$100 Million Grant Sending Sesame Street To The Middle EastA $100 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation, a non-profit that "supports creative people and effective institutions," is being given to the Sesame Workshop.
Ex-Guardsman, Cousin to be Sentenced for ISIS Terror PlotHasan Edmonds pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
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.