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NEW YORK (AP) — Add one more to the list of things dividing left and right in this country: We can't even agree what it means to be an American. A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds Republicans are far more likely to cite a culture...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican leaders in Maine and Utah are asking President Donald Trump to step into uncharted territory and rescind national monument designations made by his predecessor. The Antiquities Act of 1906 doesn't give the president power to undo a designation,...
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS in 2016 year dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican leaders in Maine and Utah are asking President Donald Trump to step into uncharted territory and rescind national monument designations made by his predecessor. But it appears that Trump has limited options. The Antiquities Act of 1906 doesn't...
KENT, Wash. (AP) — Police in a Seattle suburb were looking for a gunman who shot a Sikh man in the arm and told him to "go back to your own country," the Seattle Times reported. The victim — a 39-year-old man who observes the Sikh faith — told police that he was working in his...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is criticizing The Associated Press for listing his wife's email address in a story about his frequent resistance to public records requests while Indiana's governor. In a tweet Saturday, Pence said that by publishing the personal...
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders stood with thousands at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Co.'s plant in Canton, Mississippi, congratulating workers for their courage "in standing up for justice." "It's our job to tell corporate America that they cannot have it all," Sanders told...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to cancer required Muslims to answer several written questions — including, "Do you beat your wife?" — before agreeing to meet with them. Republican state Rep. John Bennett's office distributed the questionnaire on...