Chiefs fall to Steelers in overtime

Pittsburgh escaped with a 16-13 victory over Kansas City at chilly, rainy Monday night at Heinz Field.

College football playoff to have six games, not seven

Television networks weren't all that interested in paying in excess of $20 million a year more for a game that could potentially feature low-profile teams.

U.S. colleges look to foreign students

New figures out Monday show international enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities grew nearly 6 percent last year. The growth is concentrated the most at big, public land-grant colleges, notably in the Midwest

More women have driver's licenses than men in U.S.

A study revealed that more women than men now have driver's licenses, which is a reversal of a longtime gender gap between the number of drivers. Researchers say that the trend is likely to have safety and economic implications. 

Missouri governor, barge industry urge action on rivers

Gov. Jay Nixon and waterways shipping representatives are trying to persuade the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release more water from the Missouri River's upstream reservoirs. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Give a hand to our veterans

We should all take advantage of the opportunity to say “thank you” to everyone who put their own safety on the line to protect our country to let them know that we appreciate their service.

Missouri auditor to review two assistance programs

The audit will focus on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the Electronic Benefit Transfer process, which is used to access food stamps.

Washington University Medical School gets $50 million grant

The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences at the medical school is focused on speeding up the application of research findings in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various health conditions.

Dickerson Zoo welcomes new giraffe

A 20-year-old giraffe named Gidget gave birth to a 159-pound female calf during the weekend at the Dickerson Zoo.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Best result is that reality rules again

This is part of the new reality that will sink in, very quickly, as a result of Tuesday’s election: Obamacare, as Republicans liked to call it, is here to stay.

Kansas City-area women to start female American Legion post

The post is a channel to solve the serious and very different issues female veterans face on the job and at home.

Demo workers hurt in St. Louis stairwell collapse

The building on Lindell Boulevard was damaged in a massive blaze on July 18, leaving 250 residents homeless.

Two suspected stolen cars wreck in St. Louis

Police say a silver Dodge Charger was carjacked by a suspect armed with a shotgun. Police gave chase until the Charger crashed, flipping in the air. The suspect was able to get away.

WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Tigers pull out victory in 4-overtime periods thriller

The Tigers earn their second win against an SEC opponent; men's and women's basketball each open their seasons with a win; and Hickman has tough night in the district championship.

ANALYSIS: Missouri voters stick with status quo on Election Day

Missouri voters tried to get a new person in the White House, but every other decision at the polls resulted in the status quo maintaining power. 

MU architecture student's design could become permanent veterans memorial

One of three designs from MU architecture students could become a new veterans' memorial to be built in Memorial Union.

COMMENTARY: Pinkel, Franklin still feel pressure despite victory over Tennessee

Missouri football defeated Tennessee on Saturday, but the win still doesn't make it easy for Gary Pinkel and James Franklin to reach a bowl game.

Maya Angelou will speak at One Mizzou Week

Maya Angelou will address a sold-out Missouri Theatre on Monday as part of One Mizzou Week, a week-long diversity program hosted by MU.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: 2012 election, HIV research and Missouri football

Stories about the election were the most-read stories this week.

Columbia School Board to vote on Battle High's custodial services

The Columbia School Board is expected to vote on custodial services at Battle High Schoolat its meeting Monday night.