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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a historic first, California voters Tuesday sent two Democrats, both minority women, to a November runoff for the state's open U.S. Senate seat. The matchup between state Attorney General Kamala Harris and 10-term Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez marks the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Shelter managers in Hawaii are scrambling to figure out how to keep a roof over the heads of hundreds of homeless people. Similar cuts are being made around the country as the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development shifts its money to programs that...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Margarita Solis regularly drives to Flint distribution centers to load up on bottled water, as thousands of residents have done in the city coping with a lead-contaminated water crisis. One stop is a little farther afield but feels like home: She goes to Our...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Maria Korcsmaros was swimming just off the Southern California coast to get ready for her summer triathlon when something big gripped her side and then let go. She knew immediately she had been bit. The normally choppy water around her grew still and...
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified an Ohio man who drowned while diving for golf balls in a pond at a country club. Authorities say 63-year-old Charles Hill was diving in full scuba gear on Tuesday at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course near the village of Waverly, in...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can the cap and gown worn by high school graduates coexist peacefully with military uniforms worn by classmates destined for the armed services? Until recently, the answer in New Hampshire was no. A law went into effect last month allowing graduates the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mark Barden and David Wheeler share intimate details of their families' struggles following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in "Newtown," a documentary that gets its first public showing in Connecticut this weekend. The men, whose children were...
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is celebrating her 91st birthday with her family in Maine. She and former President George H.W. Bush are being joined by family members including their son, former President George W. Bush, to help her celebrate on...
Voters in six states cast ballots in presidential primary contests Tuesday, but many were looking ahead to the general election. Democratic and Republican voters told The Associated Press they have long been weighing and comparing candidates with an eye toward who could come out...