Obama Delivers Veiled Rebuke to Trump in Mandela Address

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In his highest profile speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name, taking aim at the “politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment,” and decrying leaders who are caught lying and “just double down and lie some more.” Obama was…

Trump Unfazed by GOP Criticism, Says Putin Meeting Was Great

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went “even better” than his meeting with NATO allies last week in Brussels. The tweeted defense came a day after Trump openly questioned…

Washington U, Clayton Police Investigating Incident Involving Black Students

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) An incident in Clayton this past month involving ten African-American students from Washington University has resulted in an internal investigation by Clayton police and a sharply-worded statement from campus officials. Clayton police stopped the African-American students after they’d left the Clayton IHOP where they’d had dinner. The students were suspected of not paying,…