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  • Underdog presidential candidates spend heavily to catch up

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders continued to outpace rival Hillary Clinton in fundraising — and spending — last month, new ...
    April 21, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 21; Harriet Tubman to be face on $20 bill

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    April 21, 2016 - 6:23 am
  • Ecuador earthquake death toll keeps rising as new jolts cause jitters

    MANTA, Ecuador – A magnitude-6.1 aftershock Wednesday set babies crying and sent nervous residents pouring into the streets, fearful of yet more damag ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Trump rails against delegate system; Clinton looks to Pennsylvania

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primari ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 3 officials charged in Flint water crisis; more predicted

    FLINT, Mich. – The Flint water crisis became a criminal case Wednesday when two state regulators and a city employee were charged with official miscon ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Up to 500 feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck last week

    GENEVA – As many as 500 people are feared dead after a shipwreck last week in the Mediterranean Sea, two international groups said Wednesday, describi ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

    SALEM, Ore. – Oregon has raked in $6.84 million so far from January and February recreational pot sales — far outpacing the $3 million projected for t ...
    April 20, 2016 - 1:57 pm
  • Harriet Tubman will go on $20 bill, replacing Andrew Jackson, says Treasury official

    WASHINGTON – A Treasury official says Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • 3 charged with several crimes in Flint water crisis

    LANSING, Mich. – Two state regulators and a Flint employee were charged Wednesday with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor cou ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Missing ingredient for millennials buying a home: Down payment savings

    WASHINGTON – Short of savings and burdened by debt, America's millennials are struggling to afford their first homes in the face of sharply higher pri ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Report: Life expectancy dipped a bit for white women in U.S.

    NEW YORK – Life expectancy for white women has fallen a little, according to a new government report.
    April 20, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 20; Devastated Ecuador hit with another earthquake

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    April 20, 2016 - 6:15 am
  • Deadly attacks in Afghan capital show Taliban's strength

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A week after proclaiming their spring offensive, Taliban militants stormed an Afghan government security agency with a suicide ca ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Countries clash over death penalty at U.N. drug policy session

    UNITED NATIONS – The first U.N. special session to address global drug policy in nearly 20 years bristled with tension Tuesday over the use of the dea ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Earth's hot streak continues for a record 11 months

    WASHINGTON – Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row – a record in itself.WASHINGTON – Earth's record monthly heat streak has hi ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
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