The Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care.
Congressional leaders have reached tentative deals on freezing student loan rates and roads ahead of their July 4 recess.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich said Wednesday that a state audit of the attorney general's office revealed a conflict of interest.
The Colorado Springs wildfire has forced the mandatory evacuation of more than 32,000 residents.
Gov. Jay Nixon will to allow charter schools to operate in more Missouri areas, but vetoed a bill that would make it easier for students to transfer.
Savingforcollege.com, which ranks 529 college savings plans, has ranked Missouri's at the top of the charts.
Colleges are implementing absolute bans on smoking, though some think the bans go too far.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide Thursday on a federal law that would require states to create a health insurance exchange by 2014.
Lawmakers in 2011 approved a tax deduction for small businesses based on each job they add. This year's measure is designed to clarify the types of businesses that can claim the deduction.
The Kansas City Royals have recalled left-hander Everett Teaford and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Omaha and optioned left-hander Francisley Bueno to the Storm Chasers. Catcher Humberto Quintero was designated for assignment.
The development plan includes a "Cardinal's Nation" restaurant, a museum, a hall of fame and a beer garden.
A state audit of the attorney general's office pointed to three contingency fee contracts first solicited last year for private lawyers to represent the state.
The donation will help fund the $102 million athletics facility renovation plan the Board of Curators approved Tuesday.
A panel on the possible creation of a tax increment financing district in downtown Columbia emphasized the importance of public input in the development planning process.
The UM System Board of Curators unanimously approved the budget for the 2013 fiscal year Tuesday afternoon.
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan struggled this past season, but managed to overcome his fear and frustration to qualify for the 200 and 400 individual medley events at this week's Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Our country is in a terrible shape, and Congress is doing nothing to make things. Those who survived the Great Depression could have given us some good advice. They would probably have suggested that we work together. Hmm, imagine that.
An attic fire broke out above a vacant office suite in The Village of Cherry Hill. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
Starting in 2014, instead of a championship game between the nation's No. 1 and No. 2 football teams, there will now be a pair of semifinals in which four teams play.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri won a new Toyota through the 100 Cars for Good contest, a philanthropic initiative hosted on Facebook in which online voters choose from five nonprofits each day to win a car.