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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, saying who the GOP has in leadership "says a lot about who they are." White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Tom Evans, a climber and photographer, has been...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers of all ages and races have gathered outside a New York City funeral home to pay their respects to the Mario Cuomo. The line outside the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Avenue stretched more than a block. Vice President Joe Biden was among...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says whether Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') keeps his House Republican leadership position "says a lot about who they are." Scalise has been under fire over revelations that he gave a speech to a white supremacist group 12 years ago...
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon. Flu was widespread in 43 states and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the Centers...
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Soft laughter rippled through the audience in an Iowa church meeting room when a woman punctuated her question to the keynote speaker, Bernie Sanders, with, "when you're president." The reaction was a gentle acknowledgment that the Vermont senator, whose...
CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Rauner became a Republican rock star when he unseated a Democratic governor in left-leaning Illinois, pledging to run Barack Obama's home state in the mold of GOP darlings Scott Walker and Mitch Daniels. But as he takes office this month, many are wondering...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who brandished what appeared to be a handgun but was actually an air gun after they told him to leave a restricted parking lot outside a San Francisco police station. Police hit the 32-year-old man three times Sunday evening...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown is asking a federal court to remove a lifetime order that prevents jurors from discussing the case. The American Civil Liberties Union filed...