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  • Fellow Republicans still waiting for Donald Trump's promised cash

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans up and down the ballot.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

    CHICAGO – There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinkin ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • AP Explains: Super Mario's global appeal

    NEW YORK – Take that, Pokemon. On Sunday, the Japanese prime minister turned up at the Olympics closing ceremonies to promote the 2020 Tokyo games dre ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the world

    BOSTON – Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Italy, German, French eye beefed up EU defense after attacks

    ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER GARIBALDI – The leaders of Italy, France and Germany vowed Monday to boost joint European security efforts in the wake of ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Republicans to query firms that ran Clinton's private server

    WASHINGTON – Republicans stepped up their attacks on Monday on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and pointed t ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Trump vows 'fair, but firm' approach to illegal immigration

    AKRON, Ohio – Republican Donald Trump on Monday promised to be “fair, but firm” toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegall ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Speedo USA, Ralph Lauren drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

    Ryan Lochte lost two major sponsors when Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren announced Monday they were dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • As Hillary Clinton asks for money, what she says remains a mystery

    PROVINCETOWN, Mass. – It was a very busy, very lucrative weekend for Hillary Clinton in the summer playground of the East Coast's moneyed elite.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Texas court halts execution of man who didn't pull trigger

    AUSTIN, Texas – A court on Friday halted the execution of a Texas man who was scheduled to die for a fatal 1996 robbery in which he wasn't the person ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • AP explains: Why Kashmir has been torn by decadeslong strife

    SRINAGAR, India – When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel gr ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Mexican drug lord's kidnapped son potential bargaining chip

    MEXICO CITY – For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Gu ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Touring flooding, Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump’s campaign turnaround plan Friday fea ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Mental scars showing on youngest victims of Louisiana floods

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – Michelle Parrott’s children hear thunder when there is no storm. When rain does fall, they ask their mother if the floodwaters a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Donald Trump surveys damage in flood-stricken Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence traveled to a flood-ravaged section of southern Louisiana on Friday to survey the damage t ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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