Hope Hicks Leaving As Trump’s Communication Director

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation. The departure of Hicks, who worked as a one-woman communications shop during his campaign,…

N-L-R-B Rules In Favor Of Striking Christian Care Workers

Ferguson, MO  (KTRS)  Christian Care Home in Ferguson is accused of unfair labor practices. That’s according to the National Labor Relations Board, which found merit to charges filed on behalf of union workers amid their three-month-long strike. Workers, faith leaders, residents’ families, and union leaders gathered outside of Christian Care Home on Wednesday morning to…

Florida Students Return To ‘Picture Of Education In Fear’

By KELLI KENNEDY, TERRY SPENCER and ROBERT RAY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — About 50 uniformed officers marched into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School early Wednesday, just one aspect of the heavy security as classes resumed for the first time since 17 students and teachers were killed by a troubled teenager with an AR-15, thrusting…

Gardner’s Use Of Private Firm For Greitens’ Investigation Questioned

By SUMMER BALLENTINE, DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are questioning why St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner hired a private out-of-state company to perform the investigation that led to his indictment, rather than relying on St. Louis police. Greitens’ attorneys in a…