FBI, Justice Department to investigate St. Louis-area police

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal investigation will look into possible civil rights violations by police in the St. Louis area in the two months since protests broke out after a white former police officer was acquitted in the shooting death of a black suspect.


Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation of reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces.

  • Written by By MIKE CORDER , Associated Press

Opioids haunt users' recovery: 'It never really leaves you'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It's hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father's cancer pain medicine.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer

White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's willing to strike a health care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump's top legislative priorities.

  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe could be impeached in 2 days

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party expressed confidence Monday that longtime President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to resign.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA , Associated Press