Costs of U.S. wars linger for more than 100 years

The government is still making monthly payments to relatives of Civil War veterans — 148 years after the conflict ended.

Missouri auditor questions welfare expenses

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich questioned whether some of Missouri's payments under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program were allowed under federal law.

Explosion during training kills seven Marines

The Corps said in a statement Tuesday that the accident at around 10 p.m. Monday also injured several with the 2nd Marine Division.

Black bear population estimated at 225 in Missouri

Conservation officials arrived at that preliminary figure based on a research project that began in 2010.

Missouri S&T student found dead in her dorm

The cause of death has not been released, and the Rolla police chief said an autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

Hannibal man wants mammoth homer recognized

 Roy Sievers hit a home run over the left field fence at Hannibal's Clemens Field that just kept going, crossing a street, rising over a bluff and landing on the street on that bluff.