The federal farm bill, now in congressional conference committee, could slap an unneeded, overly broad muzzle on the Environmental Protection Agency.
A new national program for the homeless is a step in the right direction, but it's not enough. The government must also raise minimum wage if it hopes to combat homelessness.
More than a decade after Melissa Powers interviewed Franklin on death row, the Ohio judge still has nightmares about the serial killer's face.
Colin W. Byrd, a center for Platte County R-3 High School, is charged with misdemeanor assault for the Oct. 18 incident.
Nick Marshall said he believes the governor's administration has violated the law and that his motivations are not political gain or attention.
Researchers behind the renowned dictionaries pick a prominent word or expression in the English language each year that best reflects the mood of the times.
President Abraham Lincoln gave the address Nov. 19, 1863.
Franklin would have been Missouri's first execution under its new protocol of using the drug pentobarbital.
The Seahawks took over the top spot in the poll on Tuesday with 379 points. The Broncos had 377 points and the other five first-place votes, while the Chiefs dropped to third with 354 points from the 12-member panel that regularly covers the league.
Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen says he has nothing to fear from an investigation after an interview published Monday in Britain's Daily Mail revealed Lance Armstrong claims Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping in 1999.
Bryant McKinnie, a 12th-year pro, was among the Miami Dolphins still waiting Tuesday to be interviewed by New York attorney Ted Wells and his staff in the bullying scandal surrounding the team.
Argentina outshot Bosnia 5-1 in a 2-0 win on Monday night in St. Louis+.-, so Sergio Romero, the Argentine goalkeeper, wasn't pressed in the shutout against a country that's a first-time World Cup qualifier for next year.
A suicide bombing in Beirut kills dozens underscores how sectarian the war in Syria has become and the effect of the war on the Middle East.
In the age of Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, experts say a call to central dispatch can quickly become public, and is often manipulated to spin a story or even lay the groundwork for a criminal defense.
Today's kids are about 15 percent less fit than their parents were, according to health experts. Research suggests that 80 percent of young people globally may not be getting enough exercise.
As written, the provision would not allow a state to impose "a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of any agricultural product sold" if the product is manufactured out of state and those standards go beyond federal law and the law of the state in which it is produced.
One hundred fifty years later, Lincoln's speech still breeds admirers for its elegance and mystery.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top against fellow superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic to win 3-2 over Sweden on Tuesday, sending Portugal to the 2014 World Cup finals.
Missouri's unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent in September and October, according to the state Department of Economic Development.
Attracting better-paying jobs, taking advantage of online resources and increasing progress by focusing on specific concerns are common sense.