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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now turn to Philadelphia. As the nation's fifth largest city, it provides a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. A registered Republican, he would be seeking an open seat vacated by Republican David Vitter. "I'm proud to announce my candidacy for...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A written tribute from the wife of Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald was handed out Friday before his funeral, saying his memory "will continue to bridge the gap and foster peace in the country he lived, loved and died for." Dechia Gerald, now a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury spaceflight have been sold at auction. Nate D. Sanders Auctions said the instructions used by Glenn as he became the first American to orbit Earth sold Thursday in Los...
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods around two of the nation's largest casinos, a sort of suburban Chinatown has been growing for over a decade. Drawn...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid Kansas hasn't executed anyone in more than 50 years, and Friday's decision in Scott Cheever's case is only the second time...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. Nicole Lutkemuller, a Bernie Sanders...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Bloomingdale, a department store heir's widow who hobnobbed with the world's elite, epitomized high fashion and was best friends with former first lady Nancy Reagan, has died. She was 93. The socialite and philanthropist died Tuesday at her home in the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local): 7:53 a.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "probably not" Hillary Clinton's choice of running mate. The Massachusetts Democrat says "I think if it were me...