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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Navajo Nation member Davis Filfred prefers casting a ballot the old fashioned way at a polling place. But he's worried he may have to make a three-hour round-trip drive this November to make that happen. San Juan County in southeastern Utah switched to an...
NEW YORK (AP) — It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they spent every day frantically trying to persuade customers to open more accounts — not for any bonuses,...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that says magistrates with religious objections can refuse to marry same-sex couples. The judge ruled the three couples who brought the case — two gay and one interracial — lacked legal...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police department will add nearly 1,000 new positions over the next two years, a move that comes as the city deals with a dramatic increase in shootings and homicides and battles financial woes that threaten basic services. Superintendent Eddie Johnson...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners and their families has moved forward in the Senate. The Senate Finance Committee approved the measure Wednesday, 18-8. Six Republicans, including Finance...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The deputy manager of Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for conspiring to cover up campaign payments to a former Iowa state senator, after a judge determined he played a larger role than two other...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police officers gave a black man multiple clear warnings to drop a handgun before one of the officers opened fire and killed him, Charlotte's police chief said Wednesday, hours after protesters and police clashed in unrest that saw semi-trucks looted and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens, signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry and questions from skeptical lawmakers. "Price and access exist in a balance, and we believe we...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Flooding in coastal Virginia and North Carolina has blocked roads and closed schools for more than 100,000 students. A stalled weather system and the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia have brought days of rain and localized flooding to the region through...