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  • President Obama creates world's largest marine protected area

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and tho ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Donald Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Hillary Clinton, President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Clinton Foundation donors got face time with Hillary Clinton at State Department

    WASHINGTON – More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either person ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Donald Trump says 'I do regret' some caustic campaign statements

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In a highly uncharacteristic move aimed at resetting his struggling campaign, Donald Trump has said for the first time that he regre ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • GOP slams President Obama after explanation of $400M payment to Iran

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is facing a storm of Republican criticism after acknowledging that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven mon ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • President Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is unlikely to break from a New England vacation to survey flood damage in Louisiana, despite calls for him ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities hav ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • How the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

    WASHINGTON – For America's wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the elec ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Hillary Clinton camp pushes back as GOP challenges FBI, seeks probe on emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign is pushing back against congressional Republicans who have challenged the FBI's decision not to pursue crimina ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Insurer Aetna slashes ACA exchange participation to 4 states

    Aetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deple ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's selective history on trade

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton offered a selective accounting of her history on trade Thursday, leaving out her support for initiatives that have since ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • U.S. government won't reclassify marijuana as a dangerous drug, but will allow research into benefits

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, b ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Hillary Clinton sued by parents of 2 killed in Benghazi attacks

    WASHINGTON – The parents of two Americans killed in attacks in Benghazi, Libya, say in a lawsuit that Hillary Clinton is responsible for the deaths of ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Poll: Most young whites think Hillary Clinton knowingly broke the law with her emails

    WASHINGTON – Young Americans are divided over Hillary Clinton's handling of her email account while she was secretary of state, with most young whites ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Donald Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Paul Ryan and John McCain

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is openly taunting the leaders of his own party by refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Sen. John Mc ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 8:35 am
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