“We hope Sen. Chappelle-Nadal realizes the seriousness of her statements, takes responsibility for her words, and resigns on her own accord. However, we are preparing for options afforded in the Missouri Constitution and the Senate Rules if she continues to defy the public outcry and not resign.” Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin District 32 “We have heard the calls from the Governor and the Lt. Governor, and remain firmly convinced she should resign…"Senate Majority Leaders Issue Statement on Next Steps for Sen. Chappelle-Nadal"
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An adult Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway near Lake Michigan this summer began its life far downstream and apparently got around a series of electric barriers intended to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes, officials said Friday."Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers"
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump’s widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture war."Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response"
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years."Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glasses"
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a “blank space, baby” across social media Friday — and Swifties couldn’t get enough of it."Taylor Swift left ‘a blank space, baby’ on social media"
HELSINKI (AP) — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack."Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead"
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides huddled in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate an effective new Afghanistan strategy after 16 frustrating years of war."Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war"
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words."Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president"
BOSTON (AP) — On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend’s deadly attack at a rally near the University of Virginia exposed a new threat."Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses"