The Olympics Games in London will captivate a worldwide audience.
The U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows the range of the drought in the continental U.S. has increased only slightly in the past week, but the severity is worsening.
A building at Fort Leonard Wood will be dedicated to Sgt. Amanda Pinson, who died in Iraq in 2006.
The torch completes its 70-day, 8,000-mile journey Friday, lighting the Olympic Stadium's cauldron in a ceremony marking the official start of the 2012 London Games. The identity of the final torchbearer is still a closely guarded secret.
Gov. Jay Nixon bolstered funding Thursday for an emergency water assistance program and redirected money from winter heating aid to cooling for low-income residents.
Google said the "gigabit" Internet service will be about 100 times faster than a basic cable modem.
Victim 2, who was sexually assaulted by Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky in the locker room shower, has announced, though his lawyers, he will be suing the university.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who served as the head of the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, was meeting with British leaders and senior lawmakers Thursday, a day ahead of the opening ceremony for the London Olympics.
The owner of Forget-Me-Not Missouri Horse Rescue and Sanctuary in Linn Creek said the drought has cut into the supply of hay for the horses.