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  • River that gave life to North Carolina town now tears it apart

    LUMBERTON, N.C. – A day after fleeing from the swollen Lumber River, the residents of this down-but-not-quite-out former mill town waded into the swir ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Small Iowa town a window into hunger problem in rural U.S.

    STORM LAKE, Iowa – Storm Lake, Iowa, appears the picture of economic health, a place where jobs are plentiful, the unemployment rate hovers near 3 per ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • New allegations of sexual assault emerge against Trump

    PUEBLO, Colo. – Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Poll: White Americans disapprove of national anthem protests

    WASHINGTON – White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," according to a new p ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • U.S. job openings fall to lowest level in 8 months

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers posted the fewest jobs in eight months in August, a sign job gains will likely remain modest in the coming months.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Donald Trump reverting to combative approach of primary campaign

    WASHINGTON – Here comes Donald Trump, unfiltered. Again.The Republican presidential candidate is vow ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Will Clinton move to the right? Liberals are watching

    WASHINGTON – Liberals say they’re watching.Some Democratic activists say Hillary Clinton’s private s ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • North Carolina braces for more flooding in downstream towns

    GREENVILLE, N.C. – A state trooper shot and killed an armed man during a search for flood victims in a tense and dispirited North Carolina, and thousa ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

    WASHINGTON –The "shackles" gone, Donald Trump stepped up his fierce attacks on his own party leaders Tuesday, promising to teach Republicans who oppos ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Donald Trump assails Paul Ryan for ditching him, battles for GOP support

    WASHINGTON – Four weeks before Election Day, Donald Trump battled on Tuesday to keep the Republican Party in line, leveling fresh criticism at GOP Hou ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Emails show how private, public Clinton statements clash

    WASHINGTON – Behind closed doors, Hillary Clinton adopted a rather more accommodating tone with Wall Street than she has on the campaign trail.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • After hurricane, chaos lingers in waterlogged North Carolina

    LUMBERTON, N.C. – With floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew on the rise, at least one North Carolina city appeared near chaos Monday, its police station ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Trump, Clinton offer few plans for Syrian mess lying ahead

    WASHINGTON – Whoever wins the White House, he or she will inherit the war in Syria, one of the most complex and brutal crises in the world. But neithe ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Giving up on Donald Trump? Paul Ryan focusing on saving GOP majority

    WASHINGTON – The nation's most powerful Republican told his party Monday he now is focusing on ensuring Hillary Clinton doesn't get a blank check as p ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump mischaracterized the record on Hillary Clinton's defense of her husband and her own treatment of women when he brought up Bi ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 8:42 am
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