Missouri senator tries to block prescription database

A state senator and family physician vowed Thursday to block a bill that would authorize a government database to track drug prescriptions. So far, 48 other states have authorized the use of the database.

Royals beat Yankees 4-3 after Rivera hurts knee

Mike Moustakas matched a career high with three RBIs and made a defensive gem in the ninth, helping the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the New York Yankees, who were anxiously awaiting news on injured closer Mariano Rivera.

Missouri budget talks on hold over veterans' home money

The budget plan for next year assumes that veterans' homes will receive a new funding stream to replace general revenues.

Munch's 'The Scream' brings $119.9M at New York City auction

The piece broke the previous record for a Picasso painting sold at $106.5 million. "The Scream" is one of the most recognized pieces of artwork after the "Mona Lisa."

Big 12 hires Stanford athletics director as commissioner

Bob Bowlsby will take over for interim Commissioner Chuck Neinas — who replaced the ousted Dan Beebe in September — on June 15 after six years as Stanford's athletics director.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU seniors participate in Senior Send Off

MU seniors participated in Senior Send Off on Thursday in Francis Quadrangle. The event symbolizes their exit from the university and entrance into the next step of their lives.

US recovery expected to sustain steady jobs growth

Economists surveyed by The Associated Press foresee economic growth in the coming years, but they still have a few concerns that could cause growth to stall.

Psychic's failure to end St. Louis man's curse prompts police call

The St. Louis man claimed he was a victim of fraud after giving thousands of dollars to a California psychic.

Lawmakers advance change to state 'Move Over' law

The proposed law would require drivers to move over for state Department of Transportation vehicles as well as emergency vehicles.