Broadcasting

Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to robot arm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. /January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station’s big robot arm Tuesday. As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle successfully installed the new mechanical gripper. Because of the lingering effects of the government shutdown, the … Continue reading Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to robot arm

South Africa party storms H&M stores over monkey shirt ad

JOHANNESBURG/January 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Members of a South African opposition party stormed into some H&M stores across the country on Saturday to protest a promotional image of a black child wearing a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” Local media reports said the Economic Freedom Fighters urged shopping malls to evict the Swedish … Continue reading South Africa party storms H&M stores over monkey shirt ad

Costas wins Hall’s Frick Award for baseball broadcasting

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla./December 13, 2017 (STL.News)-  As a boy, Bob Costas took a cross-country drive with his dad, delighting in spinning the radio dial and listening “through the crackle and static” to broadcasts from far-flung ballparks. He pulled in the big stations — WJR in Detroit, KDKA in Pittsburgh, WBAL in Baltimore and beyond … Continue reading Costas wins Hall’s Frick Award for baseball broadcasting