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  • Key Senate Republicans show support for Trump

    WASHINGTON – Key Senate Republicans voiced optimism Tuesday about Donald Trump’s presidential prospects in November, signaling clearly to the GOP rank ...
    May 10, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • London mayor slams Trump's 'ignorant' view of Islam

    LONDON – London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s “ignorant” view of Islam, after the Republican presidential contender suggested Kha ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Sanders' West Virginia win makes up little ground on Clinton

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders added another state to his tally against Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tu ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Alabama drag queen is suspended chief justice's nightmare

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Wearing big hair, loads of makeup and high heels, small-town drag queen Ambrosia Starling is the new worst nightmare of suspended A ...
    May 10, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Eager to heal old wounds, Obama to visit Hiroshima

    WASHINGTON – Eager to heal old wounds and galvanize new generations, President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American presiden ...
    May 10, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

    WASHINGTON – Bullying is a "serious public health problem," and should no longer be dismissed as merely a matter of kids being kids, a leading panel o ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • GOP presses Facebook over excluding links to conservative stories

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conserva ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • Scientific basis for laws on marijuana, driving questioned

    WASHINGTON – Motorists are being convicted of driving under the influence of marijuana based on arbitrary state standards that have no connection to w ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • U.S. officials in Belgium to promote intelligence-sharing

    BRUSSELS – A U.S. government delegation is in Belgium to promote greater intelligence-sharing by Belgian and European authorities in the wake of the M ...
    May 10, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • White House on damage control after aide's magazine profile

    WASHINGTON – The White House worked Monday to contain the damage caused by one of President Barack Obama’s closest aides, who, in a seemingly candid, ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Theater shooting victims can’t cite security memo

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Victims of a deadly shooting at a Colorado movie theater can’t show jurors a federal security memo, dated months before the attack ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Alberta PM: Fort McMurray saved from worst of wildfire

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – At least two neighborhoods in this oil sands city were scenes of utter devastation, with incinerated homes leveled to the gro ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • U.S. sues North Carolina over its transgender bathroom law

    RALEIGH, N.C. – A potentially epic clash over transgender rights took shape Monday when the U.S. Justice Department sued North Carolina over the state ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Anxiety over Trump cuts into House Republicans’ support

    WASHINGTON – Anxiety over Donald Trump spread among congressional Republicans Monday, pushing several to follow House Speaker Paul Ryan’s lead and wit ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Delrish Moss takes over as Ferguson, Missouri's first permanent black police chief

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson's new police chief was ready to wrap up a long career with retirement and life as a "beach bum." Instead, he felt called to h ...
    May 9, 2016 - 3:33 pm
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