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  • Forum puts focus on how Clinton is judged compared to Trump

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – For months, Hillary Clinton’s supporters have griped that she’s held to a higher, harder standard than Donald Trump. After Wednes ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Matt Lauer's rough night increases pressure on debate moderators

    NEW YORK – Traffic cop or truth detector? The rough reception given Matt Lauer for his back-to-back interviews with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump l ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Multiple missteps mark Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton forum

    WASHINGTON – Republican Donald Trump repeated a bevy of previous misstatements in a forum on national security issues, while his Democratic presidenti ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • With a new plane, Hillary Clinton courts media on the campaign trail

    NEW YORK – When Hillary Clinton arrived at her brand-new campaign plane, she greeted crew members, climbed aboard and then made a surprise move: a bee ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • House moving toward showdown over impeaching IRS chief

    WASHINGTON – The House is moving toward a showdown vote this month over whether to impeach IRS chief John Koskinen. But with no chance the Senate woul ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Trump: U.S. generals 'reduced to rubble,' he'd replace some

    NEW YORK – Leveling unusually harsh criticism against the military, Republican Donald Trump said Wednesday night that America’s generals have been “re ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Report details missed opportunities to stop OPM cyber breach

    WASHINGTON – It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government's computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker's online movements for months, ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Study finds inequality unchanged in Hollywood

    Despite widespread attention over diversity in the movie business, a new study finds that little is changing in Hollywood for women, minorities, LGBT ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Clinton: He's a national security danger. Trump: No, she is

    GREENVILLE, N.C. – Donald Trump said Tuesday night that Hillary Clinton's handling of private emails disqualifies her to serve as president. His own t ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Pledging U.S. help, Obama says Laos living in 'shadow of war'

    VIENTIANE, Laos – Acknowledging the dark aftershocks of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to survivors maimed by some 80 ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Coast Guard's last lightkeeper looks to 300-year milestone

    LITTLE BREWSTER ISLAND, Mass. – A singular lighthouse and its unique keeper are celebrating a milestone.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Stealthy destroyer ready to set sail to join U.S. Navy

    BATH, Maine – The largest and most expensive destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy once headed to sea in a snowstorm during builder trials. Now, it's ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Asian club replete with strongmen welcomes 'Duterte Harry'

    VIENTIANE, Laos – As bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs, the Philippine president is making waves at his first summit of the Assoc ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Probe deleted Hillary Clinton emails cited in FBI report

    WASHINGTON – The Republican chairman of the House committee investigating Hillary Clinton's email practices asked a federal prosecutor Tuesday to dete ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Black Lives Matter partners with International Development Exchange charity

    LOS ANGELES – Black Lives Matter, which two years ago grew out of street protests and a social-media hashtag, has quietly established a legal partners ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:05 am
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