Skipping breakfast may increase heart attack risk

A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of a heart attack than those who ate a morning meal. There's no reason why the results wouldn't apply to other people, too, the researchers said.

Rams rookies begin two-day refresher course

St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher had no complaints after putting about three dozen players through conditioning drills and testing them on play retention Monday.

WORLD BRIEFLY: Pope Francis arrives in Brazil, met by crowd

The top stories from around the world include the birth of Prince William's son and the discovery of the bodies of three missing women in East Cleveland.

Woman, child injured when train hits vehicle

Train conductor and a second person pulled a 3-year-old from the vehicle. The girl and her 43-year-old grandmother were in serious condition Sunday night at Kansas City hospitals.

Tornado near downtown Springfield causes minor damage

Weak twister knocks down trees, damages roofs.

NSA revelations reframe digital life for some

Across the Internet, computer users are talking about changes small and large — from strengthening passwords and considering encryption to ditching cellphones and using cash over credit cards.

Scoring in the third leads to 3-2 win for Cardinals over Padres

House committee on government efficiency to hear comments this week

The Interim Committee on Improving Government Responsiveness and Efficiency has scheduled hearings for Monday and Tuesday at the state Capitol.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Risky for-profit colleges need better oversight

Some trade schools provide quality training for reasonable prices. But throughout the so-called for-profit college industry, abuses are well-documented.

Prince William's wife, Kate, is in labor

Little is known about the birth, including how the baby will arrive — it is not clear if Kate will have a natural birth or deliver by a planned cesarean section — its gender and its name.

Boone County 4-H clubs keep ham curing tradition alive

Boone County has a long tradition of country cured ham. Today, 4-H clubs are keeping the art of dry curing alive by encouraging youth participation in the fair's annual ham contest.

Children compete in 4-H, FFA horse show

The two-day event wrapped up Sunday. The Boone County Fair runs through July 28.

Korean student must return home from MU without degree

Wonjoon Moon of South Korea is leaving MU with an unfinished degree in finance and banking because of the difficult financial burden of a university degree.

Missouri diving's Bonuchi places 10th in Spain

David Bonuchi and partner Toby Stanley finished 10th in 10-meter synchro diving at the World Championships in Barcelona.

MU to host international conference on cold fusion

MU will host the 18th International Conference on Cold Fusion. The conference will bring together scientists studying the potential for new forms of energy production.

PHOTO GALLERY: Purple Stars defeat Warriors in Show-Me State Games division championship

The Purple Stars won 1-0 in the under 9 division championship soccer game Sunday.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Community mourns Tre'Veon Marshall, refugee family reunites

Missourian photographers also gathered images of an MU student who will be returning to South Korea because of financial difficulties and Jordyn Wieber who greeted the crowd at the Show-Me State Games.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Walmart on Campus set for Lofts, little libraries open

This week's most read stories included Walmart on Campus coming to Columbia and the opening of two "little libraries."

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93 — July 22-30

A look back at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago during the Flood of '93.

FROM READERS: A veteran's perspective on Central Missouri Honor Flight

Mary Paulsell, the president of Central Missouri Honor Flight, shares the perspective of a veteran participating in the program.