GOP Senate hopefuls critical of Obama, McCaskill

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman participated in a debate in St. Louis County on Tuesday.

Woman's quest could mean Medal of Honor for dad

Last month, President Barack Obama signed an act which contains a provision that allows  a Pentagon review of Jewish soldiers and sailors who may have been overlooked for the Medal of Honor because of their faith. Because of this provision, William Shemin may finally get that medal years after his death. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Prison becomes popular tourist destination

The Missouri State Penitentiary is becoming a popular tourist location.

GUEST COMMENTARY: South Carolina on my mind

New Hampshire is just a pit stop on the way to South Carolina. If the Republican primaries are this mean this early, it bodes ill for the civility we can expect in the general election in the fall.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Legislature should start the clock on giving urban schoolchildren hope

Missouri legislators are treating schoolchildren poorly by not generating a solution to fix the issues of struggling urban schools.

Bustamante pleads guilty to killing 9-year-old girl

Alyssa Bustamante, who was 15 years old at the time of the killing, had been charged with first-degree murder.

Students write poems and essays celebrating diversity in Columbia

Essays and poems written by students are published in the 2012 Student Writings Booklet, which will be distributed at Thursday's Columbia Values Diversity Celebration.