Lange Middle School celebrated its 15th anniversary with a multitude of events for students and their families on Saturday.
Two busy passenger trains collided head-on near an Amsterdam park Saturday, injuring scores of people including more than 50 seriously; Yemen's military regained part of a strategic southern city on Saturday after an intense battle with al-Qaida militants left 19 people dead.
The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday expanding the number of U.N. cease-fire observers in Syria from 30 to 300 and demanding an immediate halt to the violence that has been escalating since the government and opposition agreed to end hostilities more than a week ago.
Three of the five men arrested with the explosives were members of the Pakistani Taliban, while the other two belonged to the Afghan Taliban, National Director for Security spokesman Shafiqullah Tahiry told reporters. He said the men's orders came from militant leaders with ties to Pakistani intelligence.
Yemen's military regained part of a strategic southern city on Saturday after an intense battle with al-Qaida militants left 19 people dead as the government tries to purge the insurgents from their strongholds, officials said.
Insights into the unforeseen and unpredictable impact of technology on younger generations.
Two busy passenger trains collided head-on near an Amsterdam park Saturday, injuring scores of people including more than 50 seriously, a police spokesman said.
Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers share how the organization has changed the lives of local children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect.
About 250 tutors in the MU program teach children one-on-one at various locations in 30-minute sessions.
A reading program, which began in April 2010 at Nora Stewart Early Learning Center, continues to prepare kids for the future.
Maxine Romm, a volunteer for the Foster Grandparent Program, spends four mornings a week with preschoolers at the Worley Street Head Start Center.
Lactation consultants in Columbia are committedto helping moms have successful breastfeeding experience, which brings health benefits and special bonds to babies and moms.
Hickman High School junior Michael York works with local daycare children through his not-for-profit recycling effort, Coordinated Recycling.
Children learn math skills and the value of money by earning "Fun City Money" from various learning stations at this extracurricular program.
Erin Carrillo organizes community events, mentors youth and volunteers to help with Columbia's teens.
"Called to Academic & Leadership Excellence and Building character and confidence," a science club co-founded by an MU School of Medicine professor, gives middle and high school students a head start in preparing for college.
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