Missouri baseball team draws tough regional

Miami players celebrate with the ACC baseball tournament trophy after their 8-4 win over Virginia on Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla. The top-ranked Hurricanes will play host to No. 12 Missouri, Ole Miss and Bethune-Cookman at the NCAA Regional this week.

As expected, the MU baseball team was invited to the NCAA tournament on Monday, but to advance the Tigers will have to beat the No. 1 national seed, host Miami.

U.S. uses bullets ill-suited for new ways of war

Strange as it sounds, nearly seven years into the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, bullets are a controversial subject for the U.S.

The smaller, steel-penetrating M-855 rounds continue to be a weak spot in the American arsenal. They are not lethal enough to bring down an enemy decisively, and that puts troops at risk, according to Associated Press interviews.

Multitasker extraordinaire: Nancy Harter makes bettering the community her business

Columbia resident Nancy Harter has only lived in the community for five years, but in that time she has made quite an impact through her involvement in numerous organizations.

Better bug repellants studied

Researchers have identified seven possibilities for the next generation of mosquito repellant, some of which may work several times longer than the current standard-bearer, DEET. The next step: safety testing to make sure they’re not harmful.

Food pantries see increase in 'nontraditional' clients

April saw the biggest jump in food prices in 18 years, according to the Labor Department. At the same time, workers’ average weekly earnings, adjusted for inflation, dropped for the seventh straight month.

Body of 9-year-old boy recovered from crash site

Divers have found the body of a 9-year-old boy who had been missing after a helicopter carrying him and four others crashed into the water at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Living to learn, learning to live: A lifetime of dealing with autism

All the small yet extremely celebrated successes in Chad Winkler’s 22 years have led him to his biggest success yet: college graduation.

Salute to Veterans Parade, courthouse ceremony close Memorial Day festivities

After the parade, the 83rd Memorial Day Courthouse Ceremony was held to honor soldiers who have died in the armed forces.

Ignoring immigrants isn't helping anyone

It really does not make sense that Americans who are so concerned about foreign terrorists should be content to leave the country’s borders wide open for individuals to cross at will.