With Republicans having lost ground with Hispanic voters, the fastest-growing segment of the population, they will find it very difficult to defeat the woman who would be the first Hispanic justice.
Particularly cruel murderers should be able to receive the death penalty, when judges and juries deem it just.
Key hits with the bases loaded propelled the Rock Bridge baseball team to a 7-1 victory over host Troy Buchanan on Tuesday in Class 4 sectional play.
Eliminating positions and leaving others unfilled could save the UM System more than $2 million. But is it the best way to deal with a declining operating budget and revenues?
Text messaging isn't the only problem. Talking on the phone, applying makeup and drinking coffee take a driver's attention away from where it should be: the road.
After a long and tawdry history, women's roller derby is making a national comeback. The CoMo Derby Dames take to the rink for exercise, competition, entertainment and a friendship they don't find anywhere else.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor, 54, is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents and grew up in low-income housing in the Bronx. She said of her legal career, "I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government."
Hall of Fame astronaut Robert Gibson served as grand marshal at Columbia's annual Salute to Veterans parade. The theme this year was "Honoring and Remembering One Giant Leap for Mankind" in recognition of the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's famous first words upon stepping on the moon.
But the court said 18,000 same-sex weddings were still valid. The decision sparked protests and promises to repeal the ban.
Sonia Sotomayor, 54, would be the first Hispanic member of the court. She is a self-described "Newyorkrican" who grew up in a Bronx housing project after her parents moved to New York from Puerto Rico.
The newest supreme court judge "saved baseball" after putting an end to a 7 ½-month strike that wiped out the World Series in 1994.
While a student at Yale Law, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor accused a Washington law firm of discrimination based on her Puerto Rican heritage, leading to an investigation by a campus tribunal and the firm's forced apology.
Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor, while not the expected nominee, has earned support from her party and could be the home-run queen President Barack Obama is looking for.
James Bohling, 42, was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stomping on the roped-off state seal on the floor of Capitol building in Jefferson City and pushing a tour guide.
But it's unlikely Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation would seriously alter the court's balance, based on her record.
The court, in its majority opinion, stated that none of 11 points raised by Kevin Johnson could be used to appeal his conviction and sentence.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi testified Tuesday on her behalf but offered few insights. She faces up to five years in prison after a Missouri man swam across a lake and entered her house uninvited.
This summer, federal stimulus funds will help Missouri students get internships.
The funeral for Air Force 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte, who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, was held on Memorial Day in St. Louis.
The California Supreme Court's decision whether to overturn Proposition 8 will set the tone of Tuesday's rally.