Here's a look at some of the actions taken by the Columbia City Council at its Monday meeting.
The Ten Ideals is a concept that dates back nearly a century at Stephens, a list of 10 virtues that Stephens women adhere to. This year, the entire group has embodied creativity, President Dianne Lynch said.
Three people died, and more than 170 others suffered injuries that included severed limbs, shrapnel wounds, broken bones and head trauma.
Blues coach Ken Hitchcock got his 600th career win against the franchise he beat for his first victory when his Dallas Stars won at Vancouver on Jan. 22, 1996.
Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night.
Pressure cookers were used to make the bombs that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, according to The Associated Press. In another top story, a computer glitch grounded American Airlines flights.
The cancellation allows St. Louis starter Jake Westbrook to reset his ERA to 0.00. The right-hander has struggled against the Pirates in his career, and Pittsburgh turned five consecutive singles in the first inning into four runs.
In his first career start in the final game of the 2012 regular season, the hard-throwing right-hander carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning.
Everyone on the roster was accounted for except the franchise left tackle, who coach Andy Reid said has made the decision to stay away from the team during the offseason program.
The aftermath brought out the best in many people. Boston residents opened their homes to runners from around the nation and the world.
State Sen. Ryan Silvey has sponsored a bill to give parents more time to choose whether they want to give up newborn children.
Over four decades, Summerall described some of the biggest games in America in his deep, resonant voice.
The boy's mother and sister were badly injured in the blast.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced the policy reversal Tuesday after several weeks of criticism from Republicans who said the new document copying policy of the Department of Revenue was an invasion of privacy.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said it is too soon to say if the events in Boston will result in greater security at public events in St. Louis.
The hearings will be an opportunity to discuss the standards adopted by the state education board in 2010.
Gov. Jay Nixon headlined a nearly hour-long rally Tuesday that drew more than 1,000 people to the Missouri Capitol.
The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and Central Bible College will merge with Evangel University.
Missouri's "freedom of conscience act" would give pharmacists the right to not stock anything to which he or she was morally opposed including condoms or emergency contraception.
Republican lawmakers so far have refused to embrace a Medicaid expansion. And the prospects may be getter dimmer.