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Stories with person: Claire McCaskill
  • A boycott's birth: How the Missouri race protests began 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 10:36 am

    COLUMBIA, Missouri - On the day he met with black players for the University of Missouri's football team, graduate student Jonathan Butler hadn't eaten for six days.

  • High school Sex Ed teaching 'Yes means yes' rape prevention story has photos
    Updated: Nov-20-15 1:03 am

    BELMONT, California - This is the new look of high school sex ed: A roomful of teens, 14-year-olds mostly, is told that a girl and boy meet at a school dance. The boy drives her home. They kiss. What happens next, over the girl's protests, leaves him confused and her crying, no longer a virgin.

  • Lawmakers want Corps, not EPA, to remediate landfill 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 3:19 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation on Thursday called for the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination.

  • Senate panel summons price-hiking CEO of Turing Pharma story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 4:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Senate committee has launched an investigation into exorbitant drug price hikes by Turing Pharmaceuticals and three other companies, responding to public anxiety over rising prices for critical medicines.

  • Florida's Democratic Senate primary will be long and nasty 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 10:52 pm

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Sen. Bill Nelson delivered the biggest understatement during a weekend-long state Democratic Party convention that was supposed to fire up activists for next year's election.

  • Schumer, McCaskill make 'high-stakes' World Series wager 
    Updated: Oct-27-15 2:41 pm

    ALBANY, New York - U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (SHOO'-mur) and Claire McCaskill have made what they're calling a "high-stakes" wager on the World Series.