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  • Fear Factor: Why Americans scared of their presidential options

    WASHINGTON – The vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates — Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump — winnin ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Classic Nintendo Entertainment System returning to stores Nov. 11

    REDMOND, Wash. – If you have fond memories of battling King Koopa or tossing barrels as Donkey Kong, you can relive them this fall.
    July 14, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg regrets "ill-advised" criticism of Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she regrets her "ill-advised" public criticism of Donald Trump.
    July 14, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • How Philando Castile told officer about gun is critical in final moments

    MINNEAPOLIS – The final moments before Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in suburban St. Paul revolved around a gu ...
    July 14, 2016 - 9:11 am
  • Who is speaking at the 2016 Republican National Convention?

    CLEVELAND – A war hero, a casino mogul and an openly gay high-tech investor are among the scheduled speakers at next week's Republican National Conven ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • U.S. weekly claims for jobless benefits hold steady at 254,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, remaining at the lowest point since mid-April.
    July 14, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Digest this: heavy people may die up to 3 years early

    LONDON – Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately o ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Donald Trump and family meet with vice president finalists

    INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday entered the final phase of his high-profile search for a running mate, arranging last-minute meeti ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister as David Cameron exits

    LONDON – Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St. on Wednesday as Britain’s new prime minister, after a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinge ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Obama: Still far from solving police, community issues

    WASHINGTON – America is “not even close” to where it needs to be in terms of resolving issues between police and the communities they serve, President ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Embracing Lincoln, Clinton urges nation to fix divisions

    SPRINGFIELD – Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln has been transformed into “the party of Trump,” declaring he ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • New peak for U.S. health care spending: $10,345 per person

    WASHINGTON – The nation's health care tab this year is expected to surpass $10,000 per person for the first time, the government said Wednesday. The n ...
    July 13, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power

    NEW YORK – At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint Eastwood onstage arguing to an empty chair quickly went viral. This time, Ea ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • Law enforcement, activists to meet with President Obama at White House

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will keep the focus Wednesday on building trust between police officers and the communities they serve, as the Whi ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Donald Trump demands Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign for criticizing him as unfit

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump called Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign for saying publicly that she feels he is unfit to b ...
    July 13, 2016 - 10:36 am
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