Missouri diver David Bonuchi named SEC Male Diver of the Week

Senior David Bonuchi has received the honor for the second time in three weeks.

UPDATE: Missouri governor seeks moratorium in business 'border war' with Kansas

Gov. Jay Nixon called for a moratorium on Missouri's tug-of-war with neighboring Kansas over efforts to lure companies across the border, saying the states should work as partners rather than rivals.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Disputing facts about beginning of life

There is human life in a tube of blood and in the sperm and egg cells prior to fertilization. The question is when does a particular human life begin?

One World Trade Center named tallest U.S. building

After tense discussions, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat decided to count the tower's 408-foot-tall needle as part of its height — making the building the tallest in the U.S.


Missouri inmate's lawyer asks court for execution stay

The attorney for a man convicted in a series of killings fueled by his hatred of blacks and Jews asked the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday to halt the inmate's execution, citing concerns about the state's plan to use a drug obtained from a compounding pharmacy.

Man, nature share blame for Philippines typhoon disaster, experts say

Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population and climate change make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable to killer typhoons, according to several studies.

St. Peters amends red-light camera law

St. Peters aldermen last week voted to remove a city ban on assessing points for camera violations.

Meeting to focus on expanding Missouri training model

The meeting will examine ways to expand and replicate "Innovation Campuses," which allow businesses to employ students as apprentices and help pay the cost of their education.

Government reaches deal to allow American Airlines, US Airways merger

The agreement would allow American Airlines and US Airways to form the world's biggest airline.

UPDATE: Ryan Ferguson freed

Ryan Ferguson was released from custody Tuesday after the Missouri attorney general's office announced it would not pursue action against him.

Tons of aid in Philippines, but not where needed

Damaged roads and other infrastructure are complicating the relief efforts. Government officials and police and army officers are in many cases among the victims themselves, hampering coordination.