Susie Torres, of Kansas City, was shocked by the close encounter: "I'm shaking off my clothes, and I don't put my purse on the floor. I'm a little more cautious."
Kelli Dunaway said the book "offers a message of inspiration to anyone embarking on a new phase of life."
The parents of students who took their own lives say a fraternity brother gave them "advice on how to commit suicide."
The National Weather Service has urged the public to stay safe in the excessive heat.
J'Aime Brown's mother says she kept seeing the numbers seven and 11 throughout her pregnancy but didn't think anything of it.
After her car was stolen, a Missouri woman became an amateur investigator, tracking down the thieves and stealing her own vehicle back.
"The Liberty Police Department was surprised to see this incident slip out, which stinks for the arrestee," the City of Liberty tweeted.
A woman at a Missouri DMV claimed she needed to be served immediately because "the president's security was in danger."
The mayor of a Missouri town stepped down on Tuesday after claiming to have received hateful messages on social media.
Flood stages have already been breached
The vast Mississippi River—the second longest river in North America—swirls through a number of U.S. states and has been swelling in recent weeks. That may continue, experts say.
No visitors were at risk during the creature's escape, the zoo said.
Madison County, Illinois, has called on the National Guard to assist due to flooding levels not seen since 1993.
"One or more tornadoes" took down trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least 12 people.
"This is not a drill. This is not a warning. This is a real public health crisis," Leana Wen, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement.
"Strong to severe storms will be possible today," the National Weather Service (NWS) has warned.
Additional storm warnings for Missouri include large hail and strong wind gusts.
Multiple flood and tornado warnings have been issued across central states as severe weather set to continue.
"Most of my rapes were not the gentlemen jumping out of the bushes that nobody had ever met. That was one or two times out of 100," said Republican Representative Barry Hovis.
The anti-abortion movement used to argue it cares also about women, not only fetuses. The new bills throw this out the window, and will likely antagonize a conservative but incrementalist SCOTUS.
Mike Parson, Missouri's governor, is expected to sign the bill, having tweeted before the vote: "It's time to make Missouri the most Pro-Life state in the country!"
What stories get told? Whose experiences are uplifted? These questions help us identify who is truly valued by society. Whose lives really matter?
The state Senate must now clear the bill before it becomes law.
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