The Nobel Committee awarded the prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, turning a spotlight on the civil war in Syria and chemical weaponry itself.
In addition to ending the shutdown and increasing the debt limit, under the proposal Congress and the White House would explore ways to ease across-the-board federal budget cuts that began taking effect a year ago and replace at least part of them with benefit-program curbs that have been included in recent presidential budgets.
“I’m lucky I’ve been able to make a living with this,” says the Missouri musician, who will showcase his craft Saturday at the State Historical Society's annual meeting.
The No. 25 Tigers reached the record-breaking 20-0 mark on Friday after defeating the Volunteers 3-0. The win secures the best opening record in program history.
Events this weekend include the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival, Race for the Cure and the Missouri vs. Georgia football game.
Parts of the process change every month, so there's no one answer available.
Missouri's intentions for propofol, a popular anesthetic used at hospitals nationwide, have been criticized nearly from the start.
The Kewpies rolled to a 6-2 victory to seal their second consecutive district championship.
The Bruins fell 2-1 with some students getting scolded in the stands for unacceptable behavior.
The Trailblazers won 58-6 on Friday to improve to 2-5 on the season.
Columbia College defeated Friends University and Trinity International University on Friday.
Cecil Warren Sr. of Columbia died Thursday Oct. 10, 2013. He was 83.
A man entered the room in a residence hall after a female student answered the door expecting a friend, MU police said.
Cecil Warren Sr. of Columbia died October 10, 2013.
John Hagler, director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, was abruptly replaced Friday with no reason released by Gov. Jay Nixon. Harry Bozoian will be acting agriculture director until Oct. 31.
A federal stimulus that increased food stamps benefits in 2009 will expire at the end of the month, leaving families wondering how they will get by.
Springfield officials say a longtime zookeeper was killed by an elephant at the city's Dickerson Park Zoo.
The Current and Jacks Fork rivers in southwest Missouri are open to boaters — as long as they don't step foot in the closed parks the rivers flow through. This will last until the partial government shutdown is over.
Maj. Gen. Michael Carey was removed from command of the 20th Air Force because of alleged personal misbehavior. The removal follows the relief of Vice Adm. Tim Giardina from his second-in-command position at U.S. Strategic Command on Wednesday.
By giving the peace award to an international organization, the Nobel committee found a way to highlight the devastating Syrian civil war, now in its third year, without siding with any group involved.