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  • Fact Check: Donald Trump gets his Mideast history wrong

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump on Monday painted the Middle East as an oasis of stability before Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, arguing th ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • NASA: July 2016 was Earth's hottest in recorded history

    WASHINGTON – NASA calculates that Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history.Even a ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • VP Joe Biden: Donald Trump is 'thoroughly unqualified' for presidency

    SCRANTON, Pa. – Vice President Joe Biden assailed Donald Trump's ability to lead America at home and abroad on Monday, branding him as indifferent to ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Milwaukee leaders blame outsiders for violence

    MILWAUKEE – City leaders blamed outside agitators Monday after a second straight night of violence wracked Milwaukee's mostly black north side in prot ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Police: Man shot in Milwaukee had a gun in his hand

    MILWAUKEE – The black man whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Test of time – 2 almanacs celebrate milestone anniversaries

    LEWISTON, Maine – Hundreds of almanacs served a nation of farmers more than two centuries ago. These days, only a handful of them remain.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Milwaukee officials call for calm after unrest over police-involved shooting

    MILWAUKEE – Simmering anger over the fatal shooting of a man by police erupted in violence on Milwaukee's north side, with protesters skirmishing with ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Great Lakes no help for a struggling Donald Trump on road to 270 electoral votes

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The numbers are stark for Donald Trump. Down in Colorado, Virginia and North Carolina.
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Brendan Dassey, nephew in 'Making a Murderer' has conviction thrown out

    MADISON, Wis. – A judge overturned the conviction of a Wisconsin man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • AP reporter: Video proves Hillary Clinton is suffering seizures? Not so, I was there

    WASHINGTON – I've never been part of a conspiracy theory. Now, video of my surprised facial expression has become Exhibit A in the latest unfounded sp ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Frustration abundant, GOP could be near breaking point with Donald Trump

    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Republican Party could be nearing a breaking point with Donald Trump.As he skips ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • Medicaid estimate renews cost concerns over 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – A government report finds that the cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected, rais ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Kansas water park operates under limited state regulation

    TOPEKA, Kan. – The huge Kansas City, Kansas, waterslide on which a 10-year-old boy died was built in a state known for its light regulation of amuseme ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

    ERIE, Pa. – It’s the media’s fault. That’s out of context. Never said it in the first place.Donald T ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Hillary Clinton releases her 2015 tax returns, pressuring Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – Hillary and Bill Clinton earned $10.6 million last year, according to a tax filing released by her campaign Friday that sought to pressur ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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