Hong Kong Airport Slowly Reopens After Crippling Protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Airlines were checking in passengers at Hong Kong’s airport Tuesday, a day after protesters forced one of the world’s busiest transport hubs to shut down to highlight their calls for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, an escalation of…

Ameren Missouri Opens First Community Solar Facility

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Ameren Missouri’s first community solar facility is now operational. Monday, the company announced that the Ameren Missouri Lambert Community Solar Center is now serving customers – and that plans are in place to develop future community solar sites. The Community Solar program allows eligible customers to participate in solar generation without…

Epstein Dies In The Dark, But Abuse Investigation Carries On

By JIM MUSTIAN, MICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHAEL BALSAMO NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him. Epstein, a wealthy financier accused of orchestrating a sex-trafficking…