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  • Die-hard Bernie Sanders' backers divided on backing Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA – With boos and chants of "Feel the Bern," die-hard backers of Bernie Sanders signaled on Monday that they just aren't ready to coalesce ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

    WASHINGTON – The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Shame! Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed during remarks on Day 1 of DNC

    PHILADELPHIA – Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to m ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • 'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops thi ...
    July 25, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Donald Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousand ...
    July 25, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • 2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

    MUNICH – The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down

    PHILADELPHIA – The heat wave gripping parts of the country, including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democ ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Wasserman Schultz goes from favored to on the outs

    WASHINGTON – Five years ago, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was put in charge of the Democratic National Committee to usher in a new era for the party. Now, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • President Obama: Donald Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies ...
    July 24, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Political scandals linger as Philadelphia readies for Democratic convention

    PHILADELPHIA – The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned.
    July 24, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Bernie Sanders

    WASHINGTON – A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's conv ...
    July 24, 2016 - 8:29 am
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also ar ...
    July 23, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • President Obama rejects Donald Trump's depiction of U.S. in crisis

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illeg ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Ex-KKK leader David Duke says he plans to run for U.S. Senate

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
    July 22, 2016 - 10:50 am
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