The St. Louis Cardinals make it a habit to honor others before many of the team's home games. But Monday night, it was the baseball franchise that was honored.
The Environmental Protection Agency recognized the team with a plaque for their leadership in food recovery and recycling.
By composting leftovers, like old hot dogs, and donating unused, uncooked food to food pantries, the team has kept 2000 tons of waste out of landfills. According to the EPA, that’s far and away the best of any pro sports franchise.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV and residents of Damascus say a powerful explosion has hit the country's capital.
The nature of Tuesday's explosion in the heart of Damascus was not immediately clear. Resident say they heard a powerful blast and saw thick, black smoke billowing from behind a group of buildings.
Gunfire was heard in the area immediately after the Tuesday morning blast.
Syrian TV says the explosion occurred in the central district of Marjeh, although the target was not immediately clear.
The blast comes a day after Syria's prime minister narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in the heavily protected area of Damascus.
A local singer is holding her own on the NBC show, "The Voice."
Chesterfield native Caroline Glaser beat her friend and teammate Amy Whitcomb in a knockout round Monday night. Glaser performed the song “Little Talks” on the broadcast.
Coach Adam Levine picked Glaser to advance to the live show May 6th. That's when the television audience will vote on performers.
In St. Louis, the program airs on KSDK, Channel 5.