An update to planting zone maps indicates that the coldest day of the year isn't as cold as it used to be. Officials are divided about whether this has anything to do with climate change.
First lady Michelle Obama announced new nutritional guidelines for school lunches Wednesday. The guidelines will limit the total number of calories in an individual meal, and lunches will come with more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables.
Missouri House members endorsed a bill that would require state agencies to review rules and regulations and determine whether a rule is actually necessary.
According to FBI data released by the Violence Policy Center, Missouri's black homicide rate was seven times higher than the national overall homicide rate in 2009.
A bill discussed Wednesday would prohibit drivers of all ages from texting while driving, but police would have to pull motorists over for a separate violation before they could write a ticket for texting.
This will be his sixth appearance as an All-Star team manager. The game will be played July 10 in Kansas City.
The new loans are part of the state's Linked Deposit Program, designed to give farms and small businesses low-interest loans.
MoDot officials predict train, which runs between St. Louis and Kansas City, will owe Amtrak $2.9 million by the end of the next fiscal year.
In a campaign-style appearance in Iowa, President Barack Obama said Congress should approve a tax increase for anyone whose income exceeds $1 million a year.
Cairo's Tahrir Square was transformed into the focal point of the rivalry between revolutionary activists and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Jessica Buchanan, 32, was rescued along with Poul Hagen Thisted, a 60-year-old Dane. The two were working with a demining unit when gunmen kidnapped them in October.
The Bornean orangutan is the first animal of its kind in North America to receive the contraceptive. The device was intended for human use.
An attorney for Richard Beasley, 52, entered the plea Wednesday. Beasley is accused of three men and wounding a fourth after luring them with a Craiglist job advertisement.
The nominations of two Missouri curators appear in jeopardy as Gov. Jay Nixon attempts to withdraw their names from consideration.
Missouri coach Frank Haith stays an educator and will use the Tigers' No. 2 ranking as chance to teach his team how to handle praise.
Restoring a fair shot for all, Obama said, is "the defining issue of our time."
"We don't have success if we don't have Ricardo's play," Tigers coach Frank Haith said.
The Gubernatorial Appointments Committee will hold votes as early as Wednesday to decide whether to advance the confirmations of Craig Van Matre and Pamela Henrickson to the full Senate.
The deer infected with Missouri's first cases of chronic wasting disease in the wild were killed less than a mile apart in Macon County during the 2011 firearms season.
Chicago, Dallas and Denver are potential destinations for the additional flights. Currently, commercial planes at Columbia Regional Airport only fly to Memphis.