Missouri House endorses voter photo ID requirement

The legislation would require Missouri voters to show a driver's license or other government-issued photo ID.

Missouri lawmakers endorse term limit flexibility

Under the proposed constitutional amendment, lawmakers would be able to serve up to 16 years in the state legislature instead of the current limit of eight years.

Teen arrested after standoff at Meramec Caverns' caretaker's home

A 17-year-old broke into the Meramec Caverns caretaker's home and stayed inside for a short time before surrendering. 

Joplin schools to put $62 million bond to vote

If approved, the bond revenue would also help build storm shelters for the Joplin school district. 

Alyssa Bustamante had troubled family, history of depression

Alyssa Bustamante's defense attorney suggested Monday during a sentencing hearing that Bustamante's past might have led her to kill her 9-year-old neighbor. 

Looking for work? There might be an app to help with that

Demand for applications ranging from games to quantum physics has created 466,000 jobs in the U.S. since 2007, according to an analysis released by technology trade group TechNet on Tuesday.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: A timely, if unfortunate, Super Bowl finger-flip

NBC, which broadcast the game, said it was incredibly sorry that an electronic delay system delayed kicking in until a few seconds after M.I.A. flipped off the world. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in June about an appeal to the current rules on indecency laws.

World Anti-Doping Agency asks for evidence in Armstrong investigation

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday urged U.S. authorities to give the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency any evidence collected in its criminal investigation into Lance Armstrong and doping in American cycling.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: State must stop gutting Missouri's universities

Republican and Democratic legislators in Missouri — as well as Gov. Jay Nixon — need to stop blaming schools for the higher education crisis and start finding solutions other than cutting funding to public colleges and universities.

UPDATE: Prosecutors: Prozac no defense for Alyssa Bustamante

Two psychiatrists have testified at the sentencing hearing for Alyssa Bustamante, with the defense saying that the antidepressant Prozac influenced the killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten, and the prosecution saying that it did not.

FROM READERS: Notes from a unique Iowa caucus

In Iowa, Art and Peggy Joens host a caucus in their home.