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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking 10 years since Hurricane Katrina by celebrating the revival of New Orleans, which suffered the worst of the ferocious storm's devastation, while again warning all levels of government to start helping communities prepare for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don't often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an industry campaign to block new requirements for artificial legs and feet...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he's got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head. While Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton boasts an army of more than 350 paid staffers, Trump...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't know Ramos. The 57-year-old news anchor has a history of sharply questioning...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't know Ramos. The 57-year-old news anchor has a history of sharply questioning...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal. Whether his challengers are fellow presidential candidates, the press or others, they are, according to Trump: incompetent, weak, pathetic, disgusting, idiots or the like. He...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives are demanding that a Smithsonian Institution art and history museum remove its bust of the founder of Planned Parenthood in their latest offensive against the organization. But the National Portrait Gallery says it won't remove its bust of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A four-year investigation has concluded that officials of the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in their efforts to get a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government. Solyndra was the first company to get...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives are opening a new offensive against Planned Parenthood. They want a Washington museum to remove its bust of the organization's founder, Margaret Sanger. The National Portrait Gallery says it won't do it. Sanger was a pioneer of the birth-control...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials will offer $10 million in grants for states to upgrade...
"Pigs in a blanket, fry like bacon" The anti-police rhetoric continues. Should freedom of speech be limited when...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security,...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security,...
DETROIT (AP) — A Chicago activist's appeal of the 18-month prison sentence she was given for lying about her...
Good morning, Illinois news outlets. My name is Jason Keyser, and I am staffing the AP-Illinois breaking news desk...