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Filling a void created by congressional inaction, voters in a scattering of states tightened gun control laws and approved increases in the minimum wage. The campaign to legalize marijuana achieved a major breakthrough, with victories in at least six states. In all, more than...
From Virginia coal country, as election results trickled in, Jimmy McDonald texted his boss to warn he might need a day off Wednesday. Celebrations, it seemed, were in order. "Historic day," his boss wrote back. "There's still some good in America," McDonald responded. Just...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump awakened a movement of angry working-class voters fed up with political insiders and desperate for change. On Tuesday, that movement propelled him to the White House. Trump's stunning, come-from-behind victory over Hillary Clinton — a far more...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump awakened a movement of angry working-class voters fed up with political insiders and desperate for change. On Tuesday, that movement propelled him to the White House. Trump's stunning, come-from-behind victory over Hillary Clinton served as a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — He felt it in the breeze. Nearing the end of his long, improbable journey to victory in the presidential race, Donald Trump, the candidate of so much tumult and bluster, waxed nostalgic about how he got there. "I had great parents, great parents," Trump told...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans emphatically declared their anger at government Tuesday as they elected a political outsider who failed to generate much excitement but offered the prospect of change. Exit polls recorded the simmering discontent of the American electorate. Four in 10...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans emphatically declared their anger at government and their desire for change Tuesday as they decided between two presidential candidates who failed to generate much excitement. Exit polls recorded the simmering discontent of the American electorate...
AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — A gunman with an assault rifle killed a man and critically wounded two women Tuesday in a California neighborhood near two polling sites that were shut down before the attacker was found dead inside a nearby home, authorities said. One polling place was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Floridians voted decisively to legalize marijuana for medical purposes as voters across the nation decided ballot measures addressing an array of volatile issues. Eight other states were considering expanding legal access to pot. Others were voting on gun control...