New prosecutor to probe Missouri teen sex assault case

A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations that two older classmates supplied Daisy Coleman with alcohol and played a role in sexually assaulting her.

UPDATE: Obama addresses widespread health care glitches

The president on Monday guaranteed that everyone who wants to get insurance through the new health care exchanges will be able to, even if they have to enroll over the phone or fill out a paper application.

Kansas City schools on Missouri education board's agenda

Local school officials last month asked state education officials to consider an upgrade and pointed to stable finances and improvement on school performance reports.

Runner in Kansas City Marathon sets knitting record

David Babcock finished the marathon in 5 hours, 48 minutes and 27 seconds. Knitting experts measured the scarf he created along the route at just more than 12 feet long.

Missouri students to get help applying for colleges

Members of the Missouri College Advising Corps will be available to help students at 26 high schools in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas and parts of rural Missouri.

Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work

A report by Opportunity Nation tracked 16 factors — including Internet access, college graduation rates, income inequality and public safety — to identify states that provide their young people with adequate opportunities.