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Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation's 45th president

Published Jan. 20 2017

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United...

The Latest: Inauguration Day developments

Published Jan. 20 2017

Here is "The Latest" coverage from Associated Press on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.

Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

Published Jan. 20 2017

In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug...

Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

Published Jan. 20 2017

President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who...

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

Published Jan. 20 2017

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and...

How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV

Published Jan. 20 2017

The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following today's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding...

Missouri senator files bill to stop investment in Russia

Published Jan. 19 2017

A Missouri senator says the state shouldn't be investing in Russia, and she has filed a bill to stop it.

Missouri Republicans push right to work bill forward

Published Jan. 19 2017

A bill prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces is moving to the Missouri Senate after winning House approval.

Missouri lawmakers urged to relax Real ID prohibition

Published Jan. 19 2017

Airport, trucking and business officials all are urging Missouri lawmakers to change state driver's license laws to comply with federal...

Greitens appoints new DNR head

Published Jan. 19 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states

Published Jan. 19 2017

Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws...

Missouri bills seek to address transgender restroom debate

Published Jan. 19 2017

Amid national debates about the access transgender people have to public facilities like restrooms, locker rooms and showers — in...

Greitens announces new DNR director

Published Jan. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources.

Missouri House gives initial approval to right-to-work

Published Jan. 18 2017

Missouri's Republican-led House has pushed forward a proposal to make Missouri the 28th right-to-work state despite Democratic efforts to send...

Greitens: Missouri needs smaller state workforce

Published Jan. 18 2017

Missouri can provide better raises for state employees if there are fewer of them, Gov. Eric Greitens said during his...

Greitens focuses on job growth during State of the State

Published Jan. 18 2017

New Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens outlined plans to help grow jobs during his first State of the State address Tuesday,...

LU, State Tech assess withholding impacts

Published Jan. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens' announcement of budget withholdings will cost Lincoln University more than $1.4 million and will impact State Technical...

Local women protest health care law changes

Published Jan. 16 2017

In spite of the drizzle and cold weather, a small group of women unhappy with Congress' plans to repeal the...

Rideshare regulations speed through Missouri House

Published Jan. 16 2017

Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are hoping to expand services to Missouri customers under proposed statewide regulations for...

New Missouri Legislature includes 23 lawyers

Published Jan. 15 2017

Twenty-three — Missouri currently has the lowest number in its history of lawmakers who also are lawyers.

Election filing deadline nears

Published Jan. 13 2017

The local municipal election will be Tuesday, April 4. The final filing date for the candidates for school board and...

Skelton launches campaign for Jones' state House seat

Published Jan. 13 2017

Add Democrat Michela Skelton's name to the list of Mid-Missourians seeking to replace Caleb Jones in the state House of...

Missouri House budget leader calls for more cuts

Published Jan. 12 2017

Missouri's Republican House budget leader says without more cuts the state is expected to end the fiscal year about $40...