Nation & World


FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a single trace of the plane. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

‘Despite every effort using the best science available, cutting-edge technology, as well as modeling and advice from highly skilled professionals who are the best in their field, unfortunately, the search has not been able to locate the aircraft,’ said the agency, which helped lead the hunt for the Boeing 777 in remote waters west of Australia


This March 17, 2016, aerial photo shows progress on the renovations of the Arch grounds continues in St. Louis. After long decline, St. Louis is trying to rebuild it's image with business start-ups and investing in major downtown projects. The city's image has taken a hit in recent years due to factors such as racial protests, the loss of the NFL's Rams and the departure of several Fortune 500 companies. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

“There is so much growth and so many opportunities looking to take flight in St. Louis,” said John Gaskin III, an NAACP national board member who has been active in local reconciliation efforts since the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson. “But if we don’t deal with some of the basic problems, I feel like we’ll miss our mark,” Gaskin said.