PHOTO GALLERY: New World Trade Center undergoing construction 12 years after attack

The World Trade Center is rebuilding and undergoing changes 12 years after terrorists attacked it.

PHOTO GALLERY: Parents and teachers in HOME WORKS! program meet at Parkade Elementary School

Parents and teachers met at Parkade Elementary School on Sept. 5 as part of the HOME WORKS! program. The program, which was implemented at two Columbia elementary schools this year, facilitates home visits for teachers to meet their students' parents.

PHOTO GALLERY: John Anderson hosts inaugural College Avenue Mile

MU alumnus John Anderson, who hosts ESPN's SportsCenter and ABC's Wipeout, appears in Columbia on Sunday at the inaugural John Anderson College Avenue Mile. Proceeds from the event went to the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which provides assistance to underserved elementary school-aged children in the public school system, according to the event's Web site.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cyclists wait out storm to finish Bike MS ride

A storm Sunday morning delayed the 2013 Bike MS ride by two hours, but many riders waited out the storm to complete the ride at the Central Missouri Events Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Toledo

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Toledo Rockets 38-23 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Rock Bridge football defeats Fort Zumwalt West

Rock Bridge gets its second football victory of the season on Friday by defeating Fort Zumwalt West 48-14.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton football narrowly loses to Southern Boone

Tolton High School falls to Southern Boone 32-28 in Friday's football game in Columbia.

Battle football falls to Hannibal

The Battle Spartans lost their home football game Friday night to the Hannibal Pirates, 42-27.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ninth annual tomato festival presents variety of flavors

The ninth annual Tomato Festival, hosted by MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center, offered a variety of peppers and tomatoes for participants to sample and rate.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Rugby Football club gears up for first match

The Columbia Rugby Football Club gears up for its first match on Saturday. Captain Shan Schauffler says expectations and intensity for the team are much higher this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association hosts Back to the Farm Reunion

Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association attracts residents from across the state to the 50th annual Back to the Farm reunion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Global Warming increases chances of extreme weather

Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British meteorological office concluded in a report issued Thursday that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of some of 2012's extreme weather.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Equestrian Center gives riders chance to bond with horses

Jacob Best, barn manager at the Columbia Equestrian Center, enjoys having residents of all ages ride and work with the horses.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cougars defeat Culver-Stockton College

Columbia College defeats Culver-Stockton College in a three-match victory at the Columbia College Arena on Wednesday.

Attack on Syria anticipated

When it comes to Syria, the Obama administration is sure about one thing: President Bashar Assad's government must be punished for a deadly chemical weapons attack it says killed more than 1,400 civilians, including at least 400 children.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harrisburg victorious in 1st football game

The Bulldogs play their inaugural football game against Tipton's Cardinals on Tuesday at Harrisburg High School. The Bulldogs won 14-12.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri slaying case might depend on property rights

The case against James Crocker is the latest to spotlight "castle doctrine" laws, which allow the use of deadly force to protect property.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Marathon Man' participates in Heart of America Marathon

Trent Morrow of Sydney is trying to break the world record for the number of marathons completed in one year, which is 114. The Heart of America Marathon was his 99th of 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia family enjoys Labor Day fishing trip

The Abbott family went fishing on Labor Day at Cooper's Landing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Runners make a splash at Epic Mud Run

Participants in Sunday's Epic Mud Run in Columbia ran five kilometers through the mud and won mugs to commemorate the experience.