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5 Things: What Yellen’s Fed tenure will be remembered for

WASHINGTON /February 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — When Janet Yellen leaves the Federal Reserve this weekend after four years as chair, her legacy will include having shattered a social barrier: She is the first woman to have led the world’s most powerful central bank, a position that carries enormous sway over the global economy. Yellen will … Continue reading 5 Things: What Yellen’s Fed tenure will be remembered for

5 things to know about King Michael’s funeral in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — King Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland this month. The late monarch’s remains were flown by military plane to Romania this week and received with great fanfare. Romanian politicians, diplomats and tens … Continue reading 5 things to know about King Michael’s funeral in Romania

5 things to watch in Alabama’s high stakes Senate race

WASHINGTON / December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the GOP and giving Democrats hope of picking up a … Continue reading 5 things to watch in Alabama’s high stakes Senate race