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  • Health co-op failure in New York leaves doctors owed millions

    NEW YORK – The sudden collapse of the largest nonprofit insurance cooperative created by President Barack Obama's health care law is causing headaches ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Donald Trump says he'd bring back waterboarding

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. should engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terror ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • AP fact check: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science

    WASHINGTON – When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican conten ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years behind bars

    NEW YORK – Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to cour ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants who a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: No troops in Syria, even if attack on U.S. soil

    NEW YORK – Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed to keep American troops out of Syria in a sweeping foreign policy address, saying she would resist sending for ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Bruce Rauner says Illinois won't take in more Syrian refugees after Paris attacks

    Illinois on Monday joined 23 other states trying to block or suspend accepting Syrian refugees after Friday’s deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Republicans on Paris: What happened to U.S. shock and awe?

    WASHINGTON – Republicans on Monday tried to appeal to U.S. voters jittery about terrorism by decrying President Barack Obama's policies as half-hearte ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Clinton, Sanders debate foreign policy after Paris attacks

    DES MOINES, Iowa – With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America’s strongest l ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Diplomats set plan for political change in Syria

    VIENNA – Invoking the need for joint action after the attacks in Paris, foreign ministers of nearly 20 nations agreed Saturday to an ambitious yet inc ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear first abortion case since 2007

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Donald Trump compares Ben Carson's 'pathological temper' to a child molester

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, brushing aside any recent claims of civility, has equated Ben Carson's childhood "p ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo expected in coming week

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon's plan outlining the long-stalled effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, expected in the coming week, includes ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Illinois' Congress members go on 70 foreign trips in 2 years

    CHICAGO – A newspaper analysis has found Illinois' 20 members of Congress have gone on 70 foreign trips and went to 44 countries in the past two years ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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