Historic flooding this year is setting back planting season. Climate change will force farmers to adjust to similarly brutal weather events in the future.
But it's far from the only state where a health department's efforts could effectively end abortion access.
Under the new law, local standards regulating industrial-scale livestock operations cannot be stricter than any of those set by the state.
A man convicted in an illegal, multi-year deer poaching scheme, was sentenced to watch Bambi once a month. While the punishment is certainly unique, the methodology isn't.
Attorney General Josh Hawley is demanding answers about the social media company's data-sharing practices with campaigns.
During oral arguments for a lawsuit between the Satanic Temple and Missouri over abortion restrictions, the state solicitor general debunked the notion that an ultrasound is legally required for any woman seeking an abortion. That in itself is a minor miracle.
Facing a shortage of space for inmates, Missouri's Greene County Jail opted to build an insta-prison in the parking lot. Is that OK?
Marcellus Williams maintains his innocence, and his supporters argue racial discrimination also played a role in his trial outcome.
Dissenting justices argued the ruling weakens the country's long-standing separation between church and state.
The mysterious "patriot" group returned to Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death.
The events of summer 2014 in a small town in Missouri are a culmination of decades of reports about race, policing, and class. We review Ferguson news in the larger research context.
Local police departments should reflect the communities they serve, but fixing that alone won’t curb unnecessary violence.
Pharmaceutical companies in the European Union are blocking off-label drugs for executions.
Last year, activists in Missouri tried to limit what high-cost lenders can charge. The ensuing fight exposed something that rarely comes into view so vividly: the high-cost lending industry’s ferocious efforts to stay legal and stay in business.