• EXPLAINER: Why Japan has been slow to roll out vaccinations By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    EXPLAINER: WHY JAPAN HAS BEEN SLOW TO ROLL OUT VACCINATIONS

    TOKYO - Japan's rollout of COVID-19 vaccines began belatedly in mid-February, months behind the United States and many other countries....

    United States, Japan, Europe
  • Counties wait as California studies new CDC mask guidance By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    COUNTIES WAIT AS CALIFORNIA STUDIES NEW CDC MASK GUIDANCE

    LOS ANGELES - It wasn't clear heading into Friday when and whether California would adopt new health guidelines after the federal government...

    Government
  • By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    US COAST GUARD: MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAFFIC RESUMES DAYS AFTER A CRACK SHUT DOWN BRIDGE BETWEEN TENNESSEE AND ARKANSAS

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - US Coast Guard: Mississippi River traffic resumes days after a crack shut down bridge between Tennessee and Arkansas.

  • The Latest: Britain lockdown restrictions easing next week By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    THE LATEST: BRITAIN LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS EASING NEXT WEEK

    LONDON - Britain is saying goodbye to months of tough lockdown restrictions, thanks to an effective vaccine rollout program.

    London
  • By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE TO BE RENAMED SPACE FORCE BASE

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - California's Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base on Friday.

  • Europe's 4 Visegrad nations discuss security, fighting virus By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    EUROPE'S 4 VISEGRAD NATIONS DISCUSS SECURITY, FIGHTING VIRUS

    WARSAW, Poland - The foreign ministers of Europe's four Visegrad countries discussed cooperation to boost national economies and tourism...

    Economy, Travels, Travel, Europe, Security
  • Dump Trump? Kicking him off NYC golf course may not be easy By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    DUMP TRUMP? KICKING HIM OFF NYC GOLF COURSE MAY NOT BE EASY

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump has a rich history of fighting back when he's down and making others pay, and that's exactly how he intends...

    Companies, Company, New York
  • House GOP elects Trump defender Elise Stefanik to No. 3 post By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    HOUSE GOP ELECTS TRUMP DEFENDER ELISE STEFANIK TO NO. 3 POST

    WASHINGTON - Republicans vaulted Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership Friday, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender...

    Leadership, Housing, House
  • By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT FOR CONSUMERS, FUEL SUPPLY AND PIPELINES AFTER THE COLONIAL HACK

    When will fuel supplies get back to normal? Plus more questions answered about the hack that caused panic-buying among Americans.

    Buy
  • Bill Maher taping canceled after host's positive virus test By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    BILL MAHER TAPING CANCELED AFTER HOST'S POSITIVE VIRUS TEST

    LOS ANGELES - A taping of Bill Maher's weekly HBO show was canceled after the host tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Stocks start higher, but are still headed for weekly losses By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    STOCKS START HIGHER, BUT ARE STILL HEADED FOR WEEKLY LOSSES

    Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street, continuing a bounce from a day earllier, but indexes are still on track for weekly...

    Index
  • UK jubilant as lockdown restrictions to be lifted next week By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    UK JUBILANT AS LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS TO BE LIFTED NEXT WEEK

    LONDON - When London's Science Museum reopens next week, it will have some new artifacts: empty vaccine vials, testing kits and other...

    London
  • UK fraud agency probes Liberty Steel owner's Greensill links By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    UK FRAUD AGENCY PROBES LIBERTY STEEL OWNER'S GREENSILL LINKS

    LONDON - The business empire of Liberty Steel owner Sanjeev Gupta, including its financing arrangements with bankrupt Greensill Capital...

    Finance, Financing, London, Business
  • The Latest: Japan expands emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    THE LATEST: JAPAN EXPANDS EMERGENCY AHEAD OF TOKYO OLYMPICS

    TOKYO - Japan is further expanding a coronavirus state of emergency to three additional areas ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

    Japan
  • Greece joins Mediterranean race to win back tourists By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    GREECE JOINS MEDITERRANEAN RACE TO WIN BACK TOURISTS

    NAXOS, Greece - In her kitchen, Kyriaki Kapri has enough food to feed an army. Piles of squid for frying, lemons to be quartered, thumb-thick...

    Greece
  • House GOP set to put Trump defender Stefanik into No. 3 post By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    HOUSE GOP SET TO PUT TRUMP DEFENDER STEFANIK INTO NO. 3 POST

    WASHINGTON - Republicans are ready to vault Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership, with the party hoping to turn the...

    Leadership, Housing, House
  • Apple holds edge in app store trial despite nagging issues By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    APPLE HOLDS EDGE IN APP STORE TRIAL DESPITE NAGGING ISSUES

    SAN RAMON, Calif. - Apple seems to be prevailing in an antitrust trial examining whether its mobile app store illegally skims profits...

    Company, Companies
  • Inventor of Post-it Notes adhesive dies at age 80 By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    INVENTOR OF POST-IT NOTES ADHESIVE DIES AT AGE 80

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - The inventor of the adhesive used on one of 3M's best-known products, the Post-it Note, has died, according to the...

    Company, Companies
  • Arizona joins 12 GOP states in ending extra unemployment pay By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    ARIZONA JOINS 12 GOP STATES IN ENDING EXTRA UNEMPLOYMENT PAY

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday joined a growing number of Republican governors who are stopping payment of an extra...

  • Biden, GOP senators upbeat, plan more infrastructure talks By Stl Today   -   May 14, 2021

    BIDEN, GOP SENATORS UPBEAT, PLAN MORE INFRASTRUCTURE TALKS

    WASHINGTON - After meeting at the White House, President Joe Biden and a group of Republican senators agreed to talk again early next...

    Housing, House