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Bonus pay for essential workers varied widely across states

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For putting their health on the line during the coronavirus pandemic, prison guards in Missouri got an extra $250 per...

White House calling out critics of door-to-door vaccine push

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WASHINGTON — “A disservice to the country.” “Inaccurate disinformation.” “Literally killing people.” ...

Missouri governor doesn’t want door-to-door vaccine help

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Federal officials are pushing back after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said he doesn't want government employees going door-to-door in his...

As New York salutes health workers, Missouri fights a surge

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New York threw a ticker-tape parade Wednesday for the health care workers and others who helped the city get through the darkest days of...

UAW leader sentenced for role in racketeering scandal

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DETROIT — The man who formerly oversaw a major region of United Auto Workers was sentenced to prison Tuesday for his part in a...

Canadian National makes final pitch for $33.6B railroad deal

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OMAHA, Neb. — Canadian National has made its final pitch to regulators for preliminary approval of its $33.6 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern...

Rockabilly performer Sanford Clark dead at 85 from COVID-19

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JOPLIN, Mo. — Rockabilly and country performer Sanford Clark, who had a Top 10 hit with “The Fool” in 1956, has died in a...

Medicaid expansion takes effect in deep-red Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A voter-approved expansion of Medicaid took effect Thursday in Oklahoma after a decade of Republican resistance in a state that has...

Judge appoints new special prosecutor in Tisaby case

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A St. Louis judge will allow the special prosecutor to withdraw from the perjury and evidence tampering case against a former FBI agent who...

Critics worry Missouri measure reduces police accountability

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More than half of all U.S. states have enacted police reforms in the 13 months since George Floyd's death, but critics contend a Missouri...