Now that same-sex marriages are legal in Kansas — oh, yes, and in the rest of the nation, too — Gov. Sam Brownback is mulling the possibility …

During the past several years, our nation has left behind decades of energy scarcity and has become a worldwide leader in energy production. F…

Not in recent memory has the sine die (that’s the formal name) adjournment of the Kansas Legislature left quite so much unfinished work for st…

It’s 10 a.m., and the sun blazes down on a patchwork of golden grain that dots the High Plains near Seguin in northwest Kansas. A blistering s…

The brutal murder of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17 was an act of “racial terro…

Growing up, listening to 1950s’ AM radio, I’d regularly hear the breathless, distinctive Paul Harvey talk about “the rest of the story.” It wa…

A woman will be on the new $10 bill, bumping Alexander Hamilton aside. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says he will choose the woman by year’s end…

Actually, they don’t. Whether you’re a butcher, a baker or a candlestick maker, you make more if you’re a man. More insulting still: Men in tr…

Almost every farmer has said in one way or another, “My life begins with the land.” Look at it any way you want, but this bedrock principle re…

The election — the important one, for Republican candidates for the Kansas House and Senate in August 2016 — is just starting to heat up.

Rachel A. Dolezal, the recently resigned president of the Spokane, Wash., office of the NAACP, has come under a bit of controversy. Both of he…

The Kansas Legislature has adjourned after the longest session in its history. While high fives and fist bumps characterized the final acts am…

This year is the 10th anniversary of a book called “The Republican War on Science.” I could just as easily write a book called “The Democratic…

Father’s Day is much more than a time to give and receive neck ties and coffee mugs or to golf and barbecue.