Associated Press1 min readPolitics
Ex-wife Of Former White House Aide Says Hatch Has Apologized
Ex-wife of former White House aide accused of domestic abuse says she received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, who had called the initial allegations 'a vile attack'
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Pennsylvania Awaits First Look At Court's Congressional Map
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Trump Fumes About Russia Investigation As Nation Mourns
President Donald Trump has kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate
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High Court Asked To Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute
A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Agency Managing Vast US Lands Experiences Year Of Upheaval
A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Few States Let Courts Take Guns From People Deemed A Threat
Just five states have laws that allow relatives or police to seek a judge's order stripping guns from people who are showing violent tendencies or signs of mental distress
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Fergie's NBA All-Star Game National Anthem Confuses, Amuses
Fergie tried something a little different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
AP FACT CHECK: Trump Roars On Twitter About Russia Probe
AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out after Russia indictment, miscasting his record of skepticism about Moscow meddling
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Survivors Of Deadly School Shooting Lash Out At Trump
Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Sen. Duckworth Still Breaking Barriers, And She Likes It
Sen. Tammy Duckworth doesn't blend in, and that's the way she likes it, and now, with a baby due in April, she'll be the first senator to give birth while in office
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Austin Dillon Takes No. 3 Back To Victory Lane At Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that Earnhardt pilot
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Rippon Changes Mind And Won't Accept NBC Job
Figure skater Adam Rippon accepted an offer to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympics, but changed his mind overnight
Associated Press3 min readSociety
For School Shooting Suspect, Main Question Is Life Or Death
The public defender whose office represents Nikolas Cruz says that if prosecutors decide against seeking the death penalty, the 19-year-old will likely plead guilty to killing 17 of his former classmates and teachers
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Washington Snipped Here? College Says It Found Prez's Hair
Washington snipped here? New York college says it has discovered a lock of George Washington's hair pressed in the pages of an old book
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Florida, Angry And Grieving, Takes Gun Protest To Streets
Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed are demanding immediate action on gun-control legislation
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Trump Once Again Wants To Cut Energy Assistance To The Poor
The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.
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Capitals Forward Calls Fans Racial Taunts 'Disgusting'
Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly says he is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to be the targets of racial taunts from fans
Associated Press4 min read
'Black Panther' Blows Away Box Office With $192M Weekend
Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too
Associated Press2 min read
NBC's Ski Announcers Attempt To Explain Their Blunder
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: OOPS: Instead of laughing off or owning up to making a wrong call the night before in the women's super-G, NBC's ski announcers seemed intent on justifying themselves Saturda
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Similar GOP Candidates Vie For Arizona Rep. Franks' Seat
A dozen Republicans are facing off in the special primary election to replace disgraced former Arizona Congressman Trent Franks
Associated Press4 min read
Danica Done: Patrick Wrecks In Final Race Of NASCAR Career
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a red carpet. The starry-eyed sweethearts were mobbed by fans and media clicking away for a snapshot of some
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Trump Focuses On First Responders After Florida Shooting
President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning
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Rosalynn Carter Recovering From Surgery In Atlanta
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Biden, In Public And Private, Tiptoes Toward A 2020 Run
Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides
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2 Bears Burned In California Wildfire Spotted In The Wild
Two female bears badly burned in a Southern California wildfire are settling back into their home in the wild
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Facebook To Verify Ads With Postcards After Russian Meddling
Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office
Associated Press2 min read
Earnhardt Ready To Hit South Korea For NBC Olympics Gig
Dale Earnhardt Jr. departs Monday for South Korea to start his Olympics coverage for NBC Sports
Associated Press1 min readPolitics
Trump Criticizes FBI Over Handling Of Shooting Suspect Tip
President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe
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Roger Deakins wins 4th ASC award. Is Oscar next?
Roger Deakins wins American Society of Cinematographers feature film award for "Blade Runner 2049." Is Oscar next?
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Trump Meets Florida Shooting Victims, First Responders
President Donald Trump is visiting a Florida hospital to thank medical professionals who helped the wounded in a horrific high school shooting
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