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AP News - 7 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of Senate Republicans on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to prospects for overhauling the criminal justice system in Congress this year, with one lawmaker calling the bipartisan legislation championed by President Barack Obama a ...more

AP News - 8 mins ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary (all times local):6:35 p.m.An outside group that's helping Republican presidential candidate Marco Ru ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buh bye, scarves and boots. The presidential race is sprinting on from snowy New Hampshire to South Carolina and Nevada — perhaps with a smaller cast of characters.A guide to what to watch for on Wednesday, the day after New Ha ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot in the back by a Los Angeles police officer last year sued the city and its police chief Tuesday, saying the death is emblematic of a culture of excessive force.The lawsuits alleging w ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department:AGRICULTUREUp or down? Down 5.3 percentHighlight:—Obama's budget for the Agriculture Dep ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat cli ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive prim ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 75-year-old woman may walk free, all because of a mistake made by a superior court judge.The case started on June 17, 2013, when police said Geary Otis ran up th ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide the legality of strict Texas abortion restrictions, women's healthcare providers have launched a campaign across the state trying to win support to keep their ...more