Report shows a respite for Medicare, Social Security no worse

Medicare's giant fund for inpatient care will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than estimated last year, while Social Security's projected insolvency in 2033 remains unchanged, the government reported.

Gov. Nixon signs bill to restore open-records exemption

Gov. Jay Nixon had asked lawmakers to reinstate the exemptions for security plans for public buildings and schools, saying sensitive documents do not belong in the public domain.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Republicans say corruption exists in the legislature

Much of the money coming to and from Missouri legislators might cross ethical boundaries.

Storms, floods threaten Boone County, state

Flooding is expected to remain a concern in Boone County and elsewhere in the Midwest through Sunday.

Wacha debut a wash in Cardinals loss to Royals

A three-run ninth spoiled rookie starter Michael Wacha's almost spotless showing in a soggy 4-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.