Mar 14, 2013 18:54 EDT
Sparked by the return of the Jets to Winnipeg the board of governors approved its realignment plan on Thursday, the National Hockey League announced.
Mar 13, 2013 21:24 EDT
Former league MVP Corey Perry has been slapped with a four-game suspension for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker.
Mar 07, 2013 00:51 EST
President Barack Obama has hit on a novel antidote to Washington's endless cycle of political crises: breaking bread with Republicans.
Mar 05, 2013 22:58 EST
US researchers published incredibly detailed images of the human brain as part of an international project aimed at uncovering how brain architecture influences personality.
Feb 27, 2013 00:07 EST
The National Hockey League unveiled a proposed realignment plan based on geographic proximity and featuring a playoff format that would include wild card entrants.
Feb 26, 2013 20:00 EST
The makers of Budweiser faced accusations on Tuesday of watering down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class action lawsuit flatly rejected by the brewery.
Feb 25, 2013 05:02 EST
Asian markets mostly rose Monday, with Tokyo surging after the yen hit a near three-year low against the dollar, while concerns eased that the US Federal Reserve could soon end its loose monetary policy.
Jan 31, 2013 15:11 EST
Adding a low-cost antibiotic to dietary treatments could help save many children with acute malnutrition, according to new research out Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Jan 08, 2013 10:44 EST
Agricultural giant Monsanto Tuesday posted a large increase in quarterly earnings on strong results in corn seed sales in the US and Latin America and better sales of pesticides.
Dec 31, 2012 01:55 EST
With quarterback Robert Griffin III and fellow rookie Alfred Morris leading the way, the Washington Redskins beat Dallas 28-18 to capture the last NFL playoff berth.
Dec 31, 2012 00:18 EST
Adrian Peterson missed out on a milestone but Minnesota's superstar running back helped the Vikings to a dramatic 37-34 victory over Green Bay and into an NFL playoff berth.
Dec 30, 2012 12:49 EST
Nobel medicine laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini, a neurologist and developmental biologist, died on Sunday at her home in Rome aged 103.
Dec 27, 2012 20:55 EST
The battle for the NFL's NFC East division crown will come down to the wire on Sunday when the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys in the last game of the regular season.
Dec 27, 2012 16:57 EST
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday he has won his appeal and avoided a threatened four-game ban for violating the NFL's anti-doping policy.
Dec 20, 2012 19:53 EST
Two sets of Giants, San Francisco's and Tokyo's, won this year's elite baseball leagues while Japan prepared to seek a third World Baseball Classic title in 2013 with no Major League Baseball stars.
Dec 16, 2012 21:12 EST
Green Bay and Baltimore secured playoff berths and the Dallas Cowboys boosted their post-season chances with a 27-24 over-time victory over Pittsburgh on "Showdown Sunday" in the National Football League.
Dec 14, 2012 01:09 EST
BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for 106 yards and a touchdown while Andy Dalton ran for one touchdown and threw for another to lead Cincinnati over Philadelphia 34-13 in an NFL game Thursday.
Dec 07, 2012 01:21 EST
The Denver Broncos, their AFC West division title secure, defeated Oakland 26-13 to notch their eighth straight NFL victory and edge toward a possible first-round playoff bye.
Dec 05, 2012 19:41 EST
The Seattle Seahawks will be without Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Browner for their last four games of the NFL regular season after he was banned for violating league policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Nov 30, 2012 06:16 EST
Atlanta intercepted New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees five times and ended his pass touchdown streak in a 23-13 win over the Saints on Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of St. Louis|
|— Independent City —|
|Cathedral Basilica, Saint Louis Art Museum, Gateway Arch, St. Louis skyline, Washington University, Apotheosis of St. Louis, Forest Park Jewel Box|
|Nickname(s): Gateway City, STL, Gateway to the West, Mound City, The Lou|
|Metro||Greater St. Louis|
|- Type||Council-manager government|
|- Mayor||Francis G. Slay (D)|
|- Independent City||66.2 sq mi (171.3 km2)|
|- Land||61.9 sq mi (160.4 km2)|
|- Water||4.2 sq mi (11.0 km2)|
|Elevation ||466 ft (142 m)|
|Population  |
|- Independent City||354,361 (July, 2,008)|
|- Density||5,724.7/sq mi (2,206.3/km2)|
|- Metro||2,813,912 (July, 2,008)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|