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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama got a head start on turning a year older. Obama turns 54 on Tuesday. In what's become a birthday tradition, the president started celebrating on Saturday by taking a trio of friends from his Hawaii childhood for a golf outing at Andrews...
MIAMI (AP) — In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming presidential debate to Donald Trump, from Latin American foreign policy...
MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he's not worried about running against Donald Trump for the nomination or the fact that the billionaire businessman is in first place in several national polls. Bush says he's ready to debate his GOP rivals for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is getting a head start on turning a year older. Obama turns 54 on Tuesday. In what has become an annual birthday tradition, the president started celebrating on Saturday by taking a trio of friends from his Hawaii childhood for a golf...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light. Bush, a leading Republican contender, knows...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd. Enter the town hall. Driven to "...
NEW YORK (AP) — For its last of eight shows at Madison Square Garden, U2 welcomed some very famous guests. On Friday night, lead singer Bono gave a shout out to former President Bill Clinton for helping to negotiate peace in the 1990s in the band's native Ireland. Bono later...
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States." Clinton is the first candidate for president in 2016 to release...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations of poor...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call...
LONDON (AP) — A British jury has found a former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of being the ringmaster in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago public health officials say there's been a record increase in the percentage of teens who...
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