Prosecutor: St. Louis officer 'executed' suspect

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white former St. Louis police officer charged with killing a black man "executed" him after a car chase, then planted a gun in the slain drug suspect's vehicle as an excuse for opening fire, a prosecutor told a court Tuesday.

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  • Written by By JIM SALTER , Associated Press

Did Alexander Hamilton hold this coin?


WASHINGTON (AP) — Old inns along the Revolutionary War trails boast of George Washington sleeping there. But coin experts say they have found the first silver piece minted by the United States — one likely held by the most en vogue of Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton.

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  • Written by By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer

Trump on tricky legal ground with 'Obamacare' threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of "Obamacare" could put the government in a legal bind.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Senate Dems spell out conditions on bipartisan tax reform


WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation's tax code should ensure the middle class doesn't pay more and the "top 1 percent" doesn't pay less.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press