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International Institute of St. Louis President Honored at White House

Anna Crosslin will be honored today, with nine others, as a World Refugee Champion of Change.

06/25/2015

Yogi Berra in Tampa, Florida on February 26, 2011. (Getty/J. Meric)

Petition Asks for Yogi Berra to Receive Medal of Freedom

Sign the petition online to award St. Louis-born Yogi Berra the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

06/01/2015

Photo: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images

STL-Based Tech Training Program Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Federal Effort

The $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.

03/10/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay Discusses Ferguson at White House

Clay will discuss the lessons learned from Ferguson and reforming the criminal justice system and law enforcement when he makes a presentation to President Barack Obama during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting at the White House.

02/10/2015

Florists Kim Brannan and Jenny Thomasson outside the White House. (Kim Brannan)

Florissant Florists Decorate White House for Christmas

A mother-daughter duo of St. Louis area florists can say they’ve done something few others have.

12/08/2014

President Barack Obama meets with a group of newly elected governors in the Oval Office at the White House December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama met with Gov. Bill Walker (I-AK), Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-IL), ÊGovernor-elect Larry Hogan (R-MD), ÊGovernor-elect Charlie Baker (R-MA) Governor-elect Tom Wolf (D-PA), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R-TX).

Bruce Rauner Meets With President Obama

Illinois Republican among newly-elected state governors invited to White House for chat

12/05/2014

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the news media before a meeting with members of his cabinet at the White House November 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263 million spending package to increase use of body-worn cameras, expand training for law enforcement and add more resources for police department reform.

12/01/2014

TMH Exhibitiors Tyshaun Randolph and Rachel Banks doing a condition report on a uniform on loan to the Museum for "Between Two Worlds: Veterans Journey Home." Photo courtesy of the Missouri History Museum.

Missouri History Museum Celebrates National Youth Program Award

Representatives from the Missouri History Museum will share the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama this afternoon as they accept the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on behalf of the Museum’s Teens Make History program.

11/10/2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during his daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room, October 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House Weighs-In On Ferguson Airspace Ban

The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.

11/03/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay to Discuss Ferguson Lessons Learned with Country’s Mayors

Lessons learned from Ferguson, Missouri, will be among topics discussed as mayors from around the country meet today in Little Rock, Arkansas, along with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

10/08/2014

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