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  • updated storyAP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican field 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 1:13 am

    WASHINGTON - What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.

  • new storyTrump seeks to reverse fortunes in New Hampshire story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-08-16 1:11 am

    NASHUA, New Hampshire - With less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls, Hillary Clinton took a trip to Michigan. And other candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Donald Trump said he doesn't need to win New Hampshire, but would like to - though he was notably casual in his campaign effort Sunday.

  • new storyErdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 12:38 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president lashed out at the United States a week after President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists.

  • The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl story has photos
    Updated: Feb-07-16 10:26 pm

    SANTA CLARA, California - The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local):

  • The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 8:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - The White House is taking a day off from the "Let's Move" campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl.

  • Clinton calls Flint water crisis 'immoral' in break from NH story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-07-16 7:38 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - Taking a detour from New Hampshire's campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was "immoral" and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community's battle with lead-contaminated water.

  • U of Cincinnati hires police consultant after fatal shooting 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 1:06 pm

    CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate.

  • UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 11:09 pm

    EL PASO, Texas - Willie Worsley says he doesn't talk to his high school players in New York about being on the 1966 Texas Western team that had the first all-black starting lineup in an NCAA championship game and beat all-white Kentucky for the title.

  • Counties declared disaster areas after severe weather 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 5:15 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Dozens of Arkansas counties have been declared disaster areas by President Barack Obama after severe weather and flooding inundated the state between December and January.

  • Officials want to honor World War II soldier from Knoxville 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 2:00 pm

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - For refusing to back down even when staring down the barrel of a Nazi officer's pistol, Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds was honored last week by Israel for an act of bravery that saved as many as 200 Jewish Americans during World War II.

  • NY gov moves to stop gay 'conversion' therapy for minors 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 1:24 pm

    NEW YORK - New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have taken action against what's known as "conversion therapy."

  • States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 8:12 am

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.

  • Casey campaigning in New Hampshire for Hillary Clinton 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 3:01 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is heading to New Hampshire to campaign for Hillary Clinton ahead of that state's first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday.

  • Thomas' mom to watch from the stands, not the cell this time story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 10:04 pm

    SANTA CLARA, California - Demaryius Thomas' mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi's Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey.

  • Snyder defends office's handling of Legionnaires' outbreak story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 9:58 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday defended how his office responded to an email flagging a potential link between a surge in Legionnaires' disease and Flint's water, saying an aide asked for further investigation but a state agency did not bring forward the issue again.

  • Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districts 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 9:51 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice.

  • Obama signs Louisiana emergency declaration 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 8:43 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - President Barack Obama has declared an emergency in Louisiana in areas affected by flooding that occurred Dec. 28 through Feb. 1.

  • Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 7:35 pm

    WASHINGTON - Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

  • Political leaders attend Powers' funeral 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:56 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Bidding farewell to Georgia Davis Powers, her family, friends and admirers turned the civil-right icon's funeral into a celebration of a life that broke down barriers for women and African-Americans.

  • Johnson: Jobs, health care as important as terror fight 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:16 pm

    MILWAUKEE - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson framed his re-election campaign as a matter of security - both military and economic - at a town hall meeting Friday, saying jobs and health care demand the same attention as the fight against terror.

  • In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 5:28 pm

    WASHINGTON - If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you're likely in for a long wait.

  • Obama, Xi discuss NKorea amid signs of rocket launch preps story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 4:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - The presidents of the U.S. and China agreed Friday that a planned rocket launch by North Korea would violate U.N. sanctions, the White House said, amid signs the isolated nation was moving closer to blastoff.

  • New Mexico succeeds in legal fight to bar horse slaughter 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 3:49 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A court decision will prevent a horse slaughter operation from opening in New Mexico after the state's lengthy legal battle.

  • The Latest: Puerto Rico declares Zika emergency story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 3:03 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The Latest on efforts to battle the Zika virus (all times local):

  • Obama, Xi coordinate response to NKorea provocations 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 2:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) agree that a planned ballistic missile test by North Korea would be another "provocative and destabilizing" action in violation of multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions.