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  • Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energiz ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Pakistani officials say 48 police trainees killed in attack

    QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen stormed a police training center late Monday in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killi ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Clinton, Warren join forces in campaign's final stretch

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Joining forces in the presidential campaign's final stretch, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren pounded Donald Trump on Mond ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast

    WASHINGTON – In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touc ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

    DURHAM, N.C. – Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping De ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Poles stage new protests over proposed abortion restrictions

    WARSAW, Poland – Polish women put black clothes back on and returned to the streets Sunday, launching another round of protests against efforts by the ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not

    Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide a ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

    SALT LAKE CITY – Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is su ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • You can leave your hat on: Scholar says Puritans were sexy

    BOSTON – "Fifty Shades of Grey," Puritan edition?The famously strait-laced 17th-century sectarians w ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Toy companies break down barriers to be more inclusive

    NEW YORK – Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female super ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • Tesla equipping cars to drive completely on their own

    SAN FRANCISCO – Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their o ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Prosecutors launch 2nd bid for conviction in Etan Patz death

    NEW YORK – Revisiting a crime that shattered a bygone era's sense of safety, prosecutors on Wednesday launched their second bid for a conviction in on ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Indiana official clarifies voter registration fraud probe

    INDIANAPOLIS – After initially warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged that many of the thousands of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Debate stunner: Trump won't say he'll accept election result

    LAS VEGAS – Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the resul ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:07 am
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