A pair of sophomores on the Missouri men's swimming team both broke school records during the first day of the fifth annual Mizzou Invite on Thursday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
Many Palestinians are celebrating after the United Nations voted to give Palestine nonmember observer state status.
A new study pegs the age of the Grand Canyon at 70 million years, much higher than most other estimates. Some scientists, though, aren't convinced by the latest data.
A new study says polar ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland are melting three times faster than they did in the 1990s, raising concern among scientists about rising sea levels.
Low water levels caused by drought could temporarily close Mississippi River waterways, leaving companies that ship goods searching for transportation alternatives.
With automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to be triggered at the end of the year, partisan maneuvering continues to dominate talks in avoiding the impending "fiscal cliff."
Gov. Jay Nixon said the Medicaid expansion could provide health care coverage to an additional 300,000 state residents.
Powerball officials said early Thursday morning that tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the record $579.9 million jackpot.
The update on the sale of the company's brands comes as Hostess seeks approval in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York in White Plains, N.Y., to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million.
The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos said the incentive pay is needed to retain the 19 managers during the liquidation process.
The bill eventually would cut the corporate income tax rate in half and create a 50 percent tax deduction for business income.
His new term as committee chairman was ratified Wednesday by House Republicans.
Read about Missouri's current income eligibility thresholds for Medicaid based on the federal poverty level, and how they would change if the Legislature agrees with Nixon's request to expand eligibility.