President expected to make his case for spending on infrastructure and for universal pre-school programs. Obama is also likely to highlight the economic benefits of overhauling immigration laws.
A month after her husband was killed by a gunman, Bhutanese refugee Susila Rai and her family struggle to adjust to life without him.
Men of all ages are taking part in the growing trend of using vintage double-edged safety razors and badger hair brushes to get a closer and more cost-effective shave.
Justin Lawson thinks that age is no barrier to being a rock star. Lawson, a music teacher in Sedalia, arranges and coaches rock bands for children of all ages.
One very wealthy man is trying to buy himself a legislature. Your elected officials are willing to do his bidding.
Soda purchases now account for 58 percent of beverages purchased with food assistance program, according to doctors.
People wanting lawmakers to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of an income tax cut also have turned out at multiple hearings.
If setting up a nutrition bill separate from the farm bill really was important to legislators, they would have had it in hand already.
Nene Rwenyaguza reunited with his wife and four children Thursday night at the Columbia Regional Airport. The family was welcomed at the airport by nearly 50 of Rwenyaguza's friends.
Nene Rwenyaguza hasn't seen his family since 2002, when his small Congo village was raided by rebel forces. His wife and children were presumed dead for nearly seven years, but he never gave up hope. The family will finally be reunited.
According to the camp's website, the "program is designed for campers to experience the joy of writing and playing music" and learn from community musicians.
The Parks and Recreation Department held its last public meeting on the Grindstone Trail before the matter goes to the Columbia City Council next month.
As of Jan. 1, it will be mandated for hospitals to use the screening for critical congenital heart disease on every baby born in Missouri. Gov. Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill no. 230, also known as "Chloe's law" last week.
Public meetings on playground plans are scheduled for Thursday evening and Saturday morning. The goal is to have the project complete in summer 2014.
Two book exchanges opened this week, one on Crestland Avenue and the other nearby on West Rollins Road. Run on the "trust system," the little libraries allow anyone to walk up and borrow a book.
Cooler temperatures are likely to sweep through the Midwest and into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions by Saturday. They might be accompanied by severe thunderstorms.
Decision could be a good deal for students through the 2015 academic year, but then interest rates are expected to climb above where they were when students left campus in the spring.
In the preseason poll released Thursday, the Crimson Tide received 182 first-place votes out of a possible 243. Missouri was picked to finish sixth in the Eastern division.
The bridge is part of a larger project to improve roads around Battle High School.
A new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that America's continuing health woes may be more tied up with social inequality than health care.