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More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aside from the strange fact that both the Ferguson Police Department and the barbarians of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are using U.S. armor and weaponry, the shooting death of Michael Brown and the murder of James Foley would seem to have little in common, about as little as the Midwest and the Middle East.
The new ranking puts Missouri toward the top of a list of "quality of life laggards" struggling with high crime rates, few local attractions, poor healthcare and the environment.
A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, researchers have found.
Election officials across Missouri will conduct a recount of the narrow passage of a constitutional amendment creating a right to farm, as opponents of the measure seek to reverse the results.
Traffic deaths on Missouri roads have been on a downward trend for nearly 10 years, and a highway patrol spokesman said the declining numbers are likely due to several factors that include education and road improvements.
John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday.
Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .
Tyson Foods could lose around $500 million in government contracts if found guilty in and ongoing criminal probe by the Environmental Protection Agency over the recent release of toxic chemicals at a plant in Monett, Mo.
"Please, please take a day of silence so I can, so we can, lay our son to rest. Please.
Marion County Sheriff and Alachua County Sherriff SWAT team member come back with the ROOK after getting Louie Malone McGowin, 56, to surrender in the home of his former girlfriend in the Dove Hill subdivision in Ocala, Florida Thursday June 19, 2014.
The father of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Missouri, sends out a plea for peace as he lays his son to rest.
Drag queen Sheerah Pleazure and Lane Wayne make their way from the intersection of Fourth and Cherry streets to Deja Vu during the Mid-Missouri PrideFest on Sunday.
The parents of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton arrive for George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Florida, July 8, 2013.
As Barack Obama discovered over the past two weeks, presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans.
Missouri's FOP got the idea from the Oklahoma FOP, which has a lot of experience responding to natural disasters.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:03 am
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