UPDATE: Grand jury will announce decision Monday night

A St. Louis County grand jury will announce its decision in the Darren Wilson case tonight at 8:00 p.m. in Clayton. ABC News will cut into programming on KMIZ for special report coverage.

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Missouri government pushing for prescription drug monitoring program

Missouri is the only state that doesn't have a prescription drug monitoring program.

Joe Lieberman

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Cruz floats Lieberman to replace Hagel

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is floating an unexpected option to take over for outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, a former Democrat turned Independent from Connecticut.

Rand Paul

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Japanese lawmakers slam Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul is receiving blowback from some of his Japanese-American colleagues after using World War II Japanese internment camps to describe what happens when a chief executive oversteps their power.

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DNC 2016: New York, Philadelphia or Columbus

The Democratic National Committee announced Monday that Columbus, Ohio, Philadelphia and New York are the finalists to host the 2016 presidential nominating convention.

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McCain encourages Graham to run for president

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is getting encouragement from a close colleague and friend, Sen. John McCain, to run for President.

"I think he is looking at it, and I am strongly encouraging him to take a look at it," McCain, an Arizona Republican...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

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Texas readies challenge to immigration plan

Incoming Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he expects to legally challenge President Barack Obama's new immigration action "in the next two weeks."

Abbott, currently the attorney general in Texas, said he's reaching out to other governors and top st...

Hillary Clinton

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Clinton has a 49-point lead in New Hampshire

Sixty-two percent of Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire say that if the primary were held today, Hillary Clinton, the prohibitive favorite for the Democrats' 2016 presidential nomination, would be their top choice, according to a Bloomberg Politics/Saint Anselm College poll released Monday.

Obama, Hagel resignation

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Defense secretary leaving

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his position as soon as the Senate confirms a successor.

Hagel, who has served as Defense secretary since February 2013, was forced out by President Barack...

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

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Obama on 2016: Americans want 'new car smell'

After taking responsibility for his party's sweeping defeat in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama now says that he is aware that his brand has lost some of its luster.

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Giuliani: Ferguson a 'significant exception'

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says the controversy surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, does not exemplify a larger national problem.

"93 percent of blacks...

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