FROM Tim Lloyd
Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Teenager in St. Louis, Sparking Protests Another fatal shooting of a young black man in St. Louis yesterday has sparked new protests there. Last night an off-duty police officer moonlighting as a security guard shot and killed an 18 year-old man in the city’s Shaw neighborhood. Family members have identified the victim as Vonderrit Myers Jr. Tim Lloyd is a reporter for St. Louis Public Radio.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?