William Clinch said he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed his former brother-in-law. His trial this week revolves around the imminence of the threat he perceived.
Major bills should be open to public review prior to being voted on in the House of Representatives.
The Columbia Missourian has formed a Readers Board to help improve the paper through public feedback from the 10 community members.
Columbia Missourian sports editor, and avid ukulele player, Greg Bowers and reporter Robert Mays talk about how the list is created. Bowers lent his ukulele skills for the closing music of today's show.
Roland Meinert's guest column earlier this week leaves out several useful pieces of information.
The newly discovered intersex anatomy of South African runner Caster Semenya opens up a floodgate of critique, some deeply rooted in gender prejudice.
As more attacks further destabilize Pakistan, President Barack Obama must consider whether to send more troops to Afghanistan.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a 10-year, $829 billion plan to overhaul the country's health care system Tuesday. However, this is just one of the proposals concerning health care reform. The final plan might look very different than this one.
MU's financial dilemmas balance out its world-class aspirations.
Columbia Missourian editor Scott Swafford and reporter James Patrick Schmidt talk about the issue and the proposed changes.
Gov. Nixon announced Monday that the Missouri legislature would reform the state's DWI laws by spring.
A provision to the USA Patriot Act is up for renewal that allows the FBI to access to personal data, a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Hunter S. Thompson had it right when he founded the Fourth Amendment Foundation to preserve the Constitution. Let's take up the cause.
Stormwater flow creates levels of problems for Hinkson Creek.
Columbia Missourian education editor Liz Brixey and reporter Hayley Tsukayama take a look at Chris Belcher's early days in office in audio interview.
The Nobel Foundation probably jumped the gun in awarding the Peace Prize to President Barack Obama, but, maybe it's a sign that other hard-sought goals could be accommodated on a short track, too.
Public opinion is what brought the Korean and Vietnam wars to an end, and this might happen with the war in Afghanistan. Our president and those in Congress who support this war might be looking for new jobs if they go against public opinion.
President Barack Obama has called for the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," a policy that allows homosexuals to serve in the military as long as they don't disclose their sexual orientation. Now under increasing pressure to act, Congress might be gearing up to tackle the issue.
Membership in the League of Women Voters had no bearing on the decision to file the petition.
College athletics have been plagued by scandal and misconduct, but returning to a focus on integrity and freshman academics could bring order back to the field.