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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from growing into a viable force in the crowded 2016 field. He is now expected to turn his full attention to his Senate re-election...


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Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders campaigns agree to add New Hampshire debate

The presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to hold a debate next week in New Hampshire before the state's primary and three more in the spring.


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Snowstorm rocks US East: A look at the effects by state

From the wild to tragic, a blizzard is rocking the eastern United States.


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CDC adds 8 countries to Zika virus travel warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its advisory that pregnant women should avoid travel to countries currently seeing high rates of infection.


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Daily life in Flint, Michigan, now revolves around lead worries

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The longest line at Freeman Elementary School’s Family Fun Night was not for face painting or food. It was for lead testing. For three months, families in the former auto manufacturing hub of Flint have taken their children for blood tests and lived on bottled water...


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President Obama signs emergency order over Flint, Michigan water

DETROIT (AP) — President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday for Flint, Michigan, that clears the way for federal aid for the city, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The White House issued a release calling for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate...


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Republicans now see a Trump-Cruz race, with time for a shift running out

As the presidential primary race moves into a more urgent and combative phase, there is growing acceptance among Republicans, including the Washington and financial elite, that Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are the two candidates most likely to become the party’s nominee. Their commanding...


Government

Feds: Grand Canyon female employees were propositioned and bullied for years

The Department of Interior published a report Tuesday of its investigation detailing evidence of sexual harassment and more for female employees at Grand Canyon National Park.

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