An MU archaeology professor and his team discovered statues dating back to about 2000 B.C. while digging for plant and animal remains outside Lima, Peru.
Looking at the decline in populations of Greensburg, Kan., and New Orleans, La., after tragic storms hit those areas, FEMA considers providing temporary housing close to Joplin city limits.
President Barack Obama has selected Gen. Martin Dempsey, a veteran of the war in Iraq, to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The nomination is subject to Senate approval.
Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine ended up watching his team's victory on television, after his first-inning ejection.
The president spoke at a memorial service for tornado victims on Sunday after touring the destruction.
The Missouri Department of Public Safety released the new total Sunday evening. There are four more people who family members have reported as deceased but their deaths haven't been officially confirmed.
The win was Kevin Harvick's third of the year. Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he'd tried to save gas and knew he'd be stretching it to finish the race.
Reporter Eliza Smith, a Joplin native, reflects on the tornado's aftermath and President Obama's visit.
Parachuters plummeted, fighter jets screamed overhead and veterans stepped back into a plane cockpit on the second day of the Memorial Day weekend air show.
People lined the streets in Joplin as President Barack Obama came to survey the destruction and speak at a memorial service on Sunday.
After a weather-shortened first day, there was nothing but blue skies for the second day of the Salute to Veterans Airshow.
The Tigers lost to the Aggies on a walk-off home run in extra innings. The loss means the Tigers will not make the NCAA tournament field.
MU's Delta Chi fraternity held a week long drive to aid the Joplin tornado relief effort.
The text of President Barack Obama's remarks at Sunday's memorial service for victims of the Joplin, Mo., tornado, was provided by the White House.
Fifteen miles from Joplin, a Carthage hospital has increased its labor and delivery capacity to handle patients who would have been treated at the now-evacuated St. John's Regional Medical Center.
In the last two years, 13,000 veterans have been warned to receive blood testing after improper hygiene practices at five VA hospitals, including one in St. Louis, were discovered.
Next-of-kin notifications have been made for many of the deceased. More than 130 people have been reported killed in the storm.
A 6-3 win over Washington earned Missouri a spot in the Women's College World Series.
The Tigers won Saturday night's game against Washington Huskies with a final score of 4-0.
Joplin's death toll following the deadly tornado is on the rise, and families continue to search for missing loved ones. After incidents of mistake identification, authorities are using DNA tests and dental records to assist them.