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Hear 1st hand what these St. Louisans went through in the Vegas tragedy and what they’re doing to help.

Meet St. Louisans Nathan, Mandy and Tammy (hubby Bryan couldn’t be here) They were on a bucket list trip to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversaries in Las Vegas and were at the Harvest 91 Music Festival when the unheard of began. Hear their perspective from where they were in what turned out to be the largest mass shooting in modern ... Read More »

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  • Doan Thi Huong

    Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother toured the Malaysian airport Tuesday as participants in their murder trial visited the scene of the attack. The judge, prosecutors, defense lawyers and representatives of the women’s home countries were escorted inside the Kuala Lumpur airport by heavily armed police on a visit meant ...
  • World Series: How the Astros and Dodgers match up

    A position-by-position look at the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers going into the World Series, starting Tuesday evening at Dodger Stadium: ___ First Base: Astros: Yuli Gurriel. The 33-year-old rookie from Cuba has made a pretty smooth transition to the majors after signing a $47.5 million, five-year contract. A right-handed hitter with pop, he’s solved a problem spot for ...
  • Fresh faces Correa, Altuve, Bellinger in World Series

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Correa is such a fresh face, his first big league hit was assisted by technology. When he made his debut for Houston on June 8, 2015, Correa hit a three-hopper off White Sox ace Chris Sale and was called out by first base umpire Larry Vanover. About a minute later, a replay umpire in New ...
  • GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades. A Government Accountability Office report released Monday said the federal government has spent more than $350 billion over the last ...
  • California surfer makes board using 10,000 cigarette butts

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) — A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts. “This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach,” creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. “And no one thinks twice that you can do anything with it.” Lane, 24, from Santa Cruz had ...
  • CORRECTS: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam murder tour the Malaysian airport as trial participants visit scene of attack

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — CORRECTS: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam murder tour the Malaysian airport as trial participants visit scene of attack. (Corrects APNewsAlert by removing reference to re-enactment)
  • Baseball is hot! World Series opens in LA with high temps

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fastballs aren’t the only things hitting triple digits at the World Series. This Fall Classic is going to feel like summer. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros will meet on what’s expected to be a 100-degree Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, beginning possibly the warmest World Series ever. An October heat wave slugged Southern California ...
  • Alberto Nelson Sanchez

    Al Hurricane, ‘Godfather of New Mexico music,’ dies

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Al Hurricane, known as the “Godfather of New Mexico music” for developing a distinct sound bridging the state’s unique Hispanic traditions with country and rock, died Sunday. His son, Al Hurricane Jr., told The Associated Press that his father died from complications related to a long battle against prostate cancer. Two of his daughters were at ...
  • Prince

    Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince’s medical records

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince’s medical records within days of the music superstar’s death last year. The Indiana Board of Pharmacy issued letters of reprimand in the last three months and imposed penalties on the three after investigators with the state attorney general’s office found they had tried ...
  • Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night’s ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain award for American humor. Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at ...
  • No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fellow entertainers gathered to honor Letterman where he was receiving the Mark ...
  • Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Country icon Loretta Lynn returned to the Hall of Fame for the first time since she suffered a stroke in May to formally induct Jackson. Lynn, who cancelled her tour ...
  • Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show

    Justin Timberlake has finally been invited back to the Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the “wardrobe malfunction” with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy. The NFL announced Sunday night that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show Feb. 4 in Minnesota. This will be Timberlake’s third Super Bowl halftime performance, the most for any entertainer. Timberlake performed ...
  • Officials: EF1 tornado tore part of Oklahoma casino roof off

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An overnight batch of severe storms spawned an EF1 tornado that tore part of a casino roof off in central Oklahoma during a concert and downed power lines and trees throughout the state, emergency managers said Sunday. The twister touched down in Cleveland County, one of several counties where National Weather Service officials were surveying damage ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co.

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, the prosecutor’s office issued a subpoena seeking company records on harassment complaints and legal settlements to determine whether any civil rights and ...
  • Angry soldier’s widow says Trump didn’t know husband’s name

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A fallen soldier’s angry widow joined the stormy dispute with President Donald Trump on Monday over his response to her husband’s death, declaring that his failure to remember the soldier’s name in last week’s condolence call “made me cry.” He retorted that the call was “very respectful” and her accusation about her husband’s name simply wasn’t true. ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    Kelly on O’Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O’Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O’Reilly’s behavior and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million settlement of harassment charges made by a Fox analyst was “jaw-dropping.” O’Reilly responded, in part, by posting ...
  • Star chef Besh steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by male co-workers and bosses. New Orleans media outlets said Besh’s departure from the business ...
  • James Mattis, John McCain

    McCain critiques Trump without labeling him ‘draft dodger’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain left no doubt Monday that he was thinking of President Donald Trump as he criticized the draft system during Vietnam for forcing low-income Americans to serve while the wealthy could avoid war with a doctor’s note. McCain, a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war, stopped short of labeling Trump a “draft dodger” ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    The Latest: Former Fox anchor grapples with non-disclosure

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Former Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy says she grapples with the idea of signing non-disclosure agreements to settle sexual harassment cases. Huddy did that to settle her own complaints that former Fox anchor Bill O’Reilly made inappropriate advances toward her. That ...
  • Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night’s ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain award for American humor. Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co.

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, the prosecutor’s office issued a subpoena seeking company records on harassment complaints and legal settlements to determine whether any civil rights and ...
  • ‘Tyler Perry’s Boo 2’ scares away competition at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” opened in first place this weekend with $21.2 million from North American theaters, beating out spectacle and star-driven newcomers like “Geostorm,” ”Only the Brave” and “The Snowman.” The disaster epic “Geostorm” flopped with $13.7 million against a reported $120 million production budget in its first weekend in theaters. The ...
  • Orthodox believers protest movie about Russian czar’s affair

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 20 Orthodox believers in Russia have sung prayers to protest the release of a movie about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina. They gathered outside the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, where “Matilda” was shown Monday to a selected audience ahead of its release this week. The film loosely tells the story ...
  • Ashley Judd

    Weinstein accuser Ashley Judd to be interviewed by ABC News

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Ashley Judd will sit down with anchor Diane Sawyer for her first television interview since the actress-activist went public with allegations against movie executive Harvey Weinstein. The interview will air Thursday on ABC News platforms including “Good Morning America,” ”World News Tonight with David Muir” and “Nightline.” Judd, an early accuser of the ...
  • James Toback

    38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the report, many of the women allege that Toback approached them on the streets of New York City and promised stardom. His meetings ...
  • A scary box office weekend for everyone but Tyler Perry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry. Perry’s comedy sequel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” scared up a healthy $21.7 million in its first weekend in theaters, but the waters were rough for other new openers including the disaster epic “Geostorm,” the firefighter drama “Only the Brave” and ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    Directors guild files disciplinary charges against Weinstein

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Directors Guild of America announced Saturday it has filed disciplinary charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The group said it filed the charges on Oct. 13. Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the weeks ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    The Latest: Weinstein’s former assistant details harassment

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment in Hollywood (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A former assistant to Harvey Weinstein is willingly breaking a non-disclosure agreement to speak out about the sexual harassment she says she was subjected to while working for the movie mogul at Miramax Films in the late ’90s. Zelda Perkins tells the Financial Times ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    Kelly on O’Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O’Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O’Reilly’s behavior and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million settlement of harassment charges made by a Fox analyst was “jaw-dropping.” O’Reilly responded, in part, by posting ...
  • Star chef Besh steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by male co-workers and bosses. New Orleans media outlets said Besh’s departure from the business ...
  • Prince

    Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince’s medical records

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince’s medical records within days of the music superstar’s death last year. The Indiana Board of Pharmacy issued letters of reprimand in the last three months and imposed penalties on the three after investigators with the state attorney general’s office found they had tried ...
  • Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night’s ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain award for American humor. Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at ...
  • John Stamos

    John Stamos gets engaged to girlfriend at Disneyland

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Stamos picked “the happiest place on earth” to get engaged over the weekend. The 54-year-old Stamos announced his engagement to 31-year-old actress Caitlin McHugh on Sunday on social media , writing: “I asked…she said yes! …And we lived happily ever after.” The post included a drawing of the couple standing in front of Sleeping Beauty’s ...
  • Ashley Judd

    Weinstein accuser Ashley Judd to be interviewed by ABC News

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Ashley Judd will sit down with anchor Diane Sawyer for her first television interview since the actress-activist went public with allegations against movie executive Harvey Weinstein. The interview will air Thursday on ABC News platforms including “Good Morning America,” ”World News Tonight with David Muir” and “Nightline.” Judd, an early accuser of the ...