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Articles from July 26, 2015

25 Years after the ADA Became Law, the Disabled Continue to Be Absent from Workforce
Born with an eye disease that impaired his vision and led to blindness his senior year in high school, Tony Selvaggio had to shift gears.But no way was he going to slow down."It never occurred to me to put limits on myself," Selvaggio said. "I never...
25 Years on, Disabilities Act Has Changed Lives of Millions
NEW YORK * Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below...
Actor Shows Versatility in Two Very Different Roles at the Muny
Two weeks ago, Nicholas Rodriguez steamed up the Muny with his portrayal of Ritchie Valens in "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" and a red-hot delivery of "La Bamba."This week, he'll play a completely different character, the accursed hero of Disney's "Beauty...
'Anything Goes' Takes off at Stages St. Louis
With its scintillating new production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," Stages St. Louis shines a spotlight on all its best-loved assets: gorgeous sets, mouth-watering costumes, topnotch choreography.It doesn't hurt to have a long-standing relationship...
Art Museum Lures NYC Visitors North
BEACON, N.Y. * No one visits New York to get away from the hustle and bustle. You are definitely traveling into the eye of a multi- ethnic, fast-walking, blunt-talking, foodie paradise and cultural explosion.But art lovers are often lured away from the...
As Democrats Fret over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In
DENVER * The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of...
BC-Roxborough Immed 07-26 (Copy)
AMERICA'S LINE*AMERICA'S LINE**BASEBALL**Favorite *Odds *Underdog**American League*INDIANS (Salazar) * -$170 ( 7.5 ) * White Sox (Rodon)*RAYS (Moore) * -$107 ( 7.0 ) * Orioles (W.Y.Chen)*Yankees (Eovaldi) * -$115 ( 8.5 ) * TWINS (Gibson)*Astros (Keuchel)...
Beauty Industry Scholarships Signal Respect
The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation will award more than $500,000 in scholarships this year to support the under-appreciated professions dedicated to making other people feel and look their best.Careers focused on personal aesthetics often get short...
Bernie: Foles Could Be the Answer for Rams or Not
Here's one of the worst things about the constant huffing and puffing over the Rams, St. Louis, Stan Kroenke, Los Angeles, Gov. Nixon, the Edward Jones Dome, the STL stadium task force, NFL relocation guidelines, the proposed stadium on the north riverfront, Peacock...
Best-Selling Books from Publishers Weekly for the Week That Ended July 19
Here are the best-selling books from Publishers Weekly for the week that ended July 19.HARDCOVER FICTION1. "Go Set a Watchman" * Harper Lee2. "The Girl on the Train" * Paula Hawkins3. "Armada" * Ernest Cline4. "Code of Conduct" * Brad Thor5. "The English...
Businesses Brace for Next Big Health Fight: The 'Cadillac' Tax
Thought you had seen the end of major controversy over the Affordable Care Act? Think again. One of the last pieces to take effect promises to soon reignite the fierce debate on President Barack Obama's landmark health overhaul. It's known as the "Cadillac...
Camp Zoe, Former Campground and Festival Site, to Open as State Park Next Year
It's been a long, strange trip for a 330-acre chunk of Shannon County most recently known as Camp Zoe, a campground that became both famous for music festivals and notorious for drug use.By next year, the former unofficial home of the Schwag a Grateful...
Cards Notes: Cishek on Roster, Garcia Ready to Go
The Cardinals found room for both Steve Cishek and Jaime Garcia on Saturday. Both moves involved Tim Cooney.Cishek, the reliever acquired from Miami on Friday, joined the team before the game with the Atlanta Braves and lefthanded rookie Cooney, who...
Carpenter Finding Himself as a Hitter
There have been times when teammates or coaches have caught a glimpse of Matt Carpenter, still in his shower shoes, rocking back and forth as if settling into the batter's box. He's been seen in front of a mirror eyeing his hands or checking his bent...
Cosby Testimony Puts '70S Party Drug Quaaludes Back in News
LOS ANGELES * Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s.It was also, as we now know, the one Bill Cosby kept on hand to give to young women he wanted to have sex with.In 10-year-old testimony uncovered recently,...
Dana Milbank: The Deceit in Scott Walker's Campaign
SAN DIEGO * "First off," Scott Walker proclaimed, "we took on the unions, and we won. We won!"Taking on the unions is usually first off for Walker, the Wisconsin governor and Republican presidential candidate. It is the very rationale for his candidacy....
Deaths Elsewhere
LeAnn Edmonds Horton * The ex-wife of former Cardinals star Jim Edmonds died Wednesday (July 22, 2015) in California at age 45, celebrity websites reported. She had been suffering from cancer. Ms. Edmonds Horton was the first wife of Edmonds, the former Cardinals...
Digest
Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson is adding some Division I head-coaching experience to his staff. Anderson plans to hire former Arkansas-Little Rock head coach Steve Shields as a special assistant, multiple sources confirmed.Shields, 50, hired...
Dip, Don't Swipe, with New Chip Credit Cards
My daughter handed her credit card to the cashier at the Galleria in Richmond Heights. The cashier didn't swipe the card. She "dipped" it.She stuck the end of the card into a slot in the machine, and left it there.Chip technology, a security feature...
Dixon Park District Considers Involvement in Reagan Statue Project
DIXON, Ill. * Although a statue of Ronald Reagan as a lifeguard will be on property maintained by the Dixon Park District, the district has no financial involvement in the statue's creation.But it will if the district's board of directors approves a proposal...
Economists Want You to Stop Borrowing from Your 401(k)
NEW YORK * All it usually takes to borrow money from your 401(k) are a few clicks on a website, and a check will arrive a few days later.That is why U.S. retirement industry leaders talk about the prospect of doing away with 401(k) loans before younger...
Editorial: Sentencing Reform Is Fine. Decriminalizing Drugs Would Be Better
Item: The president of the United States visits a federal prison and commutes the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders.Item: The government of Mexico stages (another) manhunt for Joaquin Guzman, whose role in the drug trade in the Midwest is such that...
Finding a Way to Pay for Public-Transit Expansion
And a change is coming for riders of MetroLink service in place.The station at the main terminal of Lambert-St. Louis International Airportwill close for two weeksfor repairs and upgrades, beginning Monday through Aug. 10.During construction, MetroLink...
Finding Work, the Hard Way
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new numbers on the number of employed, unemployed, underemployed and discouraged (but able to work) adults. At the end of June, 5.8 percent of Missouri work-age adults were unemployed. The "U 6" number including unemployed,...
Fonda Says She's More Willing to Take Risks in Her Career
Two-time Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda is not a stranger to controversy or compliments. Her career has occasionally been overshadowed by her opinions political and otherwise, but the focus always comes back to her creative expression. She worked with...
Foushee, Jonathon (Jay) 77
Foushee, Jonathon (Jay) 77, of Chesterfield is with his Heavenly Father, July 23, 2015. He died at his home. He is survived by: his wife of 48 years, Linda; children, Lin Nicole (Noel) Hauser and Alex (Elizabeth) Foushee; grandsons; Sam and Lincoln Hauser,...
Froome All but Clinches Tour De France
ALPE D'HUEZ, France * Feeling like he was "dying a thousand deaths," Chris Froome started to think that a second Tour de France victory might be melting away like the patches of snow on surrounding Alpine peaks.Up ahead, already out of sight on the 21...
Gamblers Fall for Billionaire's Vegas Touch in the Swamp Country
Home to swamp tours, refineries and petrochemical plants, not to mention the occasional alligator, Lake Charles isn't often mistaken for Las Vegas.But the Louisiana city's becoming a bright spot among recovering U.S. gambling destinations, with its three...
Growing Body Count Turns Crime Focus to St. Louis City Hall
ST. LOUIS * The bodies are found on downtown streets and neighborhood alleys. Near O'Fallon Park in the north, and Gravois Park in the south.Their number is tallied nearly every morning. Two, three, four sometimes more.With the homicide rate on target...
Hall of Fame Capsules
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. * Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and multi-talented Craig Biggio left a remarkable imprint on baseball.Playing through...
Hamels Tosses No-Hitter at Cubs
CHICAGO * The scouts packed the seats behind home plate, and Cole Hamels put on quite a show. The lanky lefthander was dominant on a picturesque afternoon at Wrigley Field.Quite the timing, too.Hamels struck out 13 in baseball's third no-hitter of the...
Hearn Leads Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario * David Hearn moved into position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 61 years, taking a two- stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day on Saturday.Hearn, from Brantford, birdied the par-3 15th and par-5 16th,...
Hillary Clinton to Testify before Benghazi Panel in October
WASHINGTON * Hillary Clinton's campaign said on Saturday that she will testify on Oct. 22 before the House select committee investigating her role in connection with the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya an assertion that was almost immediately...
Historical Novel Mixes Love, Adventure with Beauty of Africa
A novel by Paula McLainPublished by Ballantine, 355 pages, $28On sale TuesdayWhen a book opens with what seems to be the death of the narrator, readers are taking a chance on whether to go on and risk getting involved with someone who will die.The risk...
Horrigan: A Modest Proposal to Reduce Homicides: Bring Back Dueling
Drive east across the Mississippi River on the Poplar Street Bridge and just as you hit the Illinois bank, you drive over land that 200 years ago was an island in the middle of the river. They called it Bloody Island because gentlemen would row out there...
Hotels' Game of Find-the-Resort-Fee
The Fourth of July fireworks came a little early this year for participants in the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protection meeting at the Department of Transportation headquarters.For several tension-filled minutes, two Federal Trade Commission lawyers...
How to Make an Aging Brain Feel Less Stupid
Meet my brain.It is the size of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's fist, the consistency of flan, weighs as much as a two-slice toaster and looks like ground round with a high fat content. If you saw it at the butcher's, you'd ask for something a little less beige.If...
How to Treat Had Lice without Lindane
Q * My 10-year-old just brought lice home from a friend's house and gave it to her five brothers and sisters and myself. We have always used lindane, but the doctor said to use permethrin instead. That didn't work. What else can we do? And what is wrong...
Hummel: Trade Activity Should Be Brisk
With so many clubs feeling they still are in contention for at least a wild-card berth, the amount of activity by next Friday's trading deadline without waivers may be even more frenzied than fans might have thought. The Houston Astros started the process...
Hundreds Get Free Haircuts, Hot Dogs and More in Ferguson
FERGUSON * Tiahesia Palmer was checking out some of the free services, but her son wanted a haircut.So the Ferguson resident signed up Isiah, 7, to get his head shaved at the haircut tent at Saturday's "Day of Hope." He took off his ballcap and sat silently...
In 'A Full Life,' Jimmy Carter at 90 Remains a Wise Truth Teller
By Jimmy CarterPublished by Simon & Schuster, 272 pages, $28Jimmy Carter let me down. Not with his book "A Full Life: Reflections at 90" a warm and detailed memoir of his youth followed by a clear-eyed assessment of the issues he tackled as president...
In 'Brush Back,' Sara Paretsky's Heroine Plays Hardball
A novel by Sara ParetskyPublished by Putnam, 480 pages, $27.95On sale TuesdayWhen*7 p.m. WednesdayWhere *St. Louis County Library, 1640 South Lindbergh BoulevardHow much *FreeMore info* 314-994-3300In baseball terminology, a brushback is a pitch that's...
In Kenya, Obama Blends Blunt Messages with Warm Reflections
NAIROBI, Kenya * President Barack Obama mixed blunt messages to Kenya's leaders on gay rights, corruption and counterterrorism Saturday with warm reflections on his family ties to a nation that considers him a local son.He foreshadowed a focus on Kenya...
IOUs for RIPs: Greece's Cash Crisis Hurts Funeral Industry
ATHENS, Greece * Greece's cash crisis has disrupted all aspects of daily life death included.Greek funeral homes are struggling to cope with banking restrictions that limit customers to taking out only 60 euros ($65) a day in cash. Even a modest funeral...
J. Cole Brings Introspective Show to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
J. Cole was a hip-hop preacher to a congregation of over 10,000 when the rapper's "Forest Hills Drive Tour" came to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Friday night.He had plenty to say, lots to roll off his chest, during his magnetic, thoughtful 90-minute...
Johnson Committed to Hendrick Motorsports
INDIANAPOLIS * Jimmie Johnson wants to kneel down and kiss the Indy bricks for a fifth time.He wants a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.And he wants to do it all for now, forever with Hendrick Motorsports and trusted crew chief Chad...
Law and Order
St. Louis > Man robs bank in grocery * A man robbed the U.S. Bank inside a Schnucks store Saturday in the 3000 block of South Grand Boulevard.The man, described as Hispanic and about 5 feet, 5 inches tall, gave the teller a note about 12:30 p.m., police...
Made in St. Louis: Ceramic Art Brings Youth to Any Space
Karen MillerAge* 40Home* St. LouisWhat she makes* Karen is the owner of Binx Ceramic. She creates ceramic figurines. To reach her, private message her through Facebook or emailbinxceramic@gmail.com. To view her work, visitBinxceramic.comandetsy.com/shop/binxceramic.Tell...
Mansion near Springfield, Mo., Searched after Assault Allegations
SPRINGFIELD, MO. * Authorities have searched a mansion in southwest Missouri after women reported they may have been sexually assaulted there, according to court documents.Deputies from the Greene County Sheriff's Office searched the 200,000-square-foot...
MarksJarvis: World's Economic Crisis Isn't over, and Won't Be for a While
As the economic woes of Greece and China bubbled to the surface and tugged at the stock market in the last couple of weeks, investors might have thought: Not again!But a more appropriate response would have been: Not still!Six years after the U.S. financial...
Martinez Outduels Braves' Miller
The Cardinals' past, present and what would have been their future were all on display Saturday night at Busch Stadium in a tantalizing matchup of righthanded prodigies Carlos Martinez and Shelby Miller, Cardinals teammates until last November. They...
Meet Our 2015 Great Garden Contest Winners
Our prize-winning gardeners had to put up with some crazy weather in June and July, including storms, flash flooding and damaging rains, but winning gardens in our 2015 Great Garden Contest proved to be quiet getaways, gorgeous hillside backyards and...
Millennials Rank Retirement Saving, Paying Down Debt as Top Priorities
It isn't always easy to save for retirement, repay student loans and manage other financial priorities when you're just starting out. But a recent survey finds that when the circumstances are right namely, when a steady well-paying job is in hand 20-somethings...
Miller Makes Welcome Return to St. Louis
Just as Atlanta pitcher Shelby Miller's name reverberated over the Busch Stadium PA system, a sizable chunk of the 45,862 Cardinals fans in attendance rose to their feet in applause.Miller walked toward the batter's box with the bases loaded in the top...
Missouri Energy Efficiency Law Should Be Revisited, Experts Say
In a poker game where the stakes are efficiency rebates underpinning the broadest energy savings program ever pursued in the St. Louis region, utility regulators have to decide who's bluffing.Some believe Ameren Missouri is suggesting it might fold and...
Missouri Senator Resigns Seat, Continues to Deny Allegations He Sexually Harassed Interns (Copy)
JEFFERSON CITY * Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, resigned his Senate seat Friday over sexual harassment allegations involving capital interns.LeVota posted a message on Facebook denying that he engaged in harassment but saying he would not put his...
MLB Notes: Braves Activate Freeman
The Atlanta Braves have activated first baseman Freddie Freeman from the 15-day disabled list but he was not in the starting lineup against the Cardinals on Saturday because he was traveling and not expected to land in St. Louis until close to game time....
MLB Roundup: A-Rod's Three Homers Lift Yankees
Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins, sending the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 8-5 Saturday night.Rodriguez hit a 452-foot solo...
MoDOT Gets Reprieve from Loss of Federal Money, for Now (Copy)
An unexpected windfall courtesy of better-than-expected state revenue means the Missouri Department of Transportation shouldn't lose $167 million in federal money.MoDOT's most-recent financial forecast had predicted that without any revenue growth, the...
Musician Dropped 120 Pounds When He Set His Mind to It
George Sladek, 59, lost 120 pounds over a year by deciding that's what he needed to do."Losing weight is hard," he said. "And if you don't set your mind to it, it's not going to work. You have to get it in your mind that you're going to do it."He began...
Nantucket Offers Summer Visitors Whale of a Time
NANTUCKET, Mass. * Forget crowded Cape Cod and that other island frequented every summer by the Tourist-in-Chief. If you're looking for unspoiled ocean vistas and beaches with breathing room, hop a ferry to Nantucket, wander the cobblestone streets and...
Nation Briefs
Hundreds bid farewell to woman who died in jailFamily and friends of a woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a "courageous voice" for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her...
NFL Notes: Raiders, City Official Chat
There is still no stadium deal on the horizon, but the Oakland Raiders and city leaders took one tiny step forward this week: They actually talked.When Raiders President Marc Badain called Oakland assistant administrator Claudia Cappio, it was the first...
Panama Stuns U.S. in Gold Cup Third-Place Match
CHESTER, Pa. * Music and shouts of celebration blasted from the Panama locker room next door as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to put another positive spin on another loss.Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an...
Panel Suggests Giving Students College Algebra Alternatives
KANSAS CITY, Mo. * A Missouri Department of Education committee is recommending that two- and four-year public colleges that require algebra for graduation instead give students the option of taking statistics or other math subjects more relevant to...
Puerto Rico Left Adrift as Bankruptcy Bills Stall in Washington
As California risked being locked out of the credit markets during the recession, officials sought federal loan guarantees to avert deep spending cuts that threatened to cascade through the biggest U.S. state.Washington turned them away.Six years later,...
Saudi Women Find Ways into the Workplace
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia * When Sofana Dahlan wanted to study law, she had to go to Egypt to do it. The subject wasn't offered to women at universities in her native Saudi Arabia.Nearly 20 years later, she is an accomplished lawyer and entrepreneur who has...
'Senufo' Brings Distinctive African Art to St. Louis Art Museum
When*10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.Friday; closed Monday. Runs through Sept. 27.Where*Gallery 336, St. Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest ParkHow much*$12 adults, $10 students and seniors, $5 children 6 to 12; Free...
Sherpa: At What Point Did Cards Fans Lose Their Class?
Before we get into letters, let me take time to address a pressing civic situation.When it comes to fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, someone needs to chill the flock out.Here we are in the All-Star break as I write this, so things might even be darker...
Sherpa: At What Point Did Cards Fans Lose Their Class?
Before we get into letters, let me take time to address a pressing civic situation.When it comes to fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, someone needs to chill the flock out.Here we are in the All-Star break as I write this, so things might even be darker...
Social Media Has Helped One Direction Keep Going but Is End Near?
Boy bands will be boys.First, Zayn Malik up and quits One Direction shortly before this summer's massive U.S. tour. Now, Louis Tomlinson, the oldest member of One Direction, gets his lady friend pregnant. Which direction is 1D headed?"The splits are...
Sound Off
CARDS ARE HITTING ENOUGH TO WINWhy are some of the Cards fans so disappointed about the club's hitting? Sure it would be nice if the hits were timelier with runners in scoring position. And, yes, we could use some more runs per game in order to take...
Spotlight: Young West County Woman Winging It for Good
Elsa Klarich seems to be in little danger of becoming an underachiever."Growing up, I was told that I could do anything I set my mind to," Klarich said. "And I believed that."Klarich, who turned 24 in April, has a bachelor's degree in aeronautics. She...
St. Charles May Seek Bond Issue, Tax Hike Next Year to Update Swim Facilities
ST. CHARLES * In 2008, city voters overwhelmingly passed a $30 million bond issue to help finance a new indoor community center and swimming facility to be built along Interstate 70.But the bonds were never sold after the city's partner in the project...
STLFC, Oklahoma City Play to Scoreless Draw
In front of a record crowd of 5,304, the team's third sellout of the season, St. Louis FC had more of the play but the visiting Oklahoma City FC Energy had the better scoring chances in a scoreless draw Saturday night at Soccer Park in Fenton."The tie...
St. Louis Library Offers a Writing Boot Camp for Veterans
ST. LOUIS * A recent Saturday session: using dialogue in prose.Writing workshop facilitator Kent Walker ran into class seconds before the scheduled 10:30 a.m. start. He looked like an English teacher with a satchel slung over his shoulder. He wore glasses...
St. Louis Youth Get More Than Just Jobs from Summer Job Program
ST. LOUIS * He starts each morning with a bus ticket and a business goal.Mahleek Dailey, 18, is the rider. He calls men "sir" and has a quiet, studious persona. At home, they call him "tech guy."During the week, he picks up the No. 74 Metro bus near...
Strauss: Miller Comes Up on Short End of Matchup
Stash the talk of some baseball morality play, a verdict on a stunning November trade, a measurement of one ceiling against another.Saturday night at Busch Stadium, Carlos Martinez and Shelby Miller deserved the higher compliment of pitchers' duel.This...
Sunday People
Cruise talks of latest movie stuntImagine this. You're strapped to the outside of a flying jetliner, thousands of feet above ground and rapidly rising. What would be going through your head?"You're thinking about the lighting, the angle, how's the shot," says...
Theater Shooter's Mental Problems Didn't Stop Gun Buy
LAFAYETTE, La. * John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he used.Despite obvious and public signs of mental illness...
The Hardest Thing about Disciplining Teens
A teenage girl waiting for her geometry tutor offered the most reassuring parenting commentary I've heard in a while.I was also waiting for my child to finish her math session when Olivia Noel, 15, and I struck up a conversation about phone restrictions...
The Only Effective Way to Discipline Teens - Turn off the Data Plan
A teenage girl waiting for her geometry tutor offered the most reassuring parenting commentary I've heard in a while.I was also waiting for my child to finish her math session when Olivia Noel, 15, and I struck up a conversation about phone restrictions...
The Rise of the Sneaker Subject of New Museum Exhibit
NEW YORK * The sneaker is a force in fashion, music and sports, but where did it all begin?With the rubber tree, of course, and that's where senior curator Elizabeth Semmelhack ventured for a new exhibit, "The Rise of Sneaker Culture," at the Brooklyn...
This Week for 7/26
NEWSWORTHYUBER SET FOR A VOTEOne of the more contentious political issues facing the region comes to a head when the St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission is set to vote on whether to allow ride-hailing services such as UberX to operate in St. Louis...
Turkey Couples IS Bombing Runs with Striking Kurdish Targets
ANKARA, Turkey * Turkey's sudden willingness to join the fight against Islamic State is a sign that it's afraid of losing clout with the U.S., but its second front against Kurdish rebels in Iraq on Saturday could complicate the United States' war.For...
Urban Art Enthusiast Peter Fischer Dies at 80
ST. LOUIS * When Peter Fischer talked business at lunch, he liked to invite people to his "club."Paul Wagman was a guest one day. He was helping Mr. Fischer with public relations regarding the creation of what would be the highly acclaimed Citygarden...
U.S. Will Play World Cup Qualifying Match at Busch Stadium
The United States learned its road to the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Saturday, and that road will run through St. Louis.For the first time in more than 25 years, the U.S. men's national team will play a match that matters in St. Louis when it plays...
Women's Soccer Enjoying Its World Cup Bump
PORTLAND, Ore. * Nowhere could the World Cup bump in women's soccer be more apparent than in Portland, Oregon, where more than 21,000 fans watched a National Women's Soccer League rivalry match between the Thorns and the Seattle Reign.It was the second-largest...
World Briefs
Pollard's ex-wife says Israel should fund legal defenseThe former wife of Jonathan Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel, called on the Israeli government to pay for an attorney to facilitate his freedom on Saturday amid international speculation...
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