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St. Louis Blues

Top 5 toughest Blues of all time

Top 5 toughest Blues of all timeWithout further ado, here's the top 5 toughest St. Louis Blues of all time.
  • St. Louis Blues
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Life

Fans turn out for 'The Interview' on Christmas

Fans turn out for 'The Interview' on ChristmasChristmas at the movies. It's an innocuous enough notion – unless that movie is 'The Interview,' and it's a comedy-turned-international fiasco that barely skidded into the cineplex in time for the holidays.
  • Life
  • 16 hours, 21 minutes ago
Holidays

The 10 best movies to watch during Christmas

The 10 best movies to watch during ChristmasWho doesn't love watching sappy, silly, festive, romantic and dramatic movies over Christmas?
  • Holidays
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Pope prays for suffering kids in Christmas address

Pope prays for suffering kids in Christmas addressPope Francis singled out refugees, hostages and all who are suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine in his traditional Christmas Day address.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
Local

Callaway nuclear plant marks 30 years

Callaway nuclear plant marks 30 yearsThe state's only commercial nuclear power plant has turned 30 and is on track to operate for another three decades.
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  • 18 hours, 8 minutes ago
Crime

1 dead, 3 critical after downtown shooting

1 dead, 3 critical after downtown shootingA person is dead and three others are injured after a Christmas Eve shooting in downtown St. Louis.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Protesters block interstate, gather in Berkeley

Protesters block interstate, gather in BerkeleyWednesday night, dozens of people marched on Interstate 170 and through the streets of Berkeley after a deadly, police-involved shooting of an 18-year-old man.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Videos released of officer-involved shooting

Videos released of officer-involved shootingA crowd of about 200-300 people gathered outside of a gas station in north St. Louis County overnight after a Berkeley police officer shot and killed an armed 18-year-old.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Mo. firm recalls caramel apples amid listeria fears

Mo. firm recalls caramel apples amid listeria fearsA Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Your Take

Your Take: Cats take over Christmas

Your Take: Cats take over ChristmasIf you've got a cat and a Christmas tree, you're bound to see the feline in your tree's branches. Here, Rachel peeks out from the middle of a Christmas tree in New Mexico. Upload your cat and Christmas tree photos at yourtake.usatoday.com.
  • Your Take
  • 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Local

'Sleep in' protests homeless shelter decision

'Sleep in' protests homeless shelter decisionDozens of people plan on lying down on the cold, wet ground in St. Louis this Christmas Eve to bring more attention to the possible shut-down of a downtown homeless shelter.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Crime

Homicide investigating north city shooting

Homicide investigating north city shootingHomicide has been called to investigate a north city shooting.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

Construction Update: S-F Scout Ranch Dining Hall

Construction Update: S-F Scout Ranch Dining HallPhotos taken 12/24/14: A new Dining Hall is currently being built at the S-F Scout Ranch. The 16,000 square-foot structure, located in Camp Famous Eagle, will seat over 400 diners and double as a storm shelter. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the summer of...
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Health

Possible Ebola exposure at CDC lab

Possible Ebola exposure at CDC labUp to a dozen scientists at a lab in Atlanta may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on Monday, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Nation Now

Christmas traditions explained: The tree

Christmas traditions explained: The treeGerman settlers likely brought the tradition with them to the USA.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation Now

Watch: Dog, dressed as Santa, takes spin on Roomba

Watch: Dog, dressed as Santa, takes spin on RoombaIt's the holidays so silliness is encouraged.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Nixon: Berkeley case reminder of danger officers face

Nixon: Berkeley case reminder of danger officers faceMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the fatal shooting of a suspect in the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley is another reminder of the dangers police officers face.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Life

'The Interview' available for streaming

'The Interview' available for streamingIt's not 3,000 movie theaters but it might be even better: 'The Interview' is set to show on Christmas Eve on the Internet, including on YouTube, the world's largest video web site.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Lifestyle

How to make a gift card feel like a thoughtful present

How to make a gift card feel like a thoughtful presentGet some creative ideas on how to spice up giving a gift card.
  • Lifestyle
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Outreach

Donations flood family victimized by crooks

Donations flood family victimized by crooksBecause of you, one St. Louis family is going to have a Christmas.
  • Outreach
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Entertainment

Fake pandas at circus were really painted dogs

Fake pandas at circus were really painted dogsWith more paint and a couple of horses, they could have had zebras, too.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Forecast

Your local weather forecast

Your local weather forecastOne more warm day on the way before cooler air ushers back in.
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  • 3 hours, 10 minutes ago
Personal Finance

10 Huge after Christmas deals

10 Huge after Christmas dealsThe 10 best deals and store-wide sales after Christmas.
  • Personal Finance
  • 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

Photos: Prayer vigil for Antonio Martin

Photos: Prayer vigil for Antonio MartinA group gathered Wednesday evening for a prayer vigil in honor of Antonio Martin. Martin was shot and killed by a Berkeley police officer Tuesday night after Martin pointed a handgun at the officer, police say.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Pope Francis delivers Christmas Day blessing

Pope Francis delivers Christmas Day blessing<p>Pope Francis delivers his Christmas Day message from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on December 25, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican.<br /></p><br />
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  • 17 hours, 51 minutes ago
Life

Copa Nadal harbor swim in Barcelona on Christmas Day

Copa Nadal harbor swim in Barcelona on Christmas DayA competitor dressed up as Santa Claus jumps into the sea during the 102nd Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 25, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The Copa Nadal is organised by the Barcelona Swimming Club. It was launched...
  • Life
  • 15 hours, 29 minutes ago
World

'Tis the season of Santas

'Tis the season of SantasSanta Claus waves to the crowd from his flying sleigh at the Christmas Market on Dec. 23 over Lake Geneva at sunset in Montreux, Switzerland.
  • World
  • 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
Local

Construction Update: S-F Scout Ranch Dining Hall

Construction Update: S-F Scout Ranch Dining HallPhotos taken 12/24/14: A new Dining Hall is currently being built at the S-F Scout Ranch. The 16,000 square-foot structure, located in Camp Famous Eagle, will seat over 400 diners and double as a storm shelter. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the summer of...
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Photos: Protesters march in Berkeley

Photos: Protesters march in BerkeleyWednesday night, dozens of people marched on I-170 and through the streets of Berkeley after a deadly, police-involved shooting of an 18-year-old man.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
News

2014: Year in Review - Passages 2014

2014: Year in Review - Passages 2014Author and poet Maya Angelou died on May 28 at age 86. She was a walking encyclopedia of careers and passions, having written 36 books and worked as an actress, director, playwright, composer, singer, dancer and even as a madam in a brothel and a San Francisco street...
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
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