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Mike Pence tries to woo wary Republicans in Wisconsin

Mike Pence tries to woo wary Republicans in Wisconsin

Donald Trump's hopes of winning Wisconsin hinge on doing far better in the part of the state where he dispatched running mate Mike Pence to campaign on Wednesday and where dislike for him has run deep among Republicans
Updated: 4 hours ago
The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'

The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'

An anti-poverty activist is handing out plates of beans and encouraging people to pass gas at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to send the message the political process "stinks."
Updated: 4 hours ago
Latest: Rescued men were working on marijuana field

Latest: Rescued men were working on marijuana field

A spokesman with the Monterey County Sheriff's Office says a group of men rescued from the fire burning near Big Sur appear to have been illegal marijuana growers
Updated: 4 hours ago
Details emerge after arrest in death of Oregon  woman

Details emerge after arrest in death of Oregon woman

It was the middle of the night and Kaylee Sawyer was walking alone on the edge of the picturesque town of Bend, Oregon, after getting into an argument with her boyfriend
Updated: 4 hours ago
O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week
Updated: 5 hours ago
For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away

For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away

A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time in Virginia
Updated: 5 hours ago
AP news guide: More unrest as police shooting probe goes on

AP news guide: More unrest as police shooting probe goes on

Nearly 70 protesters have been arrested in St. Paul this week as the fallout from a black man's police shooting death and the investigation into it continue
Updated: 5 hours ago
Mosquitoes suspected in 2 new mysterious Florida Zika cases

Mosquitoes suspected in 2 new mysterious Florida Zika cases

Florida investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four
Updated: 5 hours ago
The Latest: People rally in Baltimore to protest violence

The Latest: People rally in Baltimore to protest violence

About three dozen protesters gathered outside City Hall during a demonstration against police violence, just hours after Baltimore's top prosecutor dismissed the three remaining cases against officers charged in the death of a young, black man
Updated: 6 hours ago

Oklahoma's first black state senator dies at 86

Family members say Oklahoma's first black state senator, who held a sit-in at the state Capitol with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, has died
Updated: 6 hours ago