A police officer, male civilian and the gunman were among three people killed in a shooting near the Texas A&M campus. Police don't know if the shooter was a student at the university.
Missouri is among the states with at least 30 percent of the adult population listed as obese. Colorado was lowest.
The medical school's program that places doctors in rural areas recently was honored with a top award by the National Area Health Education Center Organization.
Social Security trustees project the surplus will be gone in 2033. Unless Congress acts, Social Security would only collect enough tax revenue each year to pay about 75 percent of benefits, triggering an automatic reduction.
Social Security's shortfalls are adding to the federal budget deficit, in a roundabout way. The rest of the government has been running such huge deficits over the years that it has spent all of the surpluses accumulated by Social Security.
On average, European pensions are more much generous than Social Security, providing retirees with benefits that come closer to matching the wages they earned when they were working.
The GOP vice presidential candidate also has proposed to sharply rein in Medicaid and turn it over to the states. Usually thought of as part of the low-income safety net, Medicaid also covers nursing home care for disabled middle-class elders.
Romney calls his running mate an intellectual leader of the party with a "bold and exciting" budget plan. But Romney also has been careful to note, without elaboration, that he doesn't necessarily agree with all of Ryan's ideas.
The Rams will go ahead with plans to play a home game against the New England Patriots at London's Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28.
About 35 percent of MU's freshmen this fall are from out of state. That's more than double the 17 percent out-of-state enrollment a decade ago.
A constitutional amendment on prayer proved to be a strong motivator for many Christian voters and may have contributed to Todd Akin's relatively comfortable margin of victory.
In all, the company picks about 100 additions for the 114-year-old dictionary's annual update, gathering evidence of usage over several years in everything from media to the labels of beer bottles and frozen food.
Many candidates who received money from unethical sources were defeated in the primary election, demonstrating a voter-approved mandate for lawmakers to remove dirty money from Missouri's political realm.
Rather than entering into another contentious debate about “greedy trial lawyers” versus patients’ rights, Missouri leaders should look at new ways to handle medical malpractice claims.
Meningitis is rare, but often deadly. It can be spread through common school activities such as sharing water bottles and drinking glasses.
The survey, mailed to participating bow hunters, has helped the state agency manage wildlife and set hunting rules.
Two police officers and another person have been injured. Police don't know if the shooter was a student at the university in College Station, Texas.
Multiple people have been shot, including law enforcement, College Station police say.