PHOTO GALLERY: Could a Missouri native be the next pope?

Pope Benedict XVI resigned after announcing declining health, and eyes have turned to Timothy Dolan as a possibility for the first American pope.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri sophomore diver battles through injuries

Missouri diver Loren Figueroa is battling knee, shoulder and foot injuries on her way to the SEC Championships.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students make condom roses for Valentines Day at booth promoting safe sex

PHOTO GALLERY: Allen's Flowers prepares for Valentine's Day orders

Allen's Flowers employees spent Wednesday night and into Thursday morning preparing arrangements for Valentine's Day deliveries.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU wrestling takes on SIU Edwardsville at Senior Night meet

On Senior Night, the Missouri wrestling team beat Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 43-3 at Hearnes Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Veterinary school shows mules at Francis Quad

The Missouri Mule Team of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Truman the Tiger posed for photos with the mule carriage for their 2013 publication on Wednesday at Francis Quadrangle.

PHOTO GALLERY: Worshippers in Columbia celebrate Ash Wednesday

The St. Thomas More Newman Center and Sacred Heart Catholic Church celebrated Ash Wednesday Mass. Worshippers prayed, took Communion and received a cross of ashes on their foreheads in honor of the day. First Christian Church also observed Ash Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College women's basketball defeats Hannibal-LaGrange Tuesday night

Columbia College won 73-65 Tuesday evening against Hannibal-LaGrange.

PHOTO GALLERY: Obama gives State of the Union address

President Barack Obama urged the GOP to back his plans in the State of the Union address Tuesday during a joint session of Congress in Washington.

PHOTO GALLERY: Former Missouri player Anthony Peeler had a storied career with the Tigers

Anthony Peeler, who is currently an assistant coach at Division II Virginia Union University, has always wanted to coach for his alma mater, Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Animal grooming store sees many clients

All Dogs-N-Cats, an animal grooming shop in Columbia, had many animals throughout the day in the store including the store cat, Bob, and employee Natalie Buckowitz's dog, Talon, on Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mississippi State knocks off Missouri

The Missouri women's basketball team played in the annual Play4Kay game on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Play4Kay game helps raise awareness about breast cancer and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Mississippi State beat Missouri 61-56.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College women's basketball team defeats Stephens College

The Columbia College women's basketball team had its 16th consecutive win Saturday against Stephens College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High School boys basketball find athletic match in Madison Prep

Pitted against Madison Prep, a team that provided an unprecedented match athletically, the Kewpies came out on top 64-62 with a late bucket by Jimmy Whitt.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mid-Missouri Chinese Assocation rings in year of the snake

The Mid-Missouri Chinese Association hosted a party Saturday at Memorial Student Union to celebrate the beginning of the year of the snake.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball team plays annual Black and Gold game

Missouri softball players combined for 19 hits during the annual intrasquad exhibition game Saturday at University Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Valentine's-Day-themed events matches pets, new owners

The Central Missouri Humane Society united 34 pets with new homes during its second annual Fur Ball on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball defeats Ole Miss at home

Missouri continued its home winning streak with a 98-79 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dave Griggs has advocated for business incentives

REDI Chairman Dave Griggs has been involved in Columbia's civic life since the 1980s, when he pushed for construction of a new Boone County Jail.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri gymnastics loses to No. 8 LSU

The Missouri gymnastics team fell short against No. 8 LSU Friday at the Hearnes Center.