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Senior Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump, right, joined by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks during the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative one-year anniversary event at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. A Republican and a Democratic senator are leading a legislative effort to have a global women's economic initiative spearheaded by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka written into law. The senior White House adviser made the announcement Wednesday during a State Department anniversary event for her Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators — one Republican and one Democrat — are leading a legislative effort to have a global women's initiative spearheaded by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka written into law. Sens. Lindsey Graham, R.-S.C., and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., are behind the effort, the...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to supporters at a primary night election rally at Nashua Community College, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 2:20 am
Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg lead the pack in New Hampshire, with Amy Klobuchar close behind.
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
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Kevin Killeen
February 11, 2020 - 8:52 pm
Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner of Missouri says cleanup at the West Lake Landfill will continue whether the president's proposed EPA cuts go through or not.
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., is sworn-in during the opening session of the 116th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three years after the opening of the Smithsonian's landmark Museum of African American History and Culture, momentum is building toward the creation of a museum dedicated to American women's history. The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to establish the museum inside the Smithsonian network and take steps toward funding and construction. The vote was 374-37. “Seeing role models doing things we all aspire to can change the course of someone’s life,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., one of the bill's principal sponsors. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
February 11, 2020 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years after the opening of the Smithsonian's landmark Museum of African American History and Culture, momentum is building toward the creation of a museum dedicated to American women's history. The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to establish the museum...
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Michael Calhoun
February 11, 2020 - 3:53 pm
It's been in the planning stages for some time and there hasn't been much visible progress -- but a major development anchored by Costco is reportedly still on the way in University City.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, takes the stage at campaign stop at the Whittemore Center Arena at the University of New Hampshire, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
February 10, 2020 - 11:40 pm
The Democratic presidential race is deeply unsettled heading into the New Hampshire primary. It may be up to the state to put some structure around the chaotic contest, with Iowa being unable to declare a clear winner. What to watch Tuesday night as the returns roll in: IS THERE AN ENTHUSIASM GAP?...
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
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Kevin Killeen
February 10, 2020 - 9:48 pm
The group Just Moms says they've been reassured the West Lake Landfill cleanup wouldn't be impacted by proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Alex Degman
February 10, 2020 - 7:58 pm
St. Louis County settles a discrimination suit with Police Lt. Keith Wildhaber for $10.25 million
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President Donald Trump speaks during a 'White House Business Session with our Nation's Governors," in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, Feb.10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
February 10, 2020 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Monday for slashing funding for the Superfund hazardous waste program, even as the backlog of clean-ups has grown around the country for lack of money. The $113 million in Superfund clean-up cuts are part of Trump’s proposal for a $2.4 billion, or 26...
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Michael Calhoun
February 10, 2020 - 10:32 am
St. Louis County police chief Jon Belmar is retiring from his position, in a move one councilman calls "cancel culture run amok."
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