Jessica Plumart reflects on the experience of shaving her head at MU Dance Marathon's Main Event in a show of support for the Miracle Kids of MU Children's Hospital.
Alex Smith, who is preparing for his first season as the Chiefs quarterback, participated in a minicamp with his new teammates Thursday.
David Perron also scored his first goal in 17 games for the Blues.
Adam Wainwright also pitched seven innings, giving up three runs and nine hits, in the victory.
Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore, a former standout for the Missouri football team, was arrested Thursday. No details of the arrest were immediately available.
The FBI has released images of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and the death toll from the Texas fertilizer plant explosion is still unclear.
The National Rifle Association and its energized supporters coaxed the Senate into rejecting expanded background checks for gun buyers.
Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied at the state Capitol as the Missouri House voted to allow certain school personnel to carry concealed weapons in school buildings.
The two planets, 1,200 light-years away, are the best candidates for habitable planets astronomers have found so far and circle a star that is 2.5 billion years older than the Sun.
Earlier, at an interfaith service honoring the victims, President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation, declaring that Boston "will run again."
Nixon's official duties will not be interrupted by Mark Woodworth's third murder trial. Lawyers for Woodworth motioned to have Nixon testify about a series of letters between prosecutors and Robertson's husband.
Home sales in 2012 were the highest since 2007, and those in the housing industry say Columbia has reached a place of steady, healthy growth.
Waco police Sgt. William Patrick Swanton described ongoing search-and-rescue efforts as "tedious and time-consuming," noting crews had to shore up much of the wreckage before going in.
Users who follow musicians can see other artists those musicians follow and can listen to 30-second clips of songs by them.
In the Plains and Midwest, seemingly every community was under some sort of watch or warning.
MU Health Care, Boone Hospital Center and Truman Veterans Hospital have spent about $347.5 million on new parking garages, technology, lobbies, exteriors and towers.
Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday, arguing that widespread support will help the bill succeed in Congress.
Heavy rain across the Midwest has eased drought conditions in some areas.
Democrat Joshua Peters and Republican Mike Moon won special elections this month.
Republican Sen. Mike Cunningham of Rogersville is sponsoring legislation that would let nonprofit groups prepare food in private homes and bring it to charitable fundraisers.