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  • 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
  • Study: Bernie Sanders' economic plan piles $18 trillion on federal debt

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but they ...
    May 9, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Obama allies use Donald Trump to press GOP on Supreme Court nominee

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Proponents of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee believe they have a new winning argument to get the Republican-led Sen ...
    May 9, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • N.C. LGBT law reversal unlikely as deadline nears

    RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina government and university officials were given until Monday to tell federal attorneys whether they would stop enforcing ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Canadian officials hope to put ‘death grip’ on fire

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – Officials said Sunday they reached a turning point in fighting an enormous wildfire, hoping to get a "death grip'" on the bla ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • For some Republicans, Trump-Clinton matchup is 'nightmare'

    OREM, Utah – As the setting sun’s light flooded a meeting of Utah County Republicans, Melanie Sorensen described her concerns about her party’s presum ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Afghan official: 52 dead after buses collide with tanker

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Two buses and a fuel tanker collided Sunday on a major highway in Afghanistan, killing 52 people, officials said.
    May 8, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Afghanistan faces tough battle as Haqqanis unify the Taliban

    ISLAMABAD – A shadowy, Pakistan-based militant faction is on the rise within the Taliban after its leader was appointed deputy and played a key role i ...
    May 7, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of f ...
    May 7, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • More big-name Republicans abandon Trump; he just shrugs

    WASHINGTON – Big-name GOP leaders piled on Friday against Donald Trump in an extraordinary show of Republican-vs.-Republican discontent over his winni ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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