St. Louis Police Issue Order Acknowledge Journalist Rights

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police officers will be required each month to read and acknowledge an order reiterating the rights of journalists. The move comes after editors from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch met last month with Mayor Lyda Krewson and interim police Chief Lawrence O’Toole to discuss officer-journalist relationships. One of the newspaper’s…

Reverend Jesse Jackson Discloses Parkinson’s Disease Diagnoses

By SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. In a letter to supporters, the 76-year-old civil rights icon said family and…

Allegations Against Alabama’s Roy Moore Dividing GOP Women

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama’s Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women Friday to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular. “He will not step down. He will not stop fighting…

GOP Closer To Big Win With House Tax Vote; Senate Unclear

By ALAN FRAM and MARCY GORDON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House. Thorny problems await in the Senate, though. The House passage of the bill…