Top National Stories from NBC News

Britain raised its terror threat level to “severe” Friday but there was no specific intelligence to ...
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An international appeal was launched Friday to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumor taken fro...
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Use of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech" is highly restricted. Columbia Law Professor...
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Worldwide production of chocolate is worth about $100 billion per year. CNBC's John Schoen takes a l...
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Vladimir Putin said Ukraine and Russia were “practically a single nationality” and compared Kiev’s m...
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American hostages were treated more harshly than European prisoners and Foley was repeatedly torture...
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Lt. Ray Albers was suspended indefinitely after the Aug. 19 incident, which was caught on video.
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On Thursday, NATO released images it said showed that Russian combat troops had crossed into Ukraine...
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A teacher in California has been reprimanded after she tweeted that she wanted to stab some students...
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Missouri & Illinois News

A Sangamon County judge issued a preliminary injunction barring Illinois from collecting higher heal...
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Shane Ray grew up in Kansas City…Markus Golden in St. Louis.  These bookends for the Missouri Tigers...
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Michael Sam was in on six tackles for the Rams, and Ethan Westbrooks had a sack for St. Louis. They’...
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Chiefs third-string quarterback Tyler Bray threw for 116 yards and a touchdown on 8-of-15 passing. A...
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Missouri State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit Thursday night, scoring touchdowns on three stra...
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Football fans of Southeast Missouri State and Missouri Baptist were anxious to get their seasons sta...
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Faculty at the University of Illinois Philosophy Department have approved a vote of no-confidence in...
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Former University of Illinois Football Captain Curtis T. Lovelace has been indicted by a grand jury ...
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Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing ru...
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