New but tiny moon found circling distant Pluto

Astronomers had been looking to see if Pluto had a ring, but instead they found another object circling the dwarf planet.

Missouri Republicans press for business tax breaks

Republican leaders of the Missouri House and Senate have reached a deal on a package of business incentives that could be considered during a special legislative session.

Mixed emotions as space shuttle program draws to close

When the curtain drops for good on NASA's space shuttle program Thursday, emotions will run high for those who have been closely involved since the beginning.

Columbia man makes hole-in-one at Shelter Insurance Golf Tournament

Greg Fike used a wedge on the 135-yard, par-3 17th hole at Lake of the Woods Golf Course to make the shot.

Springfield initiative targets businesses that don't check workers' immigration status

A group filed an initiative petition requiring businesses to use a federal program to check the legal status of workers.

Young bowler enters Show-Me State Games for first time

Fourteen-year-old Tanner Blayney has become interested enough in bowling to travel  from Lee's Summit to this weekend's Show-Me State Games bowling competition.

UPDATE: Gov. Nixon calls for special session on business aid

Lawmakers of both parties have been working to create a plan that creates business incentives and cuts down on tax credits.

PHOTO GALLERY: Taking a tour through the heat wave

People around the nation are looking for relief from oppressive heat.