Storms Tuesday and Wednesday caused scattered damage in parts of the Midwest and South. But they also brought badly-needed rain.
Police said high winds toppled a tree onto a shed in Nashville, Tenn., where a man had taken shelter, killing him.
All 50 of the Boeing 787s in use around the world remain grounded after an ANA flight Jan. 16 made an emergency landing in Japan when its main battery overheated.
Gov. Nixon said he will do everything he can to pass a campaign contribution limit bill.
Two security exemptions to the open records law expired this year.
The MU Police Department tapped several resources in an attempt to solve the case.