John William "Blind" Boone, who died in 1927, was a famous ragtime pianist who became one of the first African-American musicians to be recorded by the QRS piano roll company.
Photographer John Hall and his subject, a bluebird he named Mr. Bluebird, interact in a story about one father helping out another
The Cardinals have lost three of their last four games after a 6-1 loss Tuesday night to the White Sox.
An eighth inning RBI by Billy Butler helped the Royals take a 2-1 victory against the Brewers, snapping the Royals' four-game losing streak.
The U.S. Department of Education's annual look at college affordability found significant price increases at public universities, fueled by state budget cuts for higher education. Prices also climbed at private universities, including for-profit institutions.
Two women who have been prominent in medical research say men tend to be more aggressive at self-promoting and asking for pay raises than women.
The Kansas City Chiefs have opened up their minicamps with a new offensive coordinator and without a few of their major stars including Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles and Eric Berry.
The U.S. Senate is debating a bill that would reduce the federal budget by $2.3 billion a year by eliminating direct payments to farms that produce big row crops.
The decline in non-farm payroll jobs followed several months of increases.
The university is among two dozen public land-grant schools that will help celebrate a key moment in U.S. higher education at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the Mall.
NCAA vice president for football and baseball Dennis Poppe said Tuesday that officials would have to think long and hard about adding other situations that could be reviewed.
The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era is being pushed aside as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives.
The Missouri road rage case involving the 65-year-old man who shot a motorcyclist after he was punched in the face was ruled self-defense under Missouri's castle doctrine. No charges will be filed against either man.
The death of a patient due to a nurse's mistake at the John Cochran VA Medical Center was the last straw for some Missouri lawmakers who are openly questioning the quality of care patients receive at the medical center which has had similar incidents occur recently.
The Cass County Sheriff's Office will hold offer the amnesty program June 18 to 22, and only for Division III of the court.
The decline in teenage employment has been particularly sharp since 2000. Employment for 16- to 19-year-olds has fallen to the lowest level since World War II.
For years, Clell Miller's family believed his body was buried at Muddy Fork Cemetery in Kearney. But a medical student who gunned down Miller on Sept. 7, 1876, claimed that he kept the outlaw's skeleton. Now Miller's relatives and a group of forensic researchers would like to know for sure who lies buried in the grave.
Bradley Cook, 33, is being held in solitary confinement in Lafayette County.
The water division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol will participate in a national campaign.