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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Heidi Heitkamp squeezed dozens of hands and posed for pictures with college students at North Dakota State University recently, bubbling with characteristic exuberance that belied the Democratic senator's uncertain future. "I want everybody to just do...
GLORIETA PASS, N.M. (AP) — A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing. Across the U.S, many sites...
LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live. In the days after Hurricane Michael smashed through her neighborhood, leaving many of her...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — As Republicans in Wisconsin try to keep House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional seat, they're turning to a candidate who's a bit like a younger version of Ryan. Bryan Steil (sty'-el) faces Democrat Randy Bryce for the southern Wisconsin seat the retiring...
BOSTON (AP) — A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court. The group Students for Fair Admissions has accused the Ivy League school of bias against Asian-American applicants, saying it holds...
PHOENIX (AP) — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane manufacturing company how the GOP tax cut has helped their business when one woman said: "I want to ask you a question about health care." Marylea...
HOUSTON (AP) — Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters from Guatemala came forward to allege that an agent conducted an improper strip search. The agent in question denied the allegations, including the sisters' claims that...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison find themselves same side of a legal fight against the state, which they say did not do enough to prevent their exposure to radon. A federal judge last month ruled against the state's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says there are glaring gaps in safety data about limousines because federal officials haven't done enough to investigate limo wrecks. The Senate's top Democrat says Saturday that the National Transportation Safety Board hasn't thoroughly...