The two-year ABA study, released earlier this year, sent out surveys to several groups involved but did not receive many response from the prosecutors who decide whether to seek the death penalty in the first place.
The Education Department needs to do its homework and perform a statistical analysis that offers a reasonable basis for cutting off funding to poorly performing for-profit schools.
American Bar Association surveys on the death penalty sent to prosecutors in Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Kansas City and Springfield went unanswered.
Four more deaths were confirmed Wednesday in the city, two 43-year-old men, and two in their 70s.
There are multiples reasons Gov. Jay Nixon should veto a bill on his desk that would limit insurance benefits for contraceptive coverage.
Research on the success of year-round schools has been mixed, and many school districts have gone back to traditional calendars.
American track star Michael Johnson brought the Olympic flame to Stonehenge on Thursday, holding the torch aloft as the sun's rays ricocheted off the glowing stones.
London has been facing problems including a mobile phone outage, damaged roads and security concerns with the Olympics just two weeks away.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters at her weekly news conference that she's proud of the nation's Olympic athletes, but "they should be wearing uniforms that are made in America."
Congress recently passed a bill that would continue funding U.S. highway projects for two more years, but the law might have problems that will cost the nation much more.
A St. Louis jury on Wednesday deliberated for just one hour before convicting 55-year-old Johnnie Moore on two counts each of forcible rape and sodomy for separate attacks on teenage girls in 1985.
Brian Wahby, who is chairman of the city's Democratic Party, said he gets and pays a lot of tickets. Five of the seven treasurer candidates have been assessed late fees for tickets.
Nationwide drug shortages have forced medical professionals to use expired drugs, dilute drugs or use drugs with negative side effects.
Once again, St. Louis is 6 games above .500 at the break.
Aggies join the trend of updating their uniforms for the upcoming season.
Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation allowing Missouri communities to resume levying sales taxes on vehicle purchases despite a lobbying effort from local officials and vehicle dealers.