SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local military expert discusses options for the U.S. after the Malaysian Air shoot-down over Ukraine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Earlier Monday, President Barack Obama made a special report on the situation involving Malaysian Airline flight 17.
(CNN)-- Amid the surge of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S. along the southern border, some Americans are venting their anger in the streets on Friday and Saturday, calling it an "alien invasion" of the U.S. and warning of a national security and "health and safety concern."
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- a Little Rock man has organized a motorcycle rally to protest immigration reform.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state supreme court says it is too late for it to remove the proposed gun rights amendment from the August ballot, or to change the amendment title. The issue will be Amendment 5, to be voted on August 5.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Gross negligence or gross incompetence? Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill had harsh words for General Motors executives Thursday.
BRANSON, Mo. - Governor Jay Nixon stopped in the Ozarks to discuss his vetoing of tax breaks approved in the State House and Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri becomes the first state to prohibit "pension advances" for public employees. State leaders say House Bill 1217 will keep companies from preying on retirees, who may be in vulnerable situations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon took action Monday on the last two bills passed by lawmakers. First, he vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have allowed the arming of teachers. Then, he signed House Bill 1490, which allows Missouri school districts to implement tougher academic standards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill exempting electronic cigarettes from existing laws and taxes on traditional tobacco cigarettes.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Lawmakers cannot agree on how to fund future road projects.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri agriculture groups, angered that Governor Nixon has vetoed a couple of bills declaring deer to be livestock, will be pressuring the legislature to override the vetoes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon announced Thursday he vetoed two consumer-lending bills saying one bill does not provide true reform to payday lending and the other takes away local government authority to protect consumers.
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Taney County residents have an opportunity to meet the candidates this afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Paying to remove a mugshot from a private website will soon be illegal in Missouri.
BATTLEFIELD, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Wednesday to help strengthen child care by implementing new quality indicators for child care providers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a proposed project list for Amendment 7 on the August ballot.
MISSOURI -- The August primary election is less than one month away and Missourians are nearly out of time to get registered to vote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has vetoed two agriculture bills that, among other provisions, would have added captive deer to the definition of “livestock” in state statutes.
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday its Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Kansas City also vied for the honor.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The office Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he will discuss Tuesday morning in Columbia his actions regarding legislation that would change the definition of livestock to include captive deer.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The Department of Public Safety at the direction of Gov. Nixon is coordinating future efforts to respond to Mississippi flooding.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor responded Wednesday to challenger Tom Cotton's comment, “Mark Pryor think(s) that faith is something that only happens at 11 o’clock on Sunday mornings.”
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- Ballots are available for registered voters who cannot make it to their polling place for the primary on August 5.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order which establishes the Missouri Disparity Oversight Review Committee, which will make recommendations on whether or not the state is fully utilizing minority and women-owned businesses.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Cole County judge has dismissed lawsuits challenging two issues on the August ballot, saying the deadline has passed for a court change to the ballot language of those issues as plaintiffs had hoped.
CBS News -- President Obama formally nominated Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to be the next secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Monday.
WASHINGTON -- Monday's Supreme Court ruling about contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is bringing reaction from Missouri lawmakers.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Obama administration must exempt closely-held firms like Hobby Lobby from a rule requiring large companies to help pay for their employees' birth control.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The issue of gay marriage seems sure to feature in the 2016 race for governor in Missouri after four same-sex couples were married last week in St. Louis.
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee this month approved an act meant to ease regulations for small businesses. It was sponsored by a Missouri Congressman.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A judge has heard the arguments of attorneys who say the language of two issues on the August ballot should be struck down, and attorneys who say it’s too late for that.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s junior senator says he’s still waiting for answers, even after getting a reply to his inquiry about the workload at centers processing federal healthcare plan applications.
CBSNews -- House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Wednesday that he's pushing the House of Representatives to sue President Obama "in an effort to compel the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of our country."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican budget leaders are slamming Governor Jay Nixon (D) for the actions he has taken with the state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- On Tuesday, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe said that a special session will be called to address teacher insurance and prisons.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Tuesday vetoed millions of dollars from the budget approved by the Missouri legislature this spring, and put limits on spending millions more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A political science professor at Drury University says Missouri's Republican Congressional members can learn something from recent primaries, and it isn't to fear the Tea Party.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon signed eight bills into law Monday.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Governor Jay Nixon signs into law a bill that could impact nearly 850,000 Missourians. Senate Bill 680 focuses on SNAP, or what is commonly known as food stamp, recipients.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A resolution urging the state Supreme Court to uphold a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages has cleared another hurdle.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Republican Speaker of the Missouri House says recent problems with the Veterans Health Administration support the stance his caucus has taken against Medicaid expansion.
CBSNews -- The court will convene to issue its next rulings Thursday. Here's a look at some of the remaining cases still pending.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Candidates for Arkansas Governor covered their plans for dealing with jail overcrowding and crime Thursday in Little Rock.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Thursday that the United States will not send troops back into combat in Iraq, but said he and his national security team are preparing to take further action if necessary.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s members of the Senate Armed Services Committee consider whether, or how much, this country should re-involve itself in Iraq.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon (D) has launched the development of a comprehensive State Energy Plan. He has written an executive order that will have the Economic Development Department’s Division of Energy take public opinions for a report due at the end of May, 2015.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked congressional leaders to meet with him Wednesday as he considers his options in Iraq.