Hugo Chavez and Vladimir Putin each face slipping economies and waning support, and rely on nationalism as a distraction.
The catalyst for the economic crisis, the housing market crash, should have been easy to forecast.
Coach Mack Brown and his team face the most daunting Big 12 Conference stretch of anyone this season, but a spotless record three weeks from now would solidify Texas as a national-title favorite.
The Eco Schoolhouse at Grant Elementary School has given one second-grade class a hands-on learning opportunity.
Sen. Chuck Graham violated voters' trust with prior arrests.
The Columbia School Board unanimously approved purchasing certificates of deposit issued by local banks during its meeting Oct. 13. The decision is a result of the economic downturn the country has experienced in recent months, said Linda Quinley, business director for Columbia Public Schools.
The average cost of a gallon of self-service regular gasoline fell to $3.15 this week. Analysts have attributed the decline to a predicted decline in demand.
The attorney of the woman accused of operating a fake MySpace account, which is said to have caused her teenage neighbor to hang herself, argued Tuesday that a second teenager was responsible for at least one of the messages that came from the account.
A state audit says the Department of Health and Senior Services did not adequately notify the public or medical providers about a new law requiring mercury-free vaccines for children younger than three and pregnant women.
Married people whose names did not match their Social Security numbers will receive stimulus checks after all.
Barack Obama's campaign rejected John McCain's invitation to collaborate on a committee against voter fraud, saying it was designed to decrease voter turnout.
InBev's takeover of Anheuser-Busch is still in the works amid the recent credit crunch. Even during the downturn in financial markets, the Belgium company said plans are on task to create the world's largest brewer of beers.
All members of the school board except for Ines Segert voted to approve the new math curriculum documents. The board also heard a report from the firm aiding in its search for a new superintendent.
Jennifer Pozner of media analyst group Women in Media and News addressed MU students on gender and race coverage in political news.
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking comments on its proposal to cut down trees in the Cedar Creek Ranger District and along Cedar Creek.
Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander has a legendary vertical jump that helps him beat cornerbacks on his way to the endzone.
The price of Apple's least expensive MacBook was reduced to $999.
The coalition has partnered with Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to bring attention to the problem and devise an advocacy plan.
The mother of a missing 3-year-old girl has yet to be found, but a grand jury indicted her mother on charges that include the girl's murder.
The arraignment of Horace Courtez Johnson, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son, was rescheduled Tuesday in Boone County Circuit Court. Johnson, 26, will now enter his plea on Nov. 3.