University of Missouri System curators now plan to interview presidential finalists at least twice before making a job offer — a precaution seemingly designed to avoid being spurned by candidates who get cold feet.
The bridge collapse in Fenghuang, Hunan province on Tuesday aroused quick responses from the Chinese community in Columbia this week. Some in the community have raised funds; others plan to donate money.
A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Peru’s coast near the capital, killing at least 337 people and injuring 827, the Civil Defense said early Thursday.
Wildlife biologists this summer were puzzled when reports started coming in about the bark being stripped off trees high above the ground.
With government institutions, including the courts, hobbled by decades of corruption and neglect, one of the few bodies still reliably administering justice is a parliament run by, and mostly for, children.
A nationwide recall of about 255,000 Chinese-made tires was announced by Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon on Thursday.
There is broad agreement across the social, political and religious spectrum and, most important, the Supreme Court, that the Bible can be taught in public schools and that knowledge of the Bible is vital to students’ understanding of literature and art.
A former chief of staff at the Boone County Fire Protection District has sued his former employer, alleging a retaliatory work environment and financial mismanagement.
It’s a proven fact that most students self-segregate based on race. Don’t Believe me? Go look. Black kids sit with Black kids. White kids with White kids. Latinos with Latinos. But why? This is 2007! Shouldn’t we be past this by now? Why can’t we be totally integrated without compulsion?