‘Crazy’ good: Federer into 4th round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)(STL.News) — Roger Federer relaxed into the chair, his arms folded across his chest in a casual, confident way, and just savored a vintage Australian Open performance. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded a lowly-by-his-standards 17th after spending six months on the sidelines to let his left knee heal, only needed 90 minutes … Continue reading ‘Crazy’ good: Federer into 4th round at Australian Open

Timeless Creations Salon & Spa

Timeless Creations Salon & Spa ST LOUIS, MO/January 20, 2017 (STL.News)  Timeless Creations Salon & Spa:  What do you get when you mix Southern charm, a positive attitude, a love for all people and determination? You get Christina McKelvey owner of Timeless Creations Salon & Spa located in Creve Couer. When Christina McKelvey started cutting … Continue reading Timeless Creations Salon & Spa

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. “It all … Continue reading Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump’s criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. Instead, they will take part in a venerable pas de deux of American political life. A Bible between them, Roberts will administer the presidential oath, the … Continue reading Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol

Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube

HOUSTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered whether to take out a breathing tube inserted two days ago to clear his airway. His wife, Barbara, diagnosed with bronchitis, was feeling “1,000 percent better” on Thursday after a dose of antibiotics and rest. The 92-year-old former president and … Continue reading Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube

Protesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump’s big day

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation’s capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day. A coalition … Continue reading Protesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump’s big day

10 promises Trump made for his first day

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a “contract” detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump’s familiar signature and a blank space for voters … Continue reading 10 promises Trump made for his first day

On Obama’s last day, a low-key end to fast-paced presidency

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — With a few final moves and a round of goodbyes, President Barack Obama quietly closed out his presidency on Thursday and prepared for life as a private citizen, as the country readied itself for President-elect Donald Trump. Eight years after he started his presidency with a burst of activity and executive orders, … Continue reading On Obama’s last day, a low-key end to fast-paced presidency