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  • AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

    WASHINGTON – Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the sta ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

    HENNIKER, N.H. – Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan – Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow e ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • States taking action to keep guns out of abusers’ hands

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rar ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting

    BEIRUT – Thousands of Syrians rushed toward the Turkish border Friday, fleeing a fierce government offensive and intense Russian airstrikes near Syria ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

    DETROIT – President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • AP photographer reflects on 'bucket baby' in Brazil

    RECIFE, Brazil – The first time I met Solange Ferreira was in December. She was at a hospital, waiting to hear from a doctor whether her baby boy had ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

    CHICAGO – Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident, ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Speeches that earned Hillary Clinton millions remain a mystery

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Ted Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Republicans circle Marco Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire

    LONDONBERRY, N.H. – On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from a herd of moderate-leaning Republicans w ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Hopeful sign for U.S. economy: Job hunting ticks up

    WASHINGTON – For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

    NEW YORK – Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3

    NEW YORK – A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street wo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:29 pm
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