In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care

WASHINGTON/February 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats’ formal response to President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress on Tuesday, accusing him of planning to “rip affordable health insurance” from Americans and being “Wall Street’s champion.” Beshear also criticized Trump’s verbal assaults on “the loyalty and credibility” of … Continue reading In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care

Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna’s philanthropy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)(STL.News) — Harvard University thinks Rihanna shines bright like a diamond when it comes to philanthropy. The Grammy Award-winning singer is being honored Tuesday as Harvard’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. The university says it chose Rihanna for her involvement in a number of charitable causes. She built a state-of-the-art center for oncology … Continue reading Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna’s philanthropy

Capitals acquire defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk from Blues

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — With their championship window in danger of closing, the Washington Capitals made a strong move Monday to try to win the Stanley Cup this spring by acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues. Shattenkirk is a pending unrestricted free agent, but was considered the top rental player … Continue reading Capitals acquire defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk from Blues

World stocks edge higher before Trump speech, China congress

HONG KONG/February 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World stocks eked out modest gains and the dollar weakened against the yen on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump to the U.S. Congress. KEEPING SCORE: European shares posted modest gains in early trading. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose less than 0.1 percent to 7,256.23 and … Continue reading World stocks edge higher before Trump speech, China congress

Olivino Is Bringing Good Taste to St. Charles

Tickling the Taste Buds with Ultra-Premium Samples at Olivino St. Charles, MO/February 27, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Olive oil, like the fruit itself, has been a part of civilization since before recorded history. Many chefs consider it the most essential, elemental ingredient in their craft.  Extra-virgin is the highest grade of olive oil.  It’s pressed straight … Continue reading Olivino Is Bringing Good Taste to St. Charles

New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

February 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Wall Street notched another set of milestones Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive time, the longest winning streak for the 30-company average in 30 years. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index, the benchmark favored by professional investors, also closed at a … Continue reading New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on ‘Moonlight’

(STL.News) Yes, the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong kinds of ways. But a day later, advocacy groups and others overjoyed by the Cinderella win of “Moonlight” were saying, let’s forget the snafu and move on — because “Moonlight” made history in all the right kinds of ways. The coming-of-age … Continue reading Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on ‘Moonlight’

The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria

LONDON (AP)(STL.News) — The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, the U.N. health agency said its list is meant to promote the development of medicines for the most worrying … Continue reading The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria