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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television star Donald Trump said Tuesday he will seek the Republican nomination for president. He's the 12th high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race, with more to come in the weeks ahead...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee - and detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances - failed for years to take basic steps to secure its computer networks,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government data warehouse stores personal information forever on millions of people who seek coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, including those who open an account on HealthCare.gov but don't sign up for coverage. At a time when major...
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) -- The intense manhunt for two escaped murderers in far upstate New York has hit its 10th day as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from prison heads back to court. Prosecutors say Joyce Mitchell, a prison tailoring shop instructor who had...
1:15 p.m. (EDT) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says searchers continue to follow up on every lead in the hunt for two escaped murderers, but it's unclear if they're still in the vicinity of the northern New York prison. Cuomo says officials don't know if the men are still in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A landmark trade bill that tops President Barack Obama's second-term agenda faces a showdown vote in the House as Democrats mount a last-ditch effort to kill it. The outcome was uncertain and the drama intense heading into Friday's votes. In frantic 11th-hour...
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — The law will come down hard on any prison system employee who crosses the line, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said as suspicions swirled around a female prison employee believed to have had a role in the escape last weekend of two killers from a maximum-...
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer was not targeting minorities when he wrestled a black teenage girl to the ground and brandished his gun outside a pool party, his lawyer said, but rather was fraught with emotion after responding earlier to two suicide calls. As...
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities searching for two escaped killers who have been on the loose for the better part of a week acknowledged being in the dark about their whereabouts or doings, even as the hunt for the men expanded past state borders into Vermont. At a news...