The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
Updated at 5:20 PM

Landlords nowadays often require folks wishing to rent a house or apartment to fill out applications so they can do background checks on the applicants before letting strangers move onto their property.Such was not the case in 1931 when an older couple, giving their names as Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dunlop, showed up at Thayer, Missouri, about Oct. 12 of that year and rented a farmhouse from Wellington McClelland in an out-of-the-way area about 2 miles east of town.

Updated at 5:08 PM

My friend, Sue, took me on a drive through the countryside earlier this week. I am still recovering from a fall that left me with a shattered right wrist and injuries to my back so I am driving myself intermittently. As we stopped at crossroads, we...

Posted at 4:18 PM

I got into an online discussion the other day, slammed someone down hard, felt first smug, then kind of bad.

Updated at 2:09 PM

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially...

Updated at 1:58 PM

LONDON (AP) " The World Health Organization says there were two new cases of Ebola in Guinea this week, ending two consecutive weeks in West Africa when no cases of the devastating disease were reported.

Updated at 1:56 PM

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) " A Massachusetts college has changed all the speed limit signs on campus to honor a retired mathematics professor who spent his career fascinated by the number 17.

Updated at 1:53 PM

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) " The ubiquitous handicapped symbol that marks parking spaces, building entrances and restrooms around the world is getting an update, a modernization that emphasizes ability rather than disability.

Updated at 1:49 PM

HEBRON, West Bank (AP) " A Palestinian man wearing a T-shirt with the word "press" in large letters stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier Friday before being shot dead by troops, the latest in a monthlong spate of attacks.

Updated at 1:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, testified Friday before the House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, as the panel faced fresh criticism from...

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