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World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

Associated Press and John-Thor Dahlburg

March 2, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Following Donald Trump's breathtaking string of Super Tuesday victories, politicians, editorial writers and ordinary people worldwide were coming to grips Wednesday with the growing possibility the brash New York billionaire might become America's next president - a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a good deal of horror. Read More »...

Recent terrorist attacks show reach of ISIS

In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 photo, Iraqi security forces celebrate as they hold a flag of the Islamic State group they captured in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. The Islamic State group, which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq where it declared an Islamic caliphate in June 2014, suffered several defeats recently in both countries, including the loss of the Iraqi city of Ramadi and parts of northern and northeastern Syria over the past months. (AP Photo)

Rachel Hinton

January 24, 2016

One evening last November, when Parisians were preparing to go out for the start of the weekend, news of three explosions near the Stade de France circulated not long after the three suicide bombers detonated their vests. Shortly after, armed terrorists, pledging allegiance to the Islamic State, or ISIS, would open fire i...

Flint declared an emergency, EPA official steps down

Mike Ahrens of Muskegon, Mich., poses for photo with his sign about Flint's water crisis Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder responded Monday to criticism from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the Democratic debates for his handling of Flint's water emergency, saying Clinton is making it a political issue. (Junfu Han/The Ann Arbor News via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Associated Press

January 24, 2016

FLINT, Michigan (AP) - The federal government is investing more money this year to help local governments improve their water systems, and about $80 million will go to Michigan next week, President Barack Obama told the nation's mayors Thursday, as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Read More »...

The gloves are off

Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speak during a break at the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Associated Press

January 24, 2016

  INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) - With days to go before the lead-off Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton on Thursday ramped up her attacks on fellow Democrat Bernie Sanders, who said she is not interested in ideas that will “never make it in the real world.” Read More »...

Claypool announces CPS layoffs

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, right, and Senate GOP Leader Christine Radogno speak at a news conference in Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, where they called for a state takeover of the financially troubled Chicago Public Schools. They said the proposed legislation would give the Illinois State Board of Education control over the nation's third-largest school district. (Brian Jackson/Chicago Sun-Times via AP) CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

Associated Press

January 24, 2016

CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) - Chicago Public Schools plan to announce layoffs of members of its central office staff. Read More »...

‘Mein Kampf’ returns to shelves

'Mein Kampf' returns to shelves

Aiden Kent

January 18, 2016

The Munich Institute of Contemporary History in Bavaria, a federal state of Germany, published an academic reissue of Adolf Hitler’s infamous manifesto “Mein Kampf” with annotations on Friday, Jan. 8. Read More »...

AP fact check: Sour notes on immigration, security in debate

AP fact check: Sour notes on immigration, security in debate

Associated Press, Tami Abdollah, and Vivian Salama

December 16, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast complexities of a dangerous world were cast in too-simple terms in the latest Republican presidential debate. Read More »...

Discarded cell phone led to Paris attacks ringleader

Discarded cell phone led to Paris attacks ringleader

Associated Press, LORI HINNANT, and KARL RITTER

November 19, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week's Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: Read More »...

Concerned students confront legacy of racism

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2015 file photo, a member of the black student protest group Concerned Student 1950 gestures while addressing a crowd following the announcement that University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe would resign, at the university in Columbia, Mo. Few paid attention when a black student started a hunger strike at the University of Missouri to protest racial strife on campus. As soon as the football team supported that hunger strike by refusing to practice for or play in the schoolís lucrative NCAA games, the universityís president and chancellor were forced out and changes were discussed.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Rachel Hinton

November 15, 2015

In 1938, Lloyd Gaines, a Missouri resident, became the subject of  Gaines v. Canada, a U.S. Supreme Court case that required the state of Missouri to either let Gaines attend the University of Missouri, Columbia’s law school or create another school that would provide him the same education. Read More »...

World leaders convene, vow response

People gather outside for a national service for the victims of the terror attack at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. Thousands of French troops deployed around Paris on Sunday and tourist sites stood shuttered in one of the most visited cities on Earth while investigators questioned the relatives of a suspected suicide bomber involved in the country's deadliest violence since World War II. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Associated Press and Vladamir Isachenkov

November 15, 2015

World leaders vowed a vigorous response to the Islamic State group's terror spree in Paris as they opened a two-day meeting in Turkey on Sunday, with President Barack Obama calling the violence an "attack on the civilized world" and Russian President Vladimir Putin urging "global efforts" to confront the th...

How Veterans Day is commemorated around the United States

How Veterans Day is commemorated around the United States

The Associated Press

November 11, 2015

Ninety-seven years ago, an armistice ended World War I, which was then the greatest conflict the world had ever seen. Read More »...

Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say

Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say

Associated Press, Jill Lawless, and Ken Dilanian

November 4, 2015

  LONDON (AP) — British and U.S. officials said Wednesday they have information suggesting the Russian jetliner that crashed in the Egyptian desert may have been brought down by a bomb, and Britain said it was suspending flights to and from the Sinai Peninsula indefinitely.  Read More &raq...

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