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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. But students at the central Illinois campus don't just bury their heads in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped of their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran. Since Republicans hold a commanding 246...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January. Paxton...
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a county courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been arrested and is in jail, Madison County Sheriff Randy...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been booked at a Dallas-area jail on felony charges alleging that he misled investors...
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, the sheriff said. A suspect has been arrested and is in custody in jail, Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker said. Tucker declined to...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The governor told southern New Mexico residents to keep attending houses of worship after small explosions outside two churches put parishioners on edge. Gov. Susana Martinez promised that the "coward" will be caught, telling reporters late Sunday that if...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming public schools, who under a new state law must quickly begin to turn things around or lose control to an outsider — a tactic that has produced mixed results elsewhere. Gov...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Albanian athlete who disappeared from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles turned up safe early Monday 350 miles away in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Hayward. Andi Gusmari, 44, came to the Hayward Police Department on his own around 2 a.m. Monday and...