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A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House.
The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus
A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.
The top American commander in Afghanistan told lawmakers on Tuesday that the war is not a lost cause and underscored his optimism with a personal story about his son, an Army sergeant preparing for his third deployment to the war-torn country.
The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft.
Conservative donor Rex Sinquefield and his wife have donated $2 million to the University of Missouri to support a music initiative.
A Republican Missouri lawmaker wants to cut the former health department director's salary because of how she responded to questions about a Planned Parenthood clinic.
Less than a month after winning its fourth national championship in seven seasons, Alabama has a chance to extend its string of unofficial recruiting titles.
No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he’ll have some big expectations to live up to.
A St. Louis business is suing to halt the city's payroll tax paid by employers, arguing that it's unconstitutional.
Games played on Feb. 2, 2016
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored a career-high 41 points to lead No. 5 Maryland to an 87-67 victory over Purdue on Tuesday night.
Police have linked a Missouri couple to crimes in Alabama and Georgia, saying the offenses fit a similar pattern: People are robbed, kidnapped and let go unharmed, usually after a car is stolen.
A plan to renovate the Kansas City International Airport, rather than demolish and replace it, is unrealistic and more expensive than originally suggested, a consultant for airlines that use the airport said.
SAN DIEGO — Nothing brings out hindsight in golf like the weather.
Two drugmakers have made a practice of buying and then dramatically hiking the prices of low-cost drugs given to patients with life-threatening conditions including heart disease, AIDS and cancer, according to excerpts from thousands of documents released by federal lawmakers.
Former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli says he’d like to “berate” and “insult” Congress — but instead will take the Fifth Amendment during questioning on Thursday.
CLEVELAND — The Browns are about to throw Johnny Football away.
Can President Barack Obama and Republicans put aside years of ill will to secure a few big breakthroughs in Obama’s final year? Don’t get your hopes up.
Brazil’s president promised a wary nation on Tuesday that no resources would be spared in the fight against Zika, addressing Congress a day after the World Health Organization declared the mosquito-borne virus an international emergency.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jordan Taylor sauntered into the locker room, a spiffy custom-made charcoal suit slung over his right shoulder. “Let me see it,” Peyton Manning asked excitedly.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Luke Kuechly strolls happily through the Carolina Panthers locker room smiling and addressing teammates as he passes.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A few weeks ago, Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips went to great pains to describe glowingly a certain coach with the initials “B.B.” — a coach he would go on to out-scheme and beat a few days later to punch his ticket to the Super Bowl.
SAN JOSE, Calif.— When Cam Newton discovered the Carolina Panthers planned to make a run at signing Michael Oher last offseason, he texted the free agent offensive tackle: “I need you. I don’t want you. I NEED you.”
GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian government allowed aid into a rebel-held area near Damascus on Tuesday in what appeared to be a goodwill gesture after U.N.-mediated indirect peace talks got off to a rocky start in Geneva.
When Cam Newton discovered the Carolina Panthers planned to make a run at signing Michael Oher last offseason, he texted the free agent offensive tackle: “I need you. I don’t want you. I NEED you.”
Authorities say two Missouri men have died after falling through thin ice on Little River Lake in southern Iowa.
A homeless woman who was featured in a documentary has died after a vehicle struck her in Springfield.
Games played on Feb. 2, 2016
NBA ROUNDUP: James Harden scored 26 points and tied a career-high with 14 assists as the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game skid with a 115-102 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.
Jaysean Paige scored 23 points, including a crucial 3 with 1:05 left, and No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 13 Iowa State 81-76 on Monday night for its league-leading fourth Big 12 road win.
Chris Kendrix scored a career-high 21 points and Missouri State came up clutch at the free-throw line in the final seconds to hold off Bradley 77-71 on Tuesday night.
What started out as a potential blowout loss developed into one of the most monumental comebacks in Tennessee history.
Games played on Feb. 2, 2016
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Buddy Hield scored 17 points to help No. 1 Oklahoma defeat TCU 95-72 on Tuesday night.
Games played on Feb. 2, 2016
NHL ROUNDUP: Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice during a three-point night and Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist to help the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Tuesday in a matchup of Eastern Conference division leaders.
Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to criminalize a common second-trimester abortion method.
Missouri's economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia.
Missouri lawmakers have turned their scrutiny of public universities toward mandatory student fees and services.
What happens when you put Peyton Manning, Miss Universe, an orange-and-blue leprechaun and 200 TV cameras into the same room?
Kevin Shattenkirk spent much of an extended, week-long All-Star break catching some rays on the beach in Mexico.
A Northwest Missouri State football player has died in his dorm room, cutting short an event to celebrate the school’s fifth NCAA Division II championship.
John Elway realizes as well as anyone just how difficult a decision it is for an elite quarterback to retire, and he has no plans of putting pressure on Peyton Manning to make up his mind right away.
In this Iowa town, Ward 2 Democratic precinct chairwoman Kathy Johnson kicked things off on an upbeat note at precisely 7 p.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party’s leaders, swept to victory in Iowa’s Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
A man whose ex-girlfriend told police he left her house “looking to kill a cop” was charged Monday in the January death of an Ohio officer who was shot in the head, and the suspect could face the death penalty if convicted.
Five men who appear to be from Mexico likely were overcome by thick smoke and died in a fire at a home owned by their boss, who owned a Chinese restaurant, authorities said Monday.
Chicago saw a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in January — the bloodiest start to a year in at least 16 years and a blow to a police force struggling to regain public trust following the release of a video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teen.
Three inmates who pulled off an intricate getaway from a California jail had outside help from a man who slipped them escape tools and gave them a ride to safety before they kidnapped a taxi driver at gunpoint and held him captive for a week while arguing over whether to kill him, authorities said Monday.
Stocks are closing mostly lower after another steep drop in oil and natural gas prices pulled energy companies down.
Looks like it’s safe to bite into that burrito.
Alphabet, Google’s new parent company, topped Apple as the world’s most valuable business in after-hours trading Monday after reporting surging earnings.
The last thing Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian remembers before last May’s fatal crash in Philadelphia is pushing the throttle forward to pick up speed and then braking when he felt the train going too fast into a sharp curve, according to a transcript of his interview with federal accident investigators.