The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to married people.
Legislation crafted by the U.S. Senate's "Gang of Eight" makes sense, financially and morally.
The state's education department issued guidelines to school districts in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas about how to handle an expected rush of school transfers.
Council members emphasized that this is not only a city government issue but a community issue.
The new 100-yard-long course, called Odyssey, will hold up to 56 participants.
Charlotte Dean writes of Eliot Battle's friendship and family pride. Read more reader tributes, and share your own, here.
Panelists shared stories about their experiences with former U.S. presidents Tuesday evening at Columbia College.
The Downtown Community Improvement District is narrowing down a pool of designers for signature "gateways" to downtown Columbia.
Gene Robertson delivered this eulogy at the memorial service for his friend Darrell Foster, who died June 17.
A fatal shooting near the Hy-Vee off of Conley Road on Sunday night was the result of a botched drug deal, according court documents.
Ron Schmidt, who served two years as project director for the Voluntary Action Center, resigned to take a position with the Career Awareness Related Experience program.
The Bruins completed a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals and ended the season with 11 straight wins Tuesday with a 8-0 victory over Mississippi State.
Officers were notified about 5 a.m. that a man entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the clerk, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
We have many who work their jobs and take on the extra. They should be rewarded with our supporting/helping them keep Columbia safe.
Houston starter Lucas Harrell entered the game with a 1.73 ERA in four starts this month, but things went wrong quickly. He allowed seven hits and seven runs with four walks in 3 1/3 innings, and St. Louis went on to win 13-5 Tuesday night.
The opener of a two-game set, Atlanta's 4-3 victory Tuesday at Kansas City was dominated by stingy pitching.
An explosion occurred outside One US Bank Plaza, one of the largest office buildings in downtown St. Louis, on Tuesday afternoon.
Different countries are drawing different lessons from recent economic history about what students should study and what kind of knowledge will drive future economic growth.
The world's top employers want graduates with so-called soft skills — those who can work well in teams, write and speak with clarity and adapt quickly to change.
Increasing financial pressures to get more people through higher education more efficiently have opened the door to new technologies.