Articles about Missouri

On Missouri woman's suggestion, Merriam-Webster agrees to relook 'racism' definition

10 Jun 2020

World
On Missouri woman's suggestion, Merriam-Webster agrees to relook 'racism' definition

As conversations around racism against the Black community have grown after the death of George Floyd in the United States, the Merriam-Webster dictionary has agreed to change the definition of 'racism'.

Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

22 Apr 2020

World
Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

The US state of Missouri on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

#GamingBytes: Mortal Kombat XI might be revealed at Game Awards

16 Nov 2018

Sports
#GamingBytes: Mortal Kombat XI might be revealed at Game Awards

Mortal Kombat defined an entire genre of gaming and shaped the fighter game community.

#Oscars2018: Sam Rockwell wins maiden Oscar for Three Billboards

05 Mar 2018

Entertainment
#Oscars2018: Sam Rockwell wins maiden Oscar for Three Billboards

Sam Rockwell won the Academy Award for the "Best Actor in a supporting role" for his portrayal of a racist-yet-redeemable police officer in Martin McDonagh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri". This was also Rockwell's first Academy Award nomination.

Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

01 Dec 2017

World
Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.

Trump reverses Obama's ban on military gear for police forces

30 Aug 2017

World
Trump reverses Obama's ban on military gear for police forces

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order lifting restrictions imposed by his predecessor Barack Obama on the acquisition of military-style equipment to the police.

Fans pay tributes to musician Chuck Berry at funeral

10 Apr 2017

Entertainment
Fans pay tributes to musician Chuck Berry at funeral

Three weeks after rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry's death, fans were allowed to view his body at a private funeral at Pageant club in St Louis.

A generation grieves as Chuck Berry leaves them behind

19 Mar 2017

Entertainment
A generation grieves as Chuck Berry leaves them behind

Fans continued to pour in their tributes and messages grieving Chuck Berry's death, even after a day.