they'd stay put. Missouri came in just above aver ... More >>
An annual Gallup poll shows Missouri's well-being has taken a beating in the last year. Missouri dropped in the rankings to No. 43 from No. 38, putting the Show-Me State in the bottom quintile with West Virginia, Kentucky and Mississippi.
As public opinion in the U.S. -- and here in St. Louis -- shifts towards tolerance of marijuana legalization, President Barack Obama calls pot a vice that's no more unhealthy than alcohol or cigarettes.
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
Of course it's a given that the Gnostics have the coolest-sounding name of any fringe group in the history of Christianity (though they just narrowly beat out the Albigensians). Back in the early, early days, around the second century CE, they did close readings of Jesus's teachings, looking for ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/amanda kay riley It is hardly breaking news to note that Republicans here and across the country have been shedding their party like a chrysalis for quite some time now. But what is extraordinary is the sheer volume of the desertion. A new Gallup Poll shows that the precipiti ... More >>
Michael Moore swings through our state
Nude dancers, pot smokers and hip-hoppers register to oust Dubya
Sure, those horrific 9/11 images are rolling again, but an old vet says to get a grip
Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.
A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.