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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The types of transparency questions surrounding Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of personal email to conduct business while secretary of state have led in recent years to access fights in state capitals throughout the country. Governors and other elected...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyer startled a packed courtroom during opening statements at his federal death penalty trial by bluntly admitting that he committed the 2013 attack with his brother, raising some thorny questions, mainly: Why have a...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 19-year-old black man died Friday night after being shot by an officer in Madison, authorities said. The man was shot after an altercation with the officer and died at a hospital, Police Chief Mike Koval said. He did not know if the man was armed, but said...
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and about 100 members of Congress are converging on Selma, Alabama, on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement. Obama will speak in the riverside town to commemorate "...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale is hospitalized with the flu but says he's doing well. Mondale was supposed to introduce former President Jimmy Carter Friday at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum. Instead, Carter told the crowd that his former vice...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Winners in a bruising struggle with Republicans over homeland security funding and immigration, minority Democrats had unity on their side, along with a politician's understandable fear of terrorist attacks and the Constitution's separation of powers. The tea...
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and about 100 members of Congress are converging on Selma, Alabama, on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement. Obama will speak in the riverside town to commemorate "...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, is expected to face criminal charges in the coming weeks, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. But Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat,...
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the "Greatest Show on Earth." Whenever the circus came...