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He has virtually no money, no strategy to compete in battleground states and no plan to stop talking about his drug use. Yet with the Republican Party facing the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency, Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson …

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  • FILE - In this May 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Albuquerque, N.M. According to an AP count: Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president. Trump, the only remaining GOP candidate left in the race, will go on to accept the nomination at the party’s national convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File) Trump clinches GOP nomination
    Bismarck, N.D. • Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party’s delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this May 24, 2016, photo, a woman waves the Mexican flag while driving past the Albuquerque Convention Center after a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, N.M. Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire.  (Jett Loe/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORY Some U.S. Latinos face ridicule over their support for Trump
    Anaheim Calif. • Latino voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, ...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man appears to snooze at the wheel of his Tesla while the car drives itself on L.A. highway
    It could have been any other spring afternoon on the Los Angeles highway, with the California sun glinting off of the royal blue Tesla as the Model S ...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:09 am   |     |   Share
  • GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over gay rights
    Washington • Angry House conservatives voted down a routine spending bill Thursday in a fight over gay rights, underscoring the passions surrounding a...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:21 pm   |     |   Share


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    Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli aircraft struck two Hamas militant sites in southern Gaza on Thursday in response to rocket fire toward Israel, the Is...
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  • Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter — when probation is up
    Media, Pa. • A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years. Th...
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, now-Education Secretary John King Jr. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. States would be able to decide how much significance to place on test scores, academic growth, and other measures of performance such as chronic absenteeism, under guidelines the Obama administration is proposing for new school accountability systems in guidelines being released May 26.’These regulations give states the opportunity to work with all of their stakeholders, including parents, and educators to protect all students’ right to a high-quality education that prepares them for college and careers, including the most vulnerable students,” said King. “They also give educators room to reclaim for all of their students the joy and promise of a well-rounded educational experience.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountability
    Washington • Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:09 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Friday, May 13, 2016, photo, a commercial airliner lands at San Diego International Airport, where multiple layers of fencing topped with razor wire protects the airport grounds. An Associated Press investigation has documented perimeter breaches at many of the busiest airports in the U.S. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Intruders breach U.S. airport fences every 10 days
    Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders wh...
    Updated May 26 2016 08:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • In Switzerland, Muslim schoolchildren who refuse to shake their teacher’s hand may be fined $5,000
    In Switzerland, the humble handshake between a teacher and children at the beginning and end of the day — a tradition throughout much of the country —...
    Updated May 25 2016 10:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)        Cathedral of the Madeleine holds a special Spanish language Mass for Christmas on Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, in Salt Lake City. A 2016 study shows that Catholic churches, especially with Latino congregations, are getting more involved in politics, bucking a general trend among faith traditions. Commentary: Fewer churches are involved in politics, and why that’s not good
    My neighborhood polling place is in a church a short walk from my house. But providing a space to vote is about as political as many churches get. A s...
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  • Couple file bias complaint after inn refused to host their nonreligious wedding
    GALENA, Ill. • A Wisconsin couple have filed a discrimination charge with the state of Illinois saying that an inn owner refused to host their wedding...
    Updated May 25 2016 11:39 am   |     |   Share
  • In this May 19, 2016, photo, a list of slaves at Mount Vernon written by George Washington around 1799 details marriages, children, and notes on individuals, is seen at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Va. George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is turning a museum space previously dedicated to the Founding Father’s furniture and fineries into an exhibit that takes a hard look at Washington’s life as a slave owner.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholder
    Mount Vernon, Va. • It is the unavoidable Achilles’ heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who riske...
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  • In this April 12, 2016 photo, Jennifer Dumas answers questions during an interview while holding her daughter, Codylynn, in a playroom at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Bedford Hills has one of only eight working prison nurseries where women live with their babies, out of more than 100 women’s prisons around the country. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Babies behind bars: Should moms do time with their newborns?
    Bedford Hills, N.Y. • Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children’s books. A ...
    Updated May 25 2016 09:10 am   |     |   Share
  • Louisiana set to expand hate crimes law to include police
    Baton Rouge, La. • Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emerg...
    Updated May 24 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Saturday, May 31, 2014, file photo, members of the graduating class and faculty attend the Savannah College of Art and Design commencement in Atlanta. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for Americans ages 18 to 34, an analysis of Census data by the Pew Research Center has found. The sharp shift reflects a long-running decline in marriage age, amplified by the economic upheavals of the Great Recession. The trend has been particularly evident among Americans who lack a college degree. (AP Photo/John Amis, File) Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents
    Washington • Many of America’s young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with pare...
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  • (Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during an interview with The Associated Press)  , Monday, May 23, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Sanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvass
    Anaheim, Calif. • Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky’s presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clin...
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  • Police assess possible threat to jet at Los Angeles airport
    Los Angeles • SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport af...
    Updated May 24 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge
    New York • A New York City man rejected twice trying to enter the United Kingdom after his camouflage clothing, nunchakus and Islamic State flag image...
    Updated May 24 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. faces reporters at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, following a closed-door caucus. On the cusp of the Memorial Day weekend, Ryan called the recent remarks of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald as ’disgusting’ after comparing wait times to receive VA health care to the lines people wait in for rides at Disney theme parks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Ryan to block surprise amendments after gay rights flap
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    Updated May 24 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • GOP votes to block Obama rule on retirement savings
    Washington • Republicans controlling the Senate passed legislation Tuesday to block new Obama administration rules that require financial professional...
    Updated May 24 2016 08:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Sunday, May 22, 2016, photo, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams lies on the floor after being fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green in the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City. Green received a flagrant foul. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) ON BASKETBALL: Green’s history may have helped him
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    Updated May 24 2016 11:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Hyun Hak Bong, North Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, speaks during an interview in London, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. North Korea’s ambassador to Britain says his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s offer to open nuclear talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Hyon Hak Bong said Tuesday that Pyongyang views Trump’s offer as an electoral ploy that is not serious.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Envoy: N. Korea doesn’t want to talk to Trump
    London • North Korea’s ambassador to Britain said Tuesday that his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump...
    Updated May 24 2016 07:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Off-track Yellowstone visitors not being pursued
    Cheyenne, Wyo. • U.S. authorities say they will not try to force four men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park ...
    Updated May 24 2016 09:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Kansas teacher who used racial slur in class fired
    Lawrence, Kan. • A white University of Kansas assistant professor who used a racial slur during a class discussion on race will not have her contract ...
    Updated May 24 2016 09:48 am   |     |   Share
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