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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:44pm

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes.

AP PHOTOS: Prince file shows extravagant but isolated life

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:38pm

The end of a two-year investigation into Prince's 2016 drug overdose death was the trigger to release materials compiled by sheriff's detectives, ranging from hundreds of pages of interviews, search warrants and reports to more than 1,000 photos and videos.

The Latest: 2,500 attend public viewing for Barbara Bush

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:38pm

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:35pm

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged with felony for use of charity donor list for political campaign.

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

Jonathan Lemire and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:29pm

The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes.

Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

Bill Barrow and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:29pm

Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead.

Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:29pm

Countering resistance to President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director, the spy agency gave lawmakers a declassified memo Friday showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded after 9/11.

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:27pm

A judge on Friday ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest.

Deputies hold vote on sheriff after Florida school massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:19pm

The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff.

Fraternity house suspended as 2 students allege sex assaults

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:19pm

A Temple University fraternity house where two teenage students said they were sexually assaulted has been suspended, and police are investigating.

Ex-Baltimore County school leader sentenced in perjury case

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:06pm

A former Baltimore County school superintendent who served on prominent national education panels was sentenced Friday to serve six months behind bars after pleading guilty to perjury charges.

Missouri lawmakers considering keeping bills from Greitens

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:05pm

Missouri's legislative leaders are considering holding off on sending bills to Gov. Eric Greitens amid multiple investigations into the governor's personal and professional life.

Settlement announced in coroner discrimination lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:58pm

A settlement has been reached in a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner.

John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:58pm

John Bolton is putting his stamp on the National Security Council, announcing Friday that Mira Ricardel will be joining the group as deputy national security adviser.

Baltimore mayor signs bill banning plastic foam containers

Courtney Columbus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:49pm

Baltimore businesses have 18 months to stop using carryout containers made from polystyrene foam.

Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

Melissa Daniels and Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:43pm

The latest stop in the national movement seeking higher teacher pay and better education funding is Arizona, where tens of thousands of teachers have voted to walk off the job next week.

Video: Officers searching for trapped teen stayed in cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:35pm

Newly released police body cam footage shows officers staying in their cruiser as they searched for an Ohio teenager who became trapped in the back of a minivan and called 911 for help but died.

Missouri legislators approve numerous changes to elections

Blake Nelson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:33pm

Missouri legislators approved numerous changes Thursday to local elections, including allowing voters to request absentee ballots by email.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:19pm

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.