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Clinton's focus: Aid Democrats

posted: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

DURHAM, N.C. -- Hillary Clinton is turning her attention away from Donald Trump, saying she will spend the final two weeks of the campaign helping Democrats in Senate and House races.

Early voting statewide starts today for the general election

posted: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Early voting starts statewide today for the Nov. 8 general election.

Tour bus-truck crash kills 13 in California

posted: 10/24/2016 2:46 a.m. Discuss

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- A tour bus slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer rig on a Southern California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring at least 31 others, some critically, authorities said.

California river nearly flowing; salmon still distant

updated: 10/24/2016 2:45 a.m. Discuss

FRESNO, Calif. -- A decade ago, environmentalists and the federal government agreed to revive a 150-mile stretch of California's second-longest river, an effort aimed at allowing salmon again to swim up to the Sierra Nevada foothills to spawn.

2 board jet early, cause flight delay

posted: 10/24/2016 2:45 a.m. Discuss

PHILADELPHIA — Authorities said Sunday that a flight from Philadelphia to Boston was delayed and that ultimately a different aircraft was used after a couple gained unauthorized access to the plane.

Migrants stump for Clinton, say future in U.S. at stake

updated: 10/24/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

Unable to vote in the presidential election, a group of undocumented migrants is knocking on doors in northern Virginia in support of Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates, convinced that the outcome of the election will determine whether they can secure a path to citizenship in the country they've known since childhood.

The nation in brief

updated: 10/24/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Cargo ship arrivesat space station

Election officials expect high turnout as early voting begins

posted: 10/24/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Early voting starts today for a presidential election that Northwest Arkansas officials expect will bring exceptionally high voter turnout.

Suing accusers, Trump declares in policy speech

posted: 10/23/2016 4:10 a.m. Comments 11

Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other lewd behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.

Smear, ink atop ink tarnish Declaration

updated: 10/23/2016 3:58 a.m. Discuss

Has the Declaration of Independence been defaced?

AT&T to pay $85B for Time Warner

updated: 10/23/2016 3:55 a.m. Discuss

AT&T is buying Time Warner, the owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion, the companies said Saturday in a statement.

1,800 Texas cases 'high threat'

updated: 10/23/2016 3:54 a.m. Discuss

Drivers in Texas arrested for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of "high-threat" criminal arrests being counted as part of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found.

Writer details tarnished rape tale

updated: 10/23/2016 3:52 a.m. Discuss

In emotional testimony Saturday in the federal courthouse in Charlottesville, former Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely told the jury about the phone call that led her to realize that the story she had written about a horrific sexual assault at a University of Virginia fraternity was falling apart at the seams.

Ex-aide: Christie OK'd lane closures

posted: 10/23/2016 3:51 a.m. Discuss

The former aide to Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey at the center of the political plot to close access lanes at the George Washington Bridge broke her long silence in federal court on Friday, saying the idea to close the lanes had been sold to her as a policy matter to move traffic more rapidly across the Hudson River, and that the governor had signed off on it.

Hacking group claims day's hits

updated: 10/23/2016 3:50 a.m. Discuss

On Friday, cyberattacks crippled a major Internet company, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites across the United States.




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