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Missouri: State of the United States of America
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

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Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two..
Reuters - Published

Police re-captured an escaped Missouri inmate. Then he got away in a stolen patrol car.

Travis Lee Davis escaped from his cell in Missouri late Saturday night. When he was caught by officers in Oklahoma, he stole a police car and fled.
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Missouri

U.S. Floods Kill Three [Video]U.S. Floods Kill Three

(Reuters) - Floodwaters continued to rise in the U.S. Midwest on Monday and were not expected to crest for another 24 hours, forecasters said, after killing three people in Nebraska and Iowa and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding [Video]At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

Floodwaters in the Midwestern United States after last week's "bomb cyclone" have left at least three people dead with further evacuations possible. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest [Video]Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest

In Nebraska alone, flood waters have already broken records in at least 17 places.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Record floods engulf U.S. Central states [Video]Record floods engulf U.S. Central states

Rains that melted a historic snowpack swamped U.S. Central Plains states with record floods on Sunday, breeching river levees and causing two deaths. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Flooding Along Mississippi River [Video]'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Flooding Along Mississippi River

A powerful, late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Senators Introduce Facial Recognition Privacy Act Aimed At Stemming Concerns [Video]Senators Introduce Facial Recognition Privacy Act Aimed At Stemming Concerns

According to a report by Geek.com, two US senators want to limit businesses ability to use facial recognition data with the Commercial Facial Recognition Act, aimed at commercial users of FR..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Trump's Budget Includes New Funding To Fight HIV [Video]Trump's Budget Includes New Funding To Fight HIV

LGBTQ rights advocates welcome President Trump's plan to eradicate HIV, but urge the administration and Congress to put more funding into the plan.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:32Published

Missouri Police Searching for Marijuana in a Stage 4 Cancer Patient's Hospital Room Incites a Viral Video [Video]Missouri Police Searching for Marijuana in a Stage 4 Cancer Patient's Hospital Room Incites a Viral Video

Police in Missouri search a man’s hospital room for marijuana. Video goes viral.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:57Published

Police Search Cancer Patient's Room For Marijuana In Missouri Hospital [Video]Police Search Cancer Patient's Room For Marijuana In Missouri Hospital

3 Bolivar police searched the bags of Nolan Sousley, a stage 4 pancreatic cancer patient at the Bolivar hospital in Missouri, in a video that has now gone viral.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:25Published

Mo. Bill Would Ban Most Abortions if Roe v. Wade Overturned [Video]Mo. Bill Would Ban Most Abortions if Roe v. Wade Overturned

If Roe v. Wade stands, the law would still ban most abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Methodists tighten ban on gay marriage, LGBT clergy [Video]Methodists tighten ban on gay marriage, LGBT clergy

The United Methodist Church voted on Tuesday to uphold and strengthen its ban on same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy in a move likely to alienate large numbers of followers who had pushed for reform...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

House prepares for vote on Trump's declaration [Video]House prepares for vote on Trump's declaration

Democratic Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri discuss the upcoming vote on a resolution aimed at stopping President Donald Trump's declaration of a national..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

Massive winter storm hits Midwest, East Coast [Video]Massive winter storm hits Midwest, East Coast

A massive winter storm is sweeping across the Midwest and East Coast, causing major travel delays and forcing schools and federal offices to close. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Fans in Atlanta argue over who will win Super Bowl LIII [Video]Fans in Atlanta argue over who will win Super Bowl LIII

Fans of the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Georgia, on Sunday predicted the final score ahead of Super Bowl LIII at the city's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Indianapolis mayor warns of deadly temperatures [Video]Indianapolis mayor warns of deadly temperatures

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is warning that temperatures could fall to "extraordinarily dangerous levels" starting Tuesday evening through Thursday as a winter storm approaches. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Fatal Game of 'Russian Roulette' Kills St. Louis Police Officer [Video]Fatal Game of 'Russian Roulette' Kills St. Louis Police Officer

A tragic ending for a young female St. Louis, Missouri police officer in what authorities are calling a game of Russian Roulette gone horribly wrong.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:40Published

 

Commerce secretary accused of lying about census citizenship question

During a hearing on the 2020 census, Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Missouri, accused Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross of lying to Congress about the administration's efforts to add a citizenship question. Watch..
CBS News - Published

Geist helps Missouri defeat Georgia 71-61 in SEC Tournament

Jordan Geist scores 30 points as No. 12 seed Missouri beats No. 13 seed Georgia 71-61 in SEC Tournament
USATODAY.com - Published

Woman killed boyfriend while re-enacting movie, police say

Police in Missouri say Kalesha Peterson accidentally shot her boyfriend after he suggested re-enacting a movie scene
CBS News - Published

'Shark Tank' recap: Missouri farmer sends the mail-order meat

A Missouri farmer offers the sharks a mouthwatering deal: Moink, a meat subscription-delivery business.
USATODAY.com - Published

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