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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million worth of gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sources say indicted New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is voluntarily stepping aside from his post as top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A Democratic official says Menendez planned to announce his decision Wednesday evening. The other...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York. The two are longtime colleagues and former housemates in a group home on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure allowing people to write off donations they made this year to the families of two slain New York police officers. Wenjian Liu (WEHN'-jihn loo) and Rafael Ramos (rah-fah-YEL' RAH'-mos) were shot in their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's willingness to extend Iranian nuclear talks at least twice this week has laid bare the dilemma he faces as he pursues a high-stakes accord. Walking away from negotiations would strip Obama of a legacy-shaping deal, deeply complicate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez has been charged with using his office to improperly benefit a Florida eye doctor and political donor. A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted the New Jersey Democrat on charges including conspiracy to commit bribery and wire fraud...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 36,000 people have taken advantage of a second chance to sign up for coverage under the president's health care law, the Obama administration said Wednesday. That's not a lot, considering that an estimated 4 million people are potentially eligible. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says the governor of Arkansas should veto a bill involving religious objections in her former state. She says it would allow "unfair discrimination" against gays and lesbians. Clinton offered her views on Twitter shortly before Arkansas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters have disrupted Supreme Court proceedings for the second time this year with shouted criticism of the court's previous rulings on campaign finance. Supreme Court police removed five people from the courtroom after they rose, one after the other, at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sources say indicted New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is voluntarily stepping aside from his...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Being Kentucky's smallest player on the floor hasn't prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Being Kentucky's smallest player on the floor hasn't prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler...
NEW YORK (AP) — Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette has lot more to say off screen than her Oscar acceptance...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between...