Missouri graduation rate up, but some minorities continue to struggle

Graduation rates in Missouri are 5 percentage points lower than the national average for Hispanic males and 11 percentage points lower than the national average for American Indian and Alaskan Native males.


What's that tree? Try Smithsonian's new app to see

The application, developed by Smithsonian researchers and engineers from Columbia University and the University of Maryland, helps botany-lovers identify plants by photographing their leaves.

Missouri transportation officials OK plan to cut spending

The plan calls to cut almost 1,200 positions, close 131 facilities and sell 740 pieces of equipment.