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  • Federal appeals court overturns Virginia school's transgender bathroom rule

    RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys’ restroom, a federal appeals cou ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Sending more U.S. troops to Iraq fits a 2-year pattern for Obama

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s decision to send still more American troops to Iraq, and to put military advisers closer to the front lines agai ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Trump, Clinton win big in N.Y., push closer to nominations

    NEW YORK – Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back convin ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Donald Trump campaign plane flying with expired registration

    WASHINGTON – One of Donald Trump's jets has been flying for months with an expired registration, Federal Aviation Administration records showed Tuesda ...
    April 19, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • Fidel Castro gives rare speech saying he will soon die

    HAVANA – Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivered a valedictory speech on Tuesday to the Communist Party he put in power a half-century ago, ...
    April 19, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in U.S. illegally

    LOS ANGELES – The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the coun ...
    April 19, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with Gov. Sam Brownback's tax cuts

    TOPEKA, Kan. – After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a ...
    April 19, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 19; 28 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security agency

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    April 19, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • Split Supreme Court holds fate of Obama immigration actions

    WASHINGTON – Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed sharp skepticism about President Barack Obama’s immigration efforts Monday, leaving his act ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Clinton, Trump seek to quiet critics in New York primaries

    NEW YORK – From a car wash in Queens to a hockey arena in Buffalo, both parties’ presidential candidates spread out across New York on Monday in a fin ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • U.S. to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters to Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information about sexual assault cases in an effort to blunt support for a Sena ...
    April 18, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Jerusalem bus bombing wounds 21 Israelis

    JERUSALEM – A bus exploded in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding at least 21 people in what police said was a "terror attack," raising fears of a return to ...
    April 18, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Poll: Americans angry with federal government, happy at home

    CHICAGO – All that talk of an angry America?An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans a ...
    April 18, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 18; Brazil's lower chamber votes for president's impeachment

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 18, 2016 - 6:21 am
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