Government and politics

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse for the first time Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 since Greitens was indicted, with plans to discuss assembling a committee whose investigation could lead to his impeachment. The first-term Republican governor was indicted late Thursday on felony invasion of privacy. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
March 01, 2018 - 5:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens used an email address for a veterans charity he founded to arrange political meetings as he prepared to launch his first bid for public office, despite a federal ban on nonprofits participating in political campaigns, according to records...
Read More
March 01, 2018 - 4:58 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The high stakes contest for Foxconn Technology Group's first North American manufacturing facility, a potential $10 billion investment that could employ 13,000 people, came down to a battle between Wisconsin and neighboring Michigan, new documents released Thursday show. The...
Read More
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee, Thursday, March 1, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 01, 2018 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stressed on Thursday that the central bank still believes it has room to stay on a path of gradual rate hikes that will allow wage growth to accelerate. Powell, who rattled markets earlier this week with comments that seemed to indicate...
Read More
March 01, 2018 - 3:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man charged with sending white powder letters to five people, including Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 3:20 p.m. An attorney for the Massachusetts man accused of sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr.,...
Read More
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., introduces a three-point plan on guns that's supported by the Democratic Caucus, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Schumer indicated he was surprised at remarks by President Donald Trump yesterday on gun safety in the wake of the student massacre in Parkland, Fla., last month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 01, 2018 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress and the gun debate (all times local): 3:10 p.m. President Donald Trump will be meeting with members of the video game industry next week as he continues to discuss ways to prevent school shootings. White House spokeswoman Sarah...
Read More
March 01, 2018 - 2:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man charged with sending white powder letters to five people, including Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A Massachusetts man charged with sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr., has been placed on...
Read More
This booking photo released Thursday, March 1, 2018, by the Beverly Police Department shows Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, Mass., accused of mailing five envelopes earlier this month with threatening messages and a white substance, including one to Donald Trump Jr., that landed his wife, Vanessa, in the hospital. Frisiello was held after an appearance Thursday in federal court in Worcester pending a detention hearing scheduled for Monday. (Beverly Police Department via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 2:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man was arrested Thursday and charged with sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr. that landed his wife, Vanessa, in the hospital. Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, is accused of mailing five envelopes earlier this month with...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 01, 2018 - 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to protect vital American industries, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, dramatically raising the possibility of a trade showdown with China and other key trading partners. The announcement roiled...
Read More
March 01, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man was arrested Thursday and charged with sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr. that landed his wife, Vanessa, in the hospital. Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, is accused of mailing five envelopes earlier this month with...
Read More
March 01, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Pennsylvania to campaign for a Democratic congressional candidate trying for an upset in an upcoming special election. Conor Lamb's campaign and Biden aides confirm that the two men will appear together twice Tuesday, one week before the March 13...
Read More

Pages