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WASHINGTON (AP) — As a child, Mitch McConnell contracted and largely beat polio. He was student president in high school, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky law school. He's never lost a general election and has spent 30 years in the Senate scaling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rolled in a series of races Tuesday to seize control of the Senate, the biggest prize in the midterm elections. This, while seeing two vulnerable GOP governors defeat their challengers in marquee races in Wisconsin and Florida and building an even...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there. Audio...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public campaigning gave way to the privacy of the voting booth Tuesday with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake. President Barack Obama, his approval ratings low, was not on the ballot midway through his second...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health Corp. reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings Tuesday as the pharmacy chain and medication plan provider benefited from increased use of generic drugs and specialty pharmaceuticals. CVS Health runs the nation's second-largest...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding to signs of distress in the nuclear force, the Air Force fired two commanders and disciplined a third in response to internal investigations of leadership lapses and misbehavior at two of its three intercontinental ballistic missile bases. The most...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Orange County say they have made multiple arrests in the hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who were trick-or-treating on Halloween, but few other details have been released. Authorities in Santa Ana had been looking for the driver and...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision. The woman with brain cancer who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under an Oregon law allowing terminally ill people to choose...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business — marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Publishing giant Conde Nast will start moving Monday into One World Trade Center...