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Stories with person: Claire McCaskill
  • Businessman Brunner enters GOP race for Missouri governor story has photos
    Updated: Oct-05-15 12:24 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Retired businessman John Brunner formally entered the crowded Republican field seeking to be Missouri's next governor, touting himself as a political outsider with the leadership experience to bring needed change to state government.

  • St. Louis VA mental health records questioned by watchdog 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 2:36 pm

    ST. LOUIS - A federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower's claims that Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites' productivity.

  • US general: Only handful of Syrian fighters remain in battle story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 4:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - No more than five U.S.-trained Syrian rebels are fighting the Islamic State, astoundingly short of the envisioned 5,000, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told angry lawmakers on Wednesday. They branded the training program "a total failure."