Cyber Monday shopping rose 18 percent from last year's $1.74 billion, making Monday the top online spending day since 2001.
The project, called Apps for Apes, involves orangutans in 20 zoos in North America and New Zealand and is designed to stimulate the animals' brains and enrich their lives.
Merriam-Webster considered look-ups on its website, recording a 176 percent increase for science when compared with last year.
Staffers at an organization in South Florida and a hospital group with locations in Iowa and Illinois said they have seen no major improvements from the federal website, which 36 states are relying on.
Only 572 people participated in the event this October, with most running the half-marathon and 5K run.
Pony Express Council officials said Camp Geiger's concrete shelters are expected to be built by December 2015.
Don’t ruin the holidays by spending time in a hospital, holding cell or courtroom.
No one predicted a Georgia Dome appearance in 2013. No one even saw the signs in September, when Pinkel tied and passed Dan Devine for second on the Missouri list of winningest coaches. But Pinkel did.
After MU's win on Saturday, Tigers fans quickly snatched up the 16,000 available tickets for the SEC Championship. Now, thousands of fans are preparing to make the journey to Atlanta.
Lawmakers began a special session Monday afternoon, and Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri faces a Dec. 10 deadline to submit an offer to Boeing.
Dozens of supporters of the plan for Douglass Park came to the council meeting Monday. The council approved the plan, and the first phase will be implemented with $100,000 in funding.
The auction began Nov. 20 and closes Saturday. As of Monday, it had received 15 bids, with the highest at nearly $209,000.
Olympic diver Tom Daley says he is in a relationship with a man.
Missouri volleyball was honored with three individual Southeastern Conference awards Monday.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys basketball opens the 2013-14 season Tuesday with high expectations now that its core roster is a year older.
MU assistant professor Michelle Teti gave cameras to 30 HIV-positive women and told them to take whatever photographs they wanted.
Columbia residents enjoyed fishing through the Winter Trout Fishing Program at Cosmo-Bethel Park. The program is catch and release through Jan. 31.
Construction on the parking garage began in June 2012. It contains 420 spaces.
There have been 10 reported influenza infections in Boone County so far this flu season.
Temperatures in Columbia will be in the 50s and 60s early this week, but on Wednesday a cold front will bring frigid temperatures. Snowfall is expected on Thursday.