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WASHINGTON (AP) — The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests. The main images of a fatal gun battle between armed bikers and police in Waco...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An official familiar with a House committee's investigation of the Benghazi, Libya attack says the panel has subpoenaed a longtime Hillary Rodham Clinton confidant. This official tells The Associated Press the subpoena was issued to Sidney Blumenthal. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi delivered the signature achievement of President Barack Obama's first term: his health care bill. Now Obama's top second-term goal, a major trade deal, hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill and Pelosi is again on the spot. But this...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The House Agriculture Committee will consider a bill to repeal a "country of origin" labeling law for meat on Wednesday —...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's volatile Republican primary for governor ended in a virtual tie Tuesday night as only a handful of votes separated Matt Bevin and James Comer. Republicans Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott conceded early, and it appeared Bevin was headed to an...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican primary for governor is too close to call. Candidates Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott waged a furious campaign in an unusually crowded field for a Republican primary in a state that has long been dominated by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and Senate Republicans worked in unusual harmony Tuesday to advance major trade legislation opposed by many rank-and-file Democrats, an expanding struggle already leaving a mark on the 2016 campaigns for the White House and control of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is undergoing treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The vice president's office is not providing any other information about why the 46-year-old has been...
WASHINGTON (AP) — States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday, the 12th such temporary patch in six years and a reflection of lawmakers' lack of consensus on how to solve the nation's infrastructure...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A spokesman for Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is criticizing Illinois Democrats for...
CHICAGO (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Peach orchard owners in southern Illinois say they're worried about brown marmorated stink...