Asian elephant at St. Louis Zoo is pregnant

The zoo said Wednesday the Asian elephant Ellie is pregnant and is due to deliver next spring.

Heat, drought cause water main breakages in St. Louis

Three water mains broke late Tuesday or early Wednesday in St. Louis.

Serena Williams makes Olympic quarterfinals; sister Venus loses

Roger Federer endured two rain delays and a shaky moment late in the first set to reach the quarterfinals by beating Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 7-5, 6-3.

London Olympics: Britain wins first gold of Games in women's rowing pair

Not only did the win end Britain's agonizing wait for gold after four barren days of Olympic action, Glover and Stanning also became the first women to win rowing gold for Britain after decades of dominance by men's crews.

Nixon announcing 'Innovation Campus' grants

The program pairs universities and colleges with businesses to train students for jobs in high-demand fields.

Branson chief supporting deer hunts inside city

The Branson police chief supports a plan to allow the hunting during bow and arrow season because an increasing number of deer causing car accidents.

London Olympics: London mayor Boris gets stuck on zip wire

Boris Johnson was seen dangling in midair briefly when he joined the crowds at an open-air viewing site at east London's Victoria Park.