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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump's presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful consideration, many new Iowa voters turned to his rivals instead. The political newcomer logged a second-place finish in Iowa's kick-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist accused of attempting to launch a cyber-attack on federal government computers has pleaded guilty to a computer crime. Charles Harvey Eccleston pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington on Tuesday. Eccleston...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 official at the Department of Veterans Affairs says he still intends to punish two senior officials accused of manipulating the agency's hiring system for their own gain. Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson demoted Kimberly Graves and Diana Rubens last...
DENVER (AP) — One of the nation's fastest-growing motorcycle clubs is composed largely of military, police officers and prison guards. It also embraces the regalia and traditions of outlaw biker gangs — a choice that has provoked deadly clashes with other groups. The Iron Order...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton has narrowly won the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, outpacing a surprisingly strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to claim the first victory in the 2016 race for president. The former secretary of state, senator from New York and first lady...
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of an unarmed black teenager killed by a white police officer four years ago Tuesday have written a letter to the mayor and his wife saying the city has waited too long to fire the officer. Ramarley Graham was 18 when he was shot once in the bathroom...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a spring day at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona, the phone rang and a receptionist answered. A computerized female voice was on the line with a disturbing message: "I can see children. I'm going to kill children!" The school immediately went...
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's most difficult political fights has ensnared his brother. The Republican presidential candidate's state environmental protection department is moving to seize a strip of beach behind a summer home owned by...
DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by...