The suspect in a shooting at a French school was killed after a 32-hour standoff; the president of Mali is missing after a coup; Russia shifts its position on the Syrian conflict; and Argentina asserts that oil companies are operating illegally in the Falklands.
As a new generation of wounded warriors returns from Iraq and Afghanistan, about 20 states have shut down their special disability funds because of rising costs.
Bill Pauls, a longtime city volunteer and retired soil scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is making his first bid for elected office.
The Missouri House passed a state budget Thursday that makes no cuts to education but eliminates a $30 million program that serves almost 3,000 blind people.
The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request to rezone property at the southwest corner of Garth Avenue and Blue Ridge Road to a planned unit development that would allow up to six dwelling units per acre.
The Kewpies got four hits for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to earn a 5-2 victory over the Eagles.
Missouri coach Rob Drass, who has only coached in the Big 12, said the Tigers' last trip to the conference championship is bittersweet.
MU professors Jason Hubbart and Enos Inniss, planted 777 willow trees in the Hinkson Field as a part of a two-year project studying stormwater management and flood plain management.
The education bill that would effect funding and unaccredited school district transfers has been stuck in the committee for weeks but could move to the House floor soon.
During Thursday morning's meeting, the school board unanimously voted to extend Superintendent Chris Belcher's contract and approved the sale of almost $60 million in bond issues.
Bill Tillotson, who is running against incumbent Barbara Hoppe for the Sixth Ward council seat, accused her of hypocrisy, unfairness and abuse of power. Instead, Hoppe's actions were what an involved, proactive councilperson should do.
The Columbia Missourian asked the five Columbia City Council candidates a series of questions in video interviews.
The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Rollins Street and Virginia Avenue. The driver was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and careless and imprudent driving involving an accident.
The University of Missouri System must move toward a self-sufficient business model as the state cuts funding to higher education, President Tim Wolfe said.
The Missouri Golden Girls competition team placed in the top five in separate categories in the USA Collegiate Cheerleading and Dance Championships held Sunday and Monday in Anaheim, Calif.
The Rock Bridge boys tennis team played against Rockhurst High School in Kansas City on Thursday, but it was rained out before any match could be completed.
Victoria Hezel recounts the process of trial and error before the Mizzou hydrogen car team competes at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Houston on March 28.
Honorees were celebrated Thursday at the Tribute to MU Women, hosted by the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women and the Chancellor's Diversity Initiative.
The saga of Hinkson Creek marks another turning point on Wednesday when the EPA convenes city and county representatives to outline plans to clean up the stream.
Capt. Amadou Haya Sanogo refused to say where the ousted leader is being kept and did not make clear if they are holding him.