Missouri: News

11 Jun 2022

Insurance

Woman contracts STD in car; vehicle insurer to pay $5.2M

A US woman—who allegedly caught a sexually transmitted disease (STD) from her former romantic partner in his GEICO-insured vehicle—has been awarded $5.2 million in a settlement from the insurance company.

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'.

22 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

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.

16 Nov 2018

Batman

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

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

05 Mar 2018

BAFTA

#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.

01 Dec 2017

North Korea

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.

30 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

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.

10 Apr 2017

Bill Clinton

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.

19 Mar 2017

Bill Clinton

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.