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WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control, immigration and money to combat the Zika virus top the congressional agenda as lawmakers sprint toward the political conventions this month and a seven-week summer recess. Amid all that, Republicans plan to squeeze in a meeting with Donald Trump on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A medical implant that slowly dissolves into the body could be the answer to long-standing safety concerns with devices used to treat clogged arteries. But not so fast, say experts. Abbott Laboratories' newly-approved Absorb stent comes with one important...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal threat to her presidential campaign. But Comey called her actions "...
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A former National Guard soldier has been charged with plotting to help the Islamic State and contemplating a Fort Hood-style attack against the U.S. military. Twenty-six-year-old Mohamed Jalloh of Sterling, Virginia, is expected to make an initial appearance...
CHICAGO (AP) — Abner Mikva, an influential liberal from Illinois who served in Congress, the federal judiciary and as a White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 90. Mikva died Monday of cancer in hospice care at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago,...
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who authorities say accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old son at a shooting range is blaming himself — not the gun — for the death. Clayton Brumby, 64, told the Tampa Bay Times ( http://bit.ly/29cvgnU ) a smoking hot shell casing went...
When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn't want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop $20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard...
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to cut...
NEW YORK (AP) — With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. "Call police," he wrote. "I'm gonna die." Moments later, he texted again: "Call them mommy. Now. He's...