MU financial aid adviser enjoyed traveling, church involvement

Rose M. Williams of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was 64.

FROM READERS: Panhellenic organization raises money to build school in Central America

Fourteen women in MU sororities will be selected to travel to help build a school in Nicaragua in June 2014.

No. 6 Aggies prepare for rematch with No. 1 Alabama

Although Saturday's rematch between Texas A&M and Alabama is surrounded by hype, the Aggies expect the game to be business as usual.


Spurrier looking to fire up Gamecocks' defense

Spurrier said his team had a "bad coaching day" in a 41-30 loss to the Bulldogs and now is hoping to turn that around when South Carolina (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) takes on Vanderbilt (1-1, 0-1) on Saturday.

Back to work: NHL training camps open Wednesday

Training camps open around the league Wednesday, just 79 days after the Chicago Blackhawks wrapped up the lockout-shortened 2013 season by winning the Stanley Cup.

Pirates have first winning season in 2 decades

The Pirates earned their 82nd victory, ensuring their first winning record in 21 seasons, with a 1-0 victory Monday night at Texas against Yu Darvish.

Syria says it accepts Russian weapons proposal

Russia, Syria's most powerful ally, is now working with Damascus to prepare a detailed plan of action that will be presented soon.

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for NYC's Michael Bloomberg

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will not speak at the 12th anniversary ceremony of 9/11 to help keep the focus on the attacks' victims and their families.


ANALYSIS: Obama seeks to hold the public's trust

President Obama's Tuesday address asked the nation to have faith in his judgment if he launches a military strike in Syria.


DEA insists cold drug can be used in meth-making

The Drug Enforcement Administration said Tuesday it will require the drug Zephrex-D to be sold behind the counter, despite the manufacturer's claim that the drug is difficult to use as an ingredient in methamphetamine. 

Report: Oklahoma State football players took thousands from boosters

Boosters and assistant coaches at Oklahoma State handed out tens of thousands of dollars to football players for at least a decade, according to a Sports Illustrated article released Tuesday.

Broncos linebacker pledges no repeat of gaffe

Denver's second-year linebacker blames excitement over his first NFL start for his premature celebration of a sure pick-6 that resulted in a touchback instead of a touchdown in the Broncos' Week 1 rout of the Ravens.

Official urges Missourians to register to vote

The deadline for Missourians to register to vote or make changes in their registration is Oct. 9 for any local elections on Nov. 5.

Report says hunger on the rise in Missouri

The latest Missouri Hunger Atlas says an average of 16 percent of Missouri households experienced "food insecurity" from 2009 through 2011.

Fisherman's body recovered in Missouri River

A volunteer firefighter found the body of 40-year-old Scott Shockley, of Chamois, on Monday afternoon.