Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government's debt Sunday as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

The Chiefs are off to their best start since 2003 after a win in Tennessee on Sunday improved their record to 5-0.

Rams end slump, beat winless Jaguars 34-20

Ten days after being blown out by the San Francisco 49ers, the St. Louis Rams bounced back for a 34-20 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday. The win breaks a three-game losing streak.

New technology offers clues into New Madrid Fault's future

A seismologist says there is a "good chance" the fault could produce a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years.

Midwest state lawmakers: Don't blame me for shutdown

Republican governors and state legislators throughout the Midwest worked all week to separate themselves from association with the federal government shutdown.

Judge orders back pay for central Missouri treasurer

The Morgan County treasurer has been awarded more than $93,000 after a judge found that she had wrongly been paid less than other officials in the central Missouri county for eight years.

Missouri football boasts 'high energy' in 51-28 attack on Vanderbilt

The Tigers ruined homecoming in Nashville thanks to a near-perfect performance from James Franklin and the offense. Missouri is now 1-0 in the SEC after its dominating 51-28 win.

On Vanderbilt campus, tradition isolated from Music City

Vanderbilt is building its own tradition, and it's separate from downtown Nashville.

Missouri football stunts Vanderbilt's progress in lopsided win

Vanderbilt's football program is making progress. But on Saturday night, nothing could get in Missouri's way as it continued its fastest start to a season since 2010.

LIVE PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Vanderbilt

The Missouri Tigers football team defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 51-28 Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Check here for images from inside and outside the stadium.

Helias trounces Rock Bridge football 59-21

Rock Bridge senior receiver Zach Reuter was a bright spot, scoring two of the three Bruins' touchdowns.

Columbia College's Ojo sets herself up for success

Senior middle hitter Trinity Ojo started volleyball late and overcame what she calls a "strange" background to be a successful student and player. 

Missouri football fans make impressive showing in Nashville

Saturday was Homecoming at Vanderbilt University, but the majority of the pregame crowd represented a different school.

At Citizen Jane Film Festival, director Jillian Schlesinger shares her inspirations

The creator of "Maidentrip" talks filmmaking, her favorite directors and the Citizen Jane Film Festival. Sunday is the final day of the annual event.

5K brings color to Stephens Lake Park

More than 1,000 people came out for Columbia's first Color Dash on Saturday. The 5,000-meter run raised $7,000 for the Central Missouri Humane Society.

Local diner raising money for Columbia woman killed in car crash

The 63 Diner is giving Saturday and Sunday's proceeds to the family of Heather Cole, who died Friday after a car crash on Interstate 70. Her passenger remained in critical condition Saturday.

Rainy-day bike ride benefits families at Ronald McDonald House

Melissa Bass relied on the Ronald McDonald House when her son was born premature. Now she volunteers at the Show-Me 100 Bike Ride, which benefits the new house near the MU Women's and Children's Hospital.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cyclists also bear responsibility on the road

Bikers have a responsibility to follow the laws and rules of the road, just as drivers do.

Boone County deputy attacked while making drunken-driving arrest

A drunken-driving arrest ended with an attack on a Boone County sheriff's deputy Friday evening. Rex Barstow and Patricia Basurto, both of Ashland, face multiple charges.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Blunt's actions show little regard for Missourians

By voting “yes” to cloture then “no” to adding back in Obamacare language, Senator Blunt has made clear his one true goal: To make a career of being Senator and to protect his job at all costs.