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CHICAGO (AP) — Voter rights advocates are pushing Illinois election officials to withdraw from a longtime multistate voter registration database over questions of accuracy, security and voter suppression. The Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program is aimed at cleaning...
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Mourners are expected to pack a church Saturday to honor a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Family, friends and neighbors of Sgt. La David T. Johnson will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently...
ATLANTA (AP) — The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds. The nation is closely divided on whether restricting firearms would reduce such mass shootings or homicides, though a majority favors tighter laws...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Steve Bannon speaking to California Republicans (all times local): 9 p.m. Former White House adviser Steve Bannon says there has not been a more destructive presidency than George W. Bush's. Bannon delivered a scathing criticism of the former...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company's...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children. Tom Begaye...
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police chief, his deputy city prosecutor wife, and current and former officers conspired to frame the couple's relative for stealing a mailbox to discredit him in a family financial dispute, according to an indictment released Friday after a U.S...