4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery

PETAL, Miss./January 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter’s anxieties while living in a damaged house. And families will mourn four people who died after a tornado with winds above 136 … Continue reading 4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery

Trump turns to routine matters after day of bashing media

WASHINGTON/January 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump, who spent his first full day in office berating the media over their coverage of his inauguration, will spend Sunday engaged in more routine matters, like overseeing the swearing in of high-level staffers. On the second full day of his administration, Trump will see the “assistants to … Continue reading Trump turns to routine matters after day of bashing media

Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won’t go unchallenged

WASHINGTON/January 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches in the nation’s capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won’t let his agenda go unchallenged. … Continue reading Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won’t go unchallenged

Trump’s DC hotel a hub of activity and ethics questions

WASHINGTON/January 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight Friday — “a new inaugural tradition,” its social media account promised. But while President Donald Trump’s hotel in Washington did serve as a hub of inaugural activities, it also … Continue reading Trump’s DC hotel a hub of activity and ethics questions

A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women’s marches

WASHINGTON/January 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — If you wondered where many of Hollywood’s A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, you didn’t have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women’s marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he … Continue reading A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women’s marches

The Latest: Spicer says inauguration drew a record audience

WASHINGTON/January 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 6:55 p.m. President Donald Trump’s press secretary is declaring that Trump’s inauguration had the largest audience in history “both in person and around the globe.” Sean Spicer insists that, “This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period.” Spicer … Continue reading The Latest: Spicer says inauguration drew a record audience

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

LANGLEY, Va./January 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — On his first full day in office President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about “dishonest” journalists. But it was Trump who spread inaccuracies about the size of … Continue reading Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

Stray Rescue Reopens After Distemper Outbreak

Stray Rescue of St. Louis is officially back open ST LOUIS, MO/January 21, 2017 (STL.News) A grand-reopening ceremony was held Thursday morning to celebrate the end of the shelter’s distemper outbreak.  The occasion could be described as bitter-sweet.  The shelter was back in operation, but the distemper outbreak claimed the lives of 43 of the … Continue reading Stray Rescue Reopens After Distemper Outbreak