WHAT OTHERS SAY: Todd Akin's ignorant comments on rape are no surprise

Whether Missouri Republicansstick with Mr. Akinor toss him aside, they're stuck with a problem of their own making. A legitimate problem

Finnegan enjoying time with Rams

Cortland Finnegan was one of the most sought-after cornerbacks in the free-agent market this offseason, but his relationship with new coach Jeff Fisher brought him to St. Louis.

Romney begins to open up about his religion

Mitt Romney has often been reluctant to discuss his Mormon beliefs. They may help or hurt him with an American public largely unfamiliar with the faith as his campaign starts to focus on religion.

GOP governor candidate Spence gives campaign $750,000

Campaign finance records show Dave Spence made the contribution Friday.

Drought slowing work on new St. Louis bridge

Construction crews have to build deck sections in place because the water is too low for barges to carry the pieces.

Man shot in car on Fourth Avenue, police say

A man was shot in the upper body in a passenger car on Fourth Avenue, according to Sgt. Jill Schlude.