Washington University seeks to host 2012 debate

The St. Louis university is one of 12  finalists in the running to host a presidential or vice presidential debate in 2012.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Separating propaganda from the press

This week, Global Journalist highlights press freedom issues from countries including Syria, Venezuela and Italy.

Missourians have until Monday to file tax returns

Returns must be postmarked by midnight Monday. Washington, D.C., is observing April 15 as Emancipation Day.

Lady Liberty stamp mistakenly shows Vegas replica

A stamp of the Statue of Liberty produced by the U.S. Postal Service is based on a photo of a replica in Las Vegas, not the actual statue in New York.

Food and gas costs push consumer prices higher

Americans are starting to spend more, but economists say stagnant wages and steeply rising food and gas prices could curtail their consumerism.

Missouri woman starts support group for hoarders

A group of women has come together to declutter their homes, one bag of unneeded stuff at a time.

Missouri teen rises to Internet fame with ode to Justin Bieber

Fourteen-year-old Michela Wallace, a Monett native, has gained a wide Internet following for her song "Justin Bieber's Girlfriend."

Missouri paddlefish snaggers wait to catch a monster

Fishermen search for the catch of a lifetime in Missouri lakes, a paddlefish — a fish that can be almost as big as some humans.

Zebra foals making appearance at St. Louis Zoo

The two baby Grevy's zebras — considered a very endangered species — can be seen on mild days with their mothers.

LETTER: Congressional hearing needed on UFO sightings

The U.S. Congress must hold hearings on the matter of UFO/ET sightings and existence with the revelation of French documents from 1999.