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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, a little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah. The Trump administration is moving to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. A senior Justice Department official said Tuesday bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns. It will take effect in late March. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 18, 2018 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or destroy the...
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In this Dec. 13, 2018, photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. As he considers running for president, Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he’s too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 15, 2018 - 6:33 am
As he considers running for president, Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he's too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president. The discussions suggest Biden is aware that his age...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump has named Mulvaney as his new chief of staff. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 14, 2018 - 10:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job. "Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration," Trump tweeted...
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St Louis, Missouri Skyline along the Mississippi River
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December 14, 2018 - 5:18 pm
Twenty-two aldermen voted yes, arguing the city needs to expand and modernize the facility or risk losing more conventions to other cities.
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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) listens during a roundtable discussion on healthcare on May 4, 2018, at CareSTL Health in St. Louis.
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December 13, 2018 - 2:56 pm
McCaskill said that the Senate is "no longer the world's greatest deliberative body'' and cited a litany of concerns.
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Missouri attorney general blames sex trafficking on sexual revolution of 1960s in speech to pastors
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December 06, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The allegations are that he used public funds to bolster his successful U.S. Senate bid.
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Missouri State Capitol
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December 06, 2018 - 12:39 pm
In August - by an almost 70 percent margin - Missouri voters rescinded a Right-to-Work law.
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Former President George W. Bush becomes emotional as he speaks at the State Funeral for his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
December 05, 2018 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on...
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Prescription pain RX medication pills spilled out of an amber pharmacy medicine bottle on a pharmacy counter
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December 05, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Missouri's rate of overdose deaths is the 18th worst in the nation.
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December 04, 2018 - 11:18 am
President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 a National Day of Mourning in honor of the 41st president.
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