Optimism abounds after Kansas City Royals finish

The Royals' 86-76 finish brings optimism but questions linger as Kansas City heads toward the offseason.


Bode Miller calls anti-gay law 'absolutely embarrassing'

Russia's anti-gay laws draw condemnation from skier Bode Miller at U.S. Olympics media event.

Missouri football to face Georgia at 11 a.m. on ESPN

Missouri is scheduled to face off against Georgia at 11 a.m. on Oct. 12 on ESPN.

Missouri couple accused in Wyoming of killing ex-spouses, 2 children

Gerald Uden, 71, and Alice Louise Uden, 74, of Chadwick, Mo., were jailed in Christian County. Both suspects waived extradition to Wyoming, according to Missouri's online court reporting system.

Small number of schools drop out of lunch program

Ninety schools said they stopped using the federally subsidized national school lunch program because it introduced new standards for healthier foods last year.

Missouri dam gets environmentally friendly transformers

At a cost of $4 million each, the new gas transformers are replacing the old oil-powered units that were installed more than 80 years ago.

Comments sought on Missouri forest plan

The plan adds guidelines for several endangered and threatened species, including the Ozark hellbender.

New photography hall of fame to open in St. Louis

The new museum includes an extensive collection of historic photographic equipment that is displayed in cases along walls and in the center of the room.

Swimmer drowns in Wright County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Jeremy Hinkemeyer of Rolla was attempting to cross the river Saturday at the Wilbur Allen Conservation Area.

White House tells agencies government will shut down

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said federal agencies should execute their plans for an orderly shutdown.