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Missouri Democrats sue over lieutenant governor appointment
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri Democratic Party is suing to try to block the appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor, reviving a longstanding debate over whether the governor has the power to fill the executive branch's No. 2 position or whether it can only be filled by voters.
Jun 20 3:06AM AP

AP FACT CHECK: It's true Heitkamp votes often with Trump
CHICAGO (AP) Democratic U.S. Sen.
Jun 19 8:44PM AP

Missouri lawmaker who helped investigate Greitens resigns
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A Missouri House member who served on a panel investigating former Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned from the Legislature.
Jun 19 6:25PM AP

UN says over 25,000 people fled Yemen fighting at Hodeida
SANAA, Yemen (AP) The U.N. spokesman said Monday that tens of thousands of residents have fled the fighting along Yemen's western coastline where Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition are engaged in fierce battles with Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
Jun 18 10:27PM AP

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis
NEW YORK (AP) Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis.
Jun 18 9:27PM AP

Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said.
Jun 18 8:32PM AP

The Latest: Highway reopens after Indiana train derailment
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) The Latest on a freight train derailment and fire in Indiana (all times local):
Jun 18 8:08PM AP

GOP state senator appointed Missouri lieutenant governor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position.
Jun 18 7:22PM AP

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appoints state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be lieutenant governor
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appoints state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be lieutenant governor.
Jun 18 6:00PM AP

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming.
Jun 18 2:05AM AP

The Latest: Officials ask for evacuations due to Nevada fire
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) The Latest on wildfires burning in the U.S.
Jun 18 2:02AM AP

Yemen: Understanding the conflict
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Jun 17 10:49PM AP

Witnesses: Coalition strikes airport in Yemen's Hodeida
SANAA, Yemen (AP) The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen carried out airstrikes on the airport in the rebel-held port city of Hodeida, witnesses said on Sunday, as fighting raged on for the fifth day in the port city that's a lifeline to most of Yemen's population.
Jun 17 3:31PM AP

Pope presses for talks on Yemen amid humanitarian crisis
VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis is pressing for negotiations involving the sides in the Yemen conflict so the humanitarian crisis doesn't worsen.
Jun 17 2:31PM AP

The Latest: Water-scooping planes help fight Wyoming fire
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):
Jun 16 5:51PM AP

New Missouri Supreme Court rules sealing of case information
ST. LOUIS (AP) A new Missouri Supreme Court rule that takes effect July 1 will make it harder for judges to seal pending court cases from public view without explanation.
Jun 16 4:54PM AP

Stagnant horse racing betting court ruling helps the sport
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Horse racing has been struggling for years to regain a strong footing on the national sports landscape, and owners hope to use betting on other sports to bring fans back to the tracks.
Jun 16 11:54AM AP

Firefighters battle major blaze at famed Glasgow art school
LONDON (AP) Firefighters sought to limit damage to the historic Glasgow School of Art Saturday, after a dramatic fire that ravaged it spread to neighboring properties and led to several evacuations.
Jun 16 7:23AM AP

Police: Intern's fake grenade gift resulted in bomb scare
NEW YORK (AP) Police say an intern at a New York City courthouse brought a fake grenade to work as a gag gift and wound up getting the building evacuated.
Jun 15 11:36AM AP

Ryan not comfortable with separating parents, kids at border
WASHINGTON (AP) House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children and parents at the southern border, as House Republicans, under increasing pressure to address the humanitarian crisis, raced to finish a new immigration bill.
Jun 14 5:20PM AP

The Latest: Sweden urges UN call for halt to Yemen attack
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):
Jun 14 3:58PM AP