Sports spotlight shined on St. Louis, ended in double disappointment

Monday Night Football and the World Series came together with the two games played virtually simultaneously eight blocks apart in downtown St. Louis before a combined 103,000 fans. But neither ended well.

Tennessee quarterback out indefinitely with injured thumb

Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced the severity of quarterback Justin Worley's injury after Tuesday's practice and said he believes Worley has a torn ligament.

Columbia College volleyball's van Deursen enjoys central position

The junior setter grew up in the Netherlands before attending Redlands Community College in El Reno, Okla. She has settled into her role for Columbia College, and coach Melinda Wyre-Washington said she is the "total package."

WHAT OTHERS SAY: NSA gambled too much by spying on U.S. allies

Damage resulting from the NSA surveillance might be more than just harmed alliance.

Medicare chief apologizes for health care website woes

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner apologized to a House committee for the health care website's malfunctions.

Officials report attendance up at Missouri State Fair

A final report said admissions to the 11-day August fair totaled about 366,000, an increase of about 13,000 from 2012.

For Ike Skelton, the U.S. military was his mission

The number of troops at Fort Leonard Wood undergoing training more than quadrupled and the post's mission expanded from the Army to all branches of military service during Skelton's tenure.

Former student gets jail time for Lindenwood leaks

Addison Richard Todd previously pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with computer data and one count of tampering with a computer user.

Kansas City-area church turns to flock for landscaping

Susan Jaster of Storm Rider Farm in Concordia said her sheep can clear up to 100 square feet in a day.

Patriot Act architect says U.S. spying goes too far

Chief architect of Patriot Act is seeking changes to spying program after National Security Administration revelations.