NORAD says Santa usually starts in the South Pacific and hits New Zealand and Australia before heading to Japan and Asia. Africa and Europe are next, followed by North America and South America.
It's been almost a year since Russian President Vladimir Putin put an end to the adoption of Russian children by U.S. citizens, a fact that makes one young Columbia boy even more dear to his adoptive parents.
Jarrett Mosby, an MU business major, was found shot to death Monday afternoon near St. Louis. Mosby is remembered by friends at MU for his welcoming smile and helpful attitude. The university has not planned a memorial at this time.
Jarrett D. Mosby, 21, of Collinsville, Ill., was found with multiple bullet wounds in a car Monday afternoon. He was a senior studying business at MU.
Stephens College soccer recorded its first goal and first win in program history this season. Sophomore goalkeeper Briannica Ponder also recorded 36 saves in a game on Oct. 8, breaking a 22-year-old NAIA saves record.
Missouri fans have seen Michael Sam's sack celebration 11 times this season. But it probably won't be the last. Sam has one more game as a Missouri Tiger and then is in some mock drafts as being a first round pick.
The largest amount is $18 million for repair work at the Missouri Capitol. Nixon also is releasing $7 million for state facilities maintenance and repair and $5 million for projects at state parks.
This video of Missouri football players finding out what gear they received for the team's 2014 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic appearance has been shared hundreds of times online.
Barnhouse's Crazy Music Store is leaving downtown after 40 years. It will reopen at the Parkade Center off Business Loop 70 on Jan. 6, 2014.
Christopher A. Snell, 24, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with a 13-year-old girl that he met on the Internet. Police are seeking information about other possible victims.
Missouri law enforcement agencies are looking Markell X. Beasley, 6, who was supposed to go to a Christmas gathering in St. Louis. He was last seen in the care of Demitrius Beasley.
Missouri (10-1, No. 25) will play North Carolina State (9-2) at 7 p.m. CT Saturday in Raleigh, N.C. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
There's an entire generation of safeties, cornerbacks and linebackers accustomed to using whatever method necessary to take down a fleet-footed ball carrier, trying to retrain their brains to focus on the midsection.
Bill Hall, president of the Hall Family Foundation, an influential proponent of ending the border war because of the financial havoc it causes, called Sen. Ryan Silvey's bill a "tremendous step forward."
Murphy-Brown of Missouri is providing the manure to produce biogas, a fuel similar to natural gas. Roeslein Alternative Energy will manage the project and secure financing for the $100-million project
Keeping written notes of events helps revive memories, and remind us to slow down and embrace the past, too.
Let’s celebrate Christmas for what it should be, the rebirth of the planet and peace and tolerance for all mankind.
Manning began the season by becoming the first quarterback since 1969 to throw for seven touchdowns in a game, one of eight games this season in which he's thrown for four or more touchdowns.
Back luck and bad play have wrecked a number of teams the league picked to showcase. Derrick Rose, Kobe Bryant and Brook Lopez are all sitting out, as are Indiana and Portland, who share the NBA's best record.