Reviled in the West as the personification of evil, bin Laden was admired and even revered by some radical Muslims who embraced his vision of unending jihad against the United States and Arab governments he deemed as infidels.
The Army Corps of Engineers planned to begin detonation of the levee at Birds Point between 9 p.m. Monday and midnight. The first blast is expected to be the most intense, followed by two more series of explosions after 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Farmland will be flooded when the Missouri levee is burst open in an attempt to reduce water levels surrounding Cairo, Illinois.
"Justice has been done," said President Barack Obama on Sunday in a dramatic late-night announcement at the White House, telling the country that Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, had been killed.
A small team of Americans killed bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, in a firefight at a compound in Pakistan, the president said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday.
A change in the federal tax code now means Missouri could miss out on as much as $190 million in revenue over the current budget year and the next one that starts July 1.
Attorney General Chris Koster had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal plan to drill holes in the Birds Point levee, which would flood farm land in Missouri and prevent a small Illinois city of 2,800 residents from flooding.
Texas A&M won 3-2 on Sunday. Missouri, though, chose to focus on how it has taken its fate into its own hands by winning the series and how it has an opportunity to change that fate in the final three weeks of the regular season.
Legislation poised for passage in the final two weeks of the annual legislative session would grant authority to Gov. Jay Nixon's administration to sell more than 1,000 acres of state property — much of it near prisons.
The Missouri softball team's game at Oklahoma State was rained out Sunday afternoon.
About 30 people came together with their pets on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Tiger Avenue was closed Sunday morning for the TriZou Triathlon and DuZou Duathlon.
With 84 percent of victims never reporting sexual assault, True North Outreach Coordinator Margaret Wessner offered measures for preventing the underreported crime.
Marching Mizzou Drum Line auditions took place Saturday at MU.