- 10 Things to Know for Wednesday Updated: Nov-25-15 12:01 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
- Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses Updated: Nov-24-15 4:16 pm
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.
- NC elections head steps down as 2016 election cycle revs up Updated: Nov-24-15 3:36 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The head of North Carolina's statewide elections board is resigning just as the 2016 election cycle starts with candidates filing for ballot places next month, he said Tuesday.
- Kerry in Israel for 1st time since 2014; no bold peace push Updated: Nov-24-15 1:41 am
JERUSALEM - Secretary of State John Kerry made his first trip to Israel in more than a year, arriving on Tuesday in the midst of a new rash of deadly attacks that have dampened hopes for peace mediation between the Jewish state and Palestinians during the Obama administration's final year. The visit includes no such ambitious agenda, the chief U.S. diplomat conceded, and is primarily focused on ending the terror.
- Bill Clinton wins award named after former rival Bob Dole Updated: Nov-23-15 7:53 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Former President Bill Clinton is the latest recipient of a prize named after the man he defeated in the 1996 election.
- The Latest from NASCAR: Busch wins 1st Sprint Cup title Updated: Nov-22-15 7:57 pm
HOMESTEAD, Florida - The latest from Homestead-Miami Speedway, the site of NASCAR's season finale (all times EST):
- Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam dies at age 87 Updated: Nov-21-15 2:27 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Former President Kim Young-sam, who formally ended decades of military rule in South Korea and accepted a massive international bailout during the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, died Sunday. He was 87.
- Analysis: Arkansas has mixed history on welcoming refugees Updated: Nov-21-15 12:52 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson's opposition to locating any Syrian refugees in Arkansas is the latest chapter in the state's mixed history on welcoming those who have been displaced by war, natural disaster and other upheavals.
- Bill Clinton to raise money for wife in Raleigh, Greensboro Updated: Nov-20-15 7:07 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former President Bill Clinton is coming to North Carolina early next month to attend some private fundraisers to benefit his wife's presidential campaign.
- In Ohio, Bill Clinton stresses importance of public service Updated: Nov-19-15 7:28 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday stressed the importance that public service will play in an increasingly interdependent world.
- Broadway's 'The Lion King' pushes into virtual reality Updated: Nov-18-15 1:51 pm
NEW YORK - "The Lion King" on Broadway is offering fans a view of the musical that even the very best seat in the theater can't rival.
- Bill Clinton to speak, receive award at Michigan State Updated: Nov-18-15 5:30 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Former President Bill Clinton is visiting Michigan State University to deliver a speech at an event on public service.
- Ex-Virginia governor's appeal backed by former Obama lawyers Updated: Nov-17-15 12:31 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal of his public corruption convictions has gotten support from former lawyers for Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.
- Ohio Democratic delegates feel confident assessing GOP field Updated: Nov-14-15 11:09 am
CINCINNATI - Some key Ohio Democrats think the colorful chase for the Republican presidential nomination will help them keep the swing state blue in the 2016 election.
- Arkansas' superdelegates plan to back Clinton next year Updated: Nov-13-15 3:44 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Hillary Rodham Clinton can once again count on her adopted home turf of Arkansas for support in her White House bid next year, with all of the state's Democratic superdelegates saying they plan to support her.
- Hillary Clinton scheduled to hold fundraiser in Louisville Updated: Nov-13-15 3:41 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to have a fundraiser in Louisville next week.
- Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick Updated: Nov-13-15 11:45 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Three of the Alaska delegates free to support whomever they want as the Democrats' nominee for president say they still haven't made up their mind. The fourth has a preferred candidate, but isn't sharing yet.
- 6 of 9 superdelegates in Tenn. support Clinton, but not Gore Updated: Nov-13-15 11:00 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Six of the nine Democratic superdelegates in Tennessee are publicly supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid.
- California Congressman Farr to retire after 20-plus years Updated: Nov-12-15 11:55 pm
FRESNO, California - Democratic U.S. Rep. Sam Farr of California will retire at the end of his term in 2017, ending a career in Congress spanning nearly a quarter-century, he announced Thursday.
- Utah governor won't weigh in on Mormon LGBT policy Updated: Nov-12-15 4:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's Republican governor won't weigh in on a new Mormon church policy targeting gay members and their children but said he's puzzled by a judge who ordered a baby be taken from her lesbian foster parents this week.
- CLIMATE COUNTDOWN: When's a warming treaty not a treaty? Updated: Nov-12-15 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON - It's the elephant in the negotiating room that few officials want to acknowledge: Whatever international deal comes out of Paris climate talks, it likely won't be a treaty that needs ratification by a reluctant Republican U.S. Congress.
- Former president Clinton coming to Madison for fundraiser Updated: Nov-12-15 2:25 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Madison to raise money for his wife's presidential campaign.
- Rivals unmoved by Carson's complaints on scrutiny of his bio Updated: Nov-09-15 9:20 am
WASHINGTON - Ben Carson says it's time to move on from questions about the accuracy of his life story. But Tuesday's Republican debate makes that unlikely, and some of his GOP rivals say such scrutiny is part of running for president.
- Correction: TV-SNL-Trump-Guest Spots story Updated: Nov-08-15 7:09 pm
NEW YORK - In a story Nov. 6 about politicians who have hosted "Saturday Night Live," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Julian Bond hosted the show in 1977 as a member of the U.S House of Representatives. In fact, Bond was a Georgia state senator when he hosted the show and never served in the U.S. House.
- Republicans capitalize on anti-Obama fervor in coal country Updated: Nov-07-15 3:57 am
PIKEVILLE, Kentucky - In the heart of Kentucky's coal country, where sons followed fathers and grandfathers into the mines, support for Democrats ran as deep as the coal seams that powered the region's economy. But as the Appalachian coal sector's future has dimmed, so has political loyalty.