Many refugees are forced to begin a new line of work when they move to the U.S. because of language barriers, credentialing requirements and poverty. The result, according to experts, creates a severe brain waste, misused human capital and a nuanced human struggle that is often overlooked by the immigration debate.
Campuses across the nation have reported record enrollments during the current academic year, and there's no reason to think the coming fall will be any different.
Residents on both sides of St. John Avenue have joined to revitalize the area by capitalizing on its growing diversity. One of the first steps was painting a mural on a wall where paint has never successfully covered the graffiti.
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, founded three years ago, has helped the city become recognized as a U.S. chess hub.
The Conservation Department's Conservation Atlas is a searchable database that includes 900 state conservation areas, waterway access points, visitor centers and shooting ranges.
Almost three-quarters of children on Medicaid in nine states — including Missouri — are not getting all of their legally required medical, vision and hearing examinations, including immunizations, according to a new government study.
Signs were unveiled on Saturday that honor four southeast Missouri servicemen who died while serving in Afghanistan or Iraq on or after Sept. 11, 2001.