5 Dead Due to 7.5-Magnitude Afghanistan EarthquakeThe earthquake, with an epicenter in a remote part of northern Afghanistan, was felt in cities across Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Jeffco Jail Gives Special Treatment to Iraq VetsInmates who are veterans are separated from other inmates to receive counseling and legal assistance.
Sen. Durbin Against Sending Troops to Middle EastAs the airstrikes on ISIS continue, there's growing concern of reprisals against the United States and its allies. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is reiterating that he is staunchly against sending ground troops into Iraq to fight ISIS.
FBI Director Shares Concerns About Potential TerrorismDuring a stopover in St. Louis, FBI director James Comey says he is worried about fighting in the Middle East leading to more terrorism in the United States.
St. Louis Religious Leaders Unify for Peace In Middle EastArchbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican
Local Disease Specialist on the First U.S. MERS CaseSymptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.
Ill. Delegation Struggles With Decision on SyriaBill Enyart, the southern Illinois Democrat who once headed Illinois' National Guard, says he hasn't made up his mind about President Obama's call for limited military force against Syria.
St. Louis Police Prepared For Saturday's Soccer Match"We've asked our FBI friends to give us a threat assessment and they say there are no credible threats toward St. Louis," St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says.
Pew Study Examines Attitudes of World's MuslimsThe survey of 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries finds most believe their faith should shape not only their personal lives but society and politics as well.
Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.
Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.