Russian Police Step Up Search For Missing AmericanColin Madsen, 25, of Jefferson City, disappeared a day after he arrived as part of a group from the east Siberian city of Irkutsk.
Red Cross Sets Up Shelters for Flood VictimsShelters now open in Granite City, Arnold, St. Robert and Pacific.
Red Cross Seeks Volunteers To Help Install Smoke DetectorsThe Red Cross will assist city firefighters to put smoke alarms in more than 750 homes.
Pope Francis to Address U.S. Congress at 9 a.m.CNN correspondent John Allen says Pope Francis is making a point to not serve one political party in particular.
American vs. Mediterranean Diet: Wash U Studies Which is HealthierLead researcher Dr. Luigi Fontana has a theory about which diet will be better once the two days a week fasting begins.
COLUMN: Across the PondDan Reardon lists his thoughts in his travels through Ireland about golf, food and life over the pond.
Smoking Now Banned at All Illinois Public CollegesThe only exception to the ban is if you're in a car either driving or parked on campus.
New Study Shows American Adults Are Losing Obesity BattleA new Washington University study finds American adults appear to be losing the battle of the bulge.
UPDATE: Last-Minute Reprieve for Hundreds of Granite City SteelworkersBill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.
Red Cross: Harsh Winter Depleting Blood DonationsEndless snow, extreme cold, and widespread flu keeping donors at home.
Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And FootballFootball reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.
Heisman Watch: Baylor's Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS HuntBaylor's Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.