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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It became clear to Javier Benavidez that Donald Trump would win the presidency around 2 a.m. after polls closed on Election Day. The Albuquerque activist had helped organize two anti-Trump protests in New Mexico and strongly opposed the Republican's...
ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — A small white house that belonged to the Minnesota man who abducted and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989 came crashing down Friday. Real estate developer Tim Thone bought Danny Heinrich's former home specifically to destroy it. While Heinrich...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Frustrated after seeing another candidate secure the presidency without winning the national popular vote, mostly Democratic lawmakers in several capitols want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College. In states...
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Members of an Indian tribe on Friday were in their fourth day of occupying their tribal government headquarters, because the chief they are trying to oust won't step down. Some members of a recently elected Narragansett Tribal Council said they took over...
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning after Michelle Obama's big speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012, in which she argued passionately for a second term for her husband, designer Tracy Reese's phone was ringing. And ringing. Mrs. Obama's powerfully delivered speech had...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — At the brightly lit mall, clothing stores highlight holiday sweaters and big signs tout the sales, while Duquan Allen keeps his expectations in check. Allen, who works full-time cleaning planes at Newark Airport, says his mother doesn't expect anything big...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The nation's largest freight railroad has agreed to more thorough inspections and maintenance improvements after a fiery oil train derailment in Oregon and the discovery of more than 800 potential safety violations across its sprawling network. Details on...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole on Thursday after pleading guilty to the death of a Las Vegas mother of four who was targeted in a neighborhood cul-de-sac last year. Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. left the courtroom...
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — All eyes in the small room are fixed on West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice. He wants focus. He's asking for better effort and execution. A month before his inauguration, Justice is going strong as the head coach of the boys and girls basketball teams at...