WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Claire McCaskill says she’s going to continue to block the nomination of Air Force Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, tapped to serve as vice commander of the U.S. Space Command, over concerns […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mississippi River communities scrambling Tuesday to fend off the rain-engorged waterway got discouraging news: More rains looming across much of the nation’s midsection threatened to slow the potential retreat of the […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pleaded guilty today to six misdemeanor counts of violating the Clean Water Act by illegally handling and disposing of hazardous materials at its retail stores across the United […]
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — An all-too-familiar springtime ritual played out around the nation’s heartland this weekend as volunteers, National Guardsmen and even prison inmates joined together in an effort to ward off fast-rising floodwaters. Dangerously […]
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of using a prosthetic penis to try to pass a drug test has been arrested in eastern Missouri.
A high school hockey player was celebrating a winning goal in the Missouri state tournament when he got carried away and threw his stick into the crowd. As one local sportswriter put it: “I’m just […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are unraveling the earliest building blocks of math — and what children know about numbers as they begin first grade seems to play a big role in how well they do everyday calculations later on.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent rain and snowstorms have eased the worst U.S. drought in decades in portions of the nation’s midsection, swelling some major inland rivers to near flood stage and drenching some farmland enough to possibly delay spring planting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A homeless man’s decision to return a woman’s engagement ring after she accidentally dropped it in his cup is about to pay big dividends.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.