Washington (CNN) -- In February, President Barack Obama launched an initiative to provide educational and community support for African-American boys and young men, an issue he said "goes to the very heart of why I ran for president."
JEFFERSON CTY, Mo.-- Gov. Jay Nixon arrived in Afghanistan Sept. 27 as part of a delegation of four U.S. Governors.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The latest inductee into the Hall of Famous Missourians is actually a Virginia native, who became famous while living in St. Louis and fighting for the right to vote for women.
(CBS News)-- A day after American warplanes began launching airstrikes at Islamist militants in Iraq, President Obama said Saturday that those strikes "successfully destroyed arms and equipment" used by fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon will visit the Greene County Public Safety Center Monday for a round table discussion the impact of special breaks and exemptions vetoed by the governor in June.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missourians may soon have the option of helping veterans through lottery tickets. Currently, about a quarter of all lottery ticket sales in the state goes towards education. Amendment Eight would create a lottery ticket designed to specifically benefit veterans' programs-- which analysts think could raise six million dollars a year from sales.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Association of Republicans is hosting its annual T.A.R.G.E.T picnic in Doling Park, July 26.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Rep. Tom Cotton's senatorial campaign got a boost over opponent Sen. Mark Pryor in the second quarter. The Cotton campaign announced Monday that it outraised Pryor by over $700,000 in a 3-month period, bringing in $2.28M.
(CNN) -- The militant group that has been ruthlessly fighting to take control of Iraq has apparently posted chilling photos on jihadi Internet forums seeming to show the executions of Iraqi security forces.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--A utility accessibility project will begin construction June 2 at the intersection of Grand and Kimbrough in Springfield.
(CBS News)--In his most sweeping effort to date to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change, the Obama administration will unveil a new rule from the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday limiting the amount of carbon pollution from coal power plants.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama landed Sunday in Afghanistan on an unannounced trip to visit with U.S. forces on Memorial Day weekend, according to the press pool traveling with the President.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Senator Rand Paul will guest speak at the Missouri Association of Republicans Annual Lincoln Days Banquet Feb. 22.
(CNN)--Washington -- A senior Iranian naval official says Iran is sending warships toward U.S. maritime borders to send a message, a move a U.S. defense official characterized as an announcement, not a deployment.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon (D) has announced he has set August 5 as the date for special elections to fill three vacant House seats.
(CBS News)-- President Obama’s Friday speech outlining proposed reforms to the U.S. surveillance apparatus has done little to unite lawmakers and former administration official who hold starkly different views on the matter.
Kabul, Afghanistan -- (CNN) -- The Obama administration condemned Saturday the Taliban's attack on a Kabul restaurant that killed 21 people, mostly foreigners, as revenge for an airstrike that caused civilian Afghan deaths.
(CNN) -- No one may ever know for sure whether Ohio's execution of Dennis McGuire -- in a procedure during which he reportedly gasped, snorted and struggled -- was inhumane, but his family and medical and legal experts said Friday the ordeal points out fundamental flaws in the use of lethal injection.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The 2014 legislative session began Wednesday at the state capitol and a number of issues are already on the table for discussion.
(CNN) -- Western diplomats and Iran appear to be inching toward a breakthrough agreement that could slow the nation's suspected progress toward a nuclear bomb while easing some sanctions that have hobbled its economy.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new date has been set for an execution that was postponed last month
(CNN) -- Illinois is now poised to become the 15th state to allow same-sex marriage after legislation passed both houses of the state's General Assembly on Tuesday.