The Supreme Court upholds the Kansas church's right to protest outside military funerals [Photo]

In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Margie Phelps, second from right, a daughter of the Rev. Fred Phelps, and the lawyer who argued the case for of the Westboro Baptist Church, of Tokepa Kan., walks from the Supreme Court, in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals.

Graffiti on car in Hitt Street garage [Photo]

An MU student's red Kia Soul with graffiti on the side is parked on the fourth floor of the Hitt Street parking garage Tuesday evening. The graffiti is the third incident of vandalism on campus in the past five days.

Missouri men's basketball player Ricardo Ratliffe vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Ricardo Ratliffe, center, manages to pass the ball through the defense of Nebraska's Jorge Brian Diaz, No. 21, and Lance Jeter, No. 34, in the second half of the Tigers 69-58 loss in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday.

Nebraska men's basketball player Lance Jeter vs. Missouri [Photo]

Nebraska's Lance Jeter passes the ball over the defense of Missouri's Ricky Kreklow, No. 2, and Matt Pressey, No. 3, in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday. Jeter led the Cornhuskers with 16 points in their 69-58 victory.

Resident photographs sunset from top of new parking garage [Photo]

Dan Akins takes photos from the top of Columbia's new 10-story parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets on Tuesday. The garage's first sunset open to the public brought many Columbia residents out to enjoy the view.

Baylor women's basketball player Brittney Griner [Photo]

Oklahoma's Joanna McFarland, left, and Jasmine Hartman, right, gang up to defend Baylor's Brittney Griner in the Bears' 82-81 victory Sunday in Norman, Okla.

Columbia residents celebrate National Pancake Day [Video]

Hundreds of Columbia residents came out to the International House of Pancakes off of Broadway to celebrate National Pancake Day on Tuesday. IHOP provides a free short stack of pancakes, and patrons provide donations to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This is the sixth year IHOP has hosted the fundraiser, which had a national goal of $2.3 million.


Taking orders for National Pancake Day [Photo]

IHOP employee Joe Cole takes Barb Rudkin's order at IHOP on Tuesday. Rudkin brought along 8-year-old Jaida Beshears, not pictured, to enjoy National Pancake Day.

Family pancakes at IHOP [Photo]

Four-year-old Garrett Comerford and 2-year-old Reagan Comerford enjoy their pancakes with mother, Rachel Comerford, on Tuesday during IHOP's National Pancake Day. Diners were given a free short stack of pancakes, but they also were encouraged to leave a donation for the Children's Miracle Network.


Residents within the Basin D area, which has some of the oldest sewer lines in Columbia, have reported up to four sewer backups in the past three years.

Security forces stand southeast of Tripoli, Libya [Photo]

Since the revolt against Moammar Gadhafi's 41-year-old rule began two weeks ago, his regime has launched the harshest crackdown in the Arab world. Gadhafi has already lost control of the eastern half of the country and at least two cities close to the capital — Zawiya and Misurata. He still holds the capital, Tripoli, and other nearby cities.

Pro-Gadhafi security forces stand guard [Photo]

Unidentified pro-Gadhafi security forces stand near a checkpoint Tuesday on a street in Qasr Banashir, a city southeast of Tripoli, Libya's capital. Government opponents in rebel-held Zawiya repelled an attempt by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi to retake the city closest to the capital in six hours of overnight fighting, witnesses said Tuesday.

A look at the new garage [Graphic]

Here are some features of the new downtown parking garage that opened Tuesday.


Use this interactive map to see which schools have classroom trailers and how many they have.

VIDEO: MU Symphonic Wind Ensemble starts season [Video]

The MU Symphonic Wind Ensemble returned to the Missouri Theatre on Sunday for its first concert of the semester. The 45-piece group played for a modest audience under the direction of Dr. Thomas O’Neal.

Sadler not giving up hope [Photo]

Nebraska coach Doc Sadler calls instructions to his players in the second half of Wednesday's game against Kansas State. The Huskers lost twice in the week, but Sadler believes they still have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament.

Columbia gears up for True/False film festival [Slideshow]

True/False volunteers begin setting up themed venues in preparation for the eighth annual international documentary film festival. This year the theme is Trees/Forest and has drawn more than 700 volunteers. The festival will screen 43 documentaries.

Missouri wrestler Dorian Henderson vs. Iowa State [Photo]

Missouri junior Dorian Henderson, right, works to get free of Iowa State's Jon Reader in their 174-pound bout on Feb. 13 at Hearnes Center. Henderson lost the match to the undefeated Reader by technical fall, but there is a good chance the two will meet again Saturday at the Big 12 Conference Tournament.