Boston College stuns No. 1 Syracuse in overtime

Boston College (7-19, 3-10 Atlantic Coast Conference), which had lost five straight, rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to pull off the improbable upset.

UPDATE: Nixon signs Missouri candidate filing legislation

The legislation allows proxies to draw numbers for candidates who cannot be physically present because they are disabled or deployed on active military duty.

U.S. consulting with European partners on Ukraine

EU sanctions would typically include banning leading officials from traveling to the EU countries and freezing their assets there.

Timeline of key events in Ukraine protests

Anti-government protests in Ukraine started off peacefully in November, but violent clashes have left at least 28 protesters and police dead so far.

Ukrainians in U.S., Canada urge protester support

Ukrainians living in the U.S. and Canada want the U.S. and European Union to step in soon to end the conflict in their home country. 

5 things to know about the Powerball jackpot

An estimated $400 million jackpot is for grabs on Wednesday's Powerball draw. If there's no winner, the jackpot will get bigger.

Missouri Senate endorses payday loan changes

The legislation would prohibit borrowers from getting a renewal on payday loans. State law currently allows borrowers to renew their loans six times.

Missouri Senate panel weighs revolving door policy

Missouri is the only state with no limits on campaign contributions or gifts from lobbyists and no waiting period before an elected official can lobby.

Missouri conservationists oppose legislative oversight

A proposal by House member Jay Barnes would ask voters to approve a constitutional amendment formally creating a legislative process to halt administrative rules deemed incompatible with state law.