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HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering fatigue and coughing, a spokesman said. The 92-year-old former...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 3:16 p.m. President Barack Obama says daughters do not intend to pursue a future in politics — thanks to the influence of his wife, Michelle. But he says the girls "could not help but be patriotic" given the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 2:48 p.m. President Barack Obama says that after he leaves office on Friday he wants to take time to process the "amazing experience" his family has gone through. Addressing reporters at his final news...
NEW YORK (AP) — For most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For transgender people, she has another dimension — serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance. With Tuesday's...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory...
DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. But the ballot...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As North Carolina's political split widens, state business is increasingly being refereed with a judge's gavel. A law approved by Republicans last month restricting new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's power over elections is on hold, by court order. Cooper's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared. Measuring global temperatures in slightly different ways,...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort. The Army published a notice...