Fannie Mae's finances improve as decline in home prices slows

Instead of seeking additional aid from taxpayers, the company will pay a dividend of $2.8 billion to the Treasury Department. That compares with the same quarter one year ago when Fannie reported a net loss of $6.5 billion.

Support for Afghanistan war at new low, AP-GfK Poll finds

In results released Wednesday, 66 percent opposed the war, with 40 percent saying they were "strongly" opposed.

Clayton School District high school principal gets $140,000 after resigning

The district has not said what specifically prompted the departure of high school principal Louise Losos other than citing a "fundamental dispute concerning the appropriate use of social media."

Missouri House backs pregnancy center advertising bill

Some pregnancy centers advertise their services as help with unwanted pregnancies when they in fact counsel women to keep their babies. The bill would require centers to be more explicit.