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  • Hurricane Matthew hits the Bahamas as Haiti tries to dig out

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Rescue workers in Haiti struggled to reach isolated towns on Haiti’s southern peninsula and learn the full extent of the death ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Clown hoaxes force police to check pranks for real threats

    STORRS, Conn. – Carrying golf clubs, shovels and hockey sticks, several hundred University of Connecticut students gathered just before midnight in a ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Claims in the Vice Presidential debate

    WASHINGTON – Not all the claims in the vice presidential debate stand up to scrutiny. A look at some of them and how they compare with the facts:
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Colorado wildfire forces evacuation of rural town, valley

    BEULAH, Colo. – A wildfire that has forced hundreds from their homes in southern Colorado destroyed seven homes, but authorities were hopeful Tuesday ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Kaine attacks, Pence fights back in VP debate

    FARMVILLE, Va. – Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine aggressively challenged Indiana Gov. Mike Pence over a long list of Donald Trump's controversial positions an ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Bill Clinton: Obamacare 'craziest thing in the world'

    ATHENS, Ohio – A day after framing President Barack Obama's signature health care law as "craziest thing in the world," former President Bill Clinton ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Clinton blasts Trump on taxes, business skills

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump’s tax maneuvering, business skills and trustworthiness Monday as she sought to capitalize on new ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Among young voters, Obama’s popularity may not transfer

    DURHAM, North Carolina – Paulos Muruts is set to cast his first presidential ballot for Hillary Clinton – if he makes it to the ballot box.
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Attorney general to Trump Foundation: Stop fundraising in New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York attorney general's office has ordered the Trump Foundation to immediately stop fundraising in the state, saying it isn't r ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • AP: "Apprentice" cast and crew say lewd Donald Trump demeaned women

    NEW YORK – In his years as a reality TV boss on "The Apprentice," Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insid ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Little is known about Donald Trump's taxes and finances

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump reported losses of more than $900 million on his 1995 income tax returns filed in three states, as revealed in documents obt ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Britain will launch Brexit by April, prime minister says

    LONDON – Britain will begin the formal process of leaving the European Union by the end of March, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday, seeking to e ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • After Zika, critical to monitor babies’ health – but how long?

    WASHINGTON – More federal money finally is available to fight Zika even as the news worsens. Babies who at first seem to have escaped the virus' devas ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Trump tax revelation adds to week of political challenges

    NEW YORK – Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies embraced a report Sunday that said the New York businessman might not have paid federa ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Roy Moore, Alabama Chief Justice, off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's defiance of federal court rulings on gay marriage violated judicial ethics, a disciplinary court ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:25 am
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