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Slideshow: Patrons line up for store’s annual half-off sale

Slideshow: Patrons line up for store’s annual half-off sale

New agriculture exhibit planned for St. Louis Science Center

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A new $7.3 million permanent exhibit meant to teach how food is produced is coming next summer to the St. Louis Science Center, featuring a flock…

AB InBev to explore sale of premium European beer brands

(LONDON, AP) — Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering the sale of premium brands Peroni and Grolsch to meet regulatory concerns ahead of its purchase of SABMiller. AB InBev agreed last month…

Isle of Capri beats 2Q profit forecasts; revenue falls short

(NEW YORK, AP) — Isle of Capri Casinos swung to a fiscal second-quarter profit on a mix of higher revenue and lower expenses. But its shares fell more than 7…

Monsanto pledges to be carbon neutral by 2021

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Monsanto Co. plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021, in part by working with farmers who use its products to help…

The Latest: Woman who recorded Fogle says term too light

(INDIANAPOLIS, AP) — The latest on the sentencing of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle for sex crimes (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A woman who secretly recorded former Subway pitchman Jared…

UAW leaders make push for Ford contract

By DEE-ANN DURBIN (DEARBORN, Michigan, AP) — The United Auto Workers union is making a last-ditch push for the union’s proposed contract with Ford, which is heading for defeat in…

Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police

By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours…

Beer merger will not bring Budweiser, Miller under same roof

By DANICA KIRKA (LONDON, AP) — The world’s two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world’s beer. But in…

Low-cost Spirit, Allegiant airlines add flights to Las Vegas

(LAS VEGAS, AP) — Two low-cost airlines are adding Las Vegas flights. Spirit Airlines announced Thursday it would begin flying twice a day to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport starting…