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Bin Laden took path of fanaticism and terror

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.

UPDATE: Army Corps ready to blow up Birds Point levee

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.

Army Corps decides to blow up Missouri levee

Farmland will be flooded when the Missouri levee is burst open in an attempt to reduce water levels surrounding Cairo, Illinois.

UPDATE: President Obama announces U.S. killing of Al-Qaida head bin Laden

"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.

UPDATE: President Barack Obama announces killing of Al-Qaida head bin Laden

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 mayor Bloomberg says U.S. kept promise to kill bin Laden

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.

UPDATE: President Barack Obama: Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

President Barack Obama: Special forces have killed 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.

Sources: Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

ANALYSIS: Tax change could affect Missouri budget

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.

UPDATE: Supreme Court refuses to halt Missouri levee breach

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.

Series win over Texas A&M gives Missouri baseball team confidence

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.

Missouri may sell excess property to help budget

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.

Missouri softball game at Oklahoma State rained out

The Missouri softball team's game at Oklahoma State was rained out Sunday afternoon.

Pet gathering in Peace Park kicks off national Be Kind to Animals Week

About 30 people came together with their pets on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Race events prompt road closure, traffic direction

Tiger Avenue was closed Sunday morning for the TriZou Triathlon and DuZou Duathlon.

True North advocate offers tips to prevent sexual abuse and assault

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 holds auditions

Marching Mizzou Drum Line auditions took place Saturday at MU.

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