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Aug. 13, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Sucker Punch” by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) 2. “1st Case” by Patterson/Tebbetts (Little, Brown) 3. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 4. “The Order” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 5. “Near Dark” by Brad Thor...


Aug. 13, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

1. “Midnight Sun” by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown) 2. “Live Free or Die” by Sean Hannity (Threshold Editions) 3. “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House) 4. “Too Much and Never Enough” by Mary L. Trump (Simon & Schuster) 5. “Rowley...

FILE - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in St. Louis. A proposal by the Republican governor to give the attorney general the power to prosecute murders in St. Louis is spurring backlash. Parson's directive was widely seen as criticism of St. Louis' first Black prosecutor, Kim Gardner. Parson has said the goal is to help combat a surge in violent crime. Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King says Republicans are trying to undermine Gardner. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, file)

Missouri bill targeting Black prosecutor spurs backlash

Aug. 12, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s contested call to give the attorney general the power to prosecute homicides in St. Louis has spurred backlash and led state lawmakers to delay work on crime legislation he wants. Parson on Monday asked lawmakers working on sweeping crime bill to...