FACT CHECK: Missteps in final presidential debate

Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night

In final Obama-Romney debate, economy creeps in despite foreign affairs focus

With the two men seated at a semi-circular table, the early moments of the debate produced none of the finger-pointing and little of the interrupting that marked their debate last week.

ANALYSIS: Final debate to come down to leadership

When President Barack Obama underlines that he is not just a candidate but a president who has seen the caskets come home, it is meant to diminish the standing of Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor.

Face to face: It's the final Obama-Romney debate

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the recent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and Iran's nuclear ambitions were all ripe for disagreement in the 90-minute event at Lynn University.

Missouri and Kentucky football teams both face quarterback concerns

Missouri and Kentucky are both winless in the SEC, and both have played without their starting quarterbacks.

'Breaking Barriers' author writes how to work, love while blind

In his book published in March, Peter Altschul writes about his blindness, his work and how falling in love changed his perspective on life.

Government employees bid on pies for United Way fundraiser

Part of their annual United Way Fundraising Campaign, Boone County Government employees baked and bid on homemade pies that raised more than $3,000. 

Columbia City Council to decide when to fill Fifth Ward seat

At its Nov. 5 meeting, the council will decide between holding a special election in February or waiting until the regular election in April.


City Council approves deal with American Airlines for new flights

The city will donate $1.8 million to a fund to protect the airline against losses.

Giants eliminate Cardinals 9-0 in NLCS

The San Francisco Giants won their record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason, beating the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the NL championship series Monday night.

Missouri soccer's Jess Gwin still contributing to team after career-ending injury

Jess Gwin suffered five concussions during her soccer career. After doctors persuaded her to quit, she found a way to keep her scholarship by monitoring her teammates' heart rates.

Ada Van Gelder Bartlett loved family, learning and giving back

Ada Van Gelder Bartlett lived in many places in her 91 years. She saw each move as a learning opportunity. Mrs. Bartlett died Sunday.

Missouri's Pressey SEC preseason men's basketball Player of the Year

Missouri guard Phil Pressey was named SEC Preseason Player of the Year by a panel of SEC and national media members Monday.

New J-turns stir controversy with some U.S. 63 drivers

The J-turns, which opened Aug. 29, were installed to decrease the number of fatal and serious accidents caused by the previous crossover intersections. 


Driver of 18-wheeler strikes light pole on East Pointe Drive

A Midwest Block & Brick Inc. driver crashed into a light pole Monday, and the cause is still unknown.

TELL US: What's one Halloween costume you'll never forget?

Most everyone has that one Halloween costume they'll always remember. Will you tell us about yours?

GUIDE: Participate in, listen to and watch the final presidential debate

Here's a guide to help you participate in, listen to and watch the third and final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Women remain minority on bike polo team

Women are a minority in the sport of bike polo, but CoMo Polo has five female players.

New Haven teacher blends passions for art and education

Angie Schlotzhauer teaches art at New Haven Elementary School and sells handmade jewelry online. She said she wants to teach her students to think creatively and encourage individuality.

MU students say which issues matter in the presidential election

Before Monday's third and final presidential debate, we asked students at a watch party at MU about the issues they viewed as most important in the 2012 campaign.