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WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch site now appears complete amid expectations in rival South Korea that a launch could take place in October, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday. South Korean officials are predicting the North will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won't change — so long as he's "treated fairly." If not, the billionaire real-estate mogul and reality TV star could mount a third-party run for the White House. It's a prospect that's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking steps to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have scheduled a visit to the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup, Maryland, on Friday to announce...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. He and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup, Maryland, on Friday to announce the plans. In a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments on Obama administration officials' testimony Tuesday before Congress on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local EDT): 10:10 a.m. The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is blasting three of President Barack Obama's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says all five of the party's main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month. Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley,...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential ambitions and a court ruling tossing out several congressional district maps will cause upheaval among Florida's representation in Washington, including political complications for a congresswoman considered one...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot. The agency scheduled a meeting...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Joey Votto hit a three-run home run in support of Mike Leake, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for making...
CHICAGO (AP) — A top Republican fundraiser suggested that Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk should abandon his quest for re-...
MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia...
MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia...
CHICAGO (AP) — A top Republican fundraiser suggests Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk should abandon his quest for re-...