Ford agrees to recall 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks

After disputing recall expansion requests from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford Motor Co. is recalling 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks from the 2004 through 2006 model years. The F-Series pickup truck is the top-selling vehicle in America.

Missouri State Archives posts Civil War governors' papers online

The documents come from the four men who headed Missouri's government at different points from 1861 to 1865.

National Day of Silence continues to spread its message

Some MU students took a nine-hour vow of silence to highlight the difficulties of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people who have faced discrimination.

World Cafes spark discussion about intermediate school plans

Dozens of parents met this week to discuss changes to the organization of Columbia Public Schools.

Missouri lawmakers pass limits on farm lawsuits

There will now be caps on damages to property owners who file multiple suits against the same farming operation.

St. Louis tobacco trial finishing up

The plaintiffs, mostly local and regional Missouri health institutions, are seeking more than $455 million from six tobacco companies for losses from treating smokers.

Gap in Medicare coverage slowly closing

Senior citizens who take multiple medications sometimes reach a point where Medicare no longer covers their medical costs. The hope is to close this gap, called the "donut hole," by 2020.