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  • new storyKerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 12:34 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.

  • Texan recalls time 70 years ago as POW during WWII 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:26 pm

    FORT WORTH, Texas - A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth.

  • The Latest: Sanders says party needs huge voter turnout story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:39 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - Here are the latest developments Friday from the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where four Democratic presidential candidates are addressing the party.

  • AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 7:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect's computer.

  • Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:55 pm

    CLEVELAND - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out of date" policies.

  • Secrets have long slipped into State Department email 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 3:06 am

    WASHINGTON - During the 2012 attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, State Department officials in Washington were emailing one another with updates in real time. Embedded in those messages were nuggets of classified information, including an apparent reference to a CIA facility that was a closely guarded secret.

  • Clinton, Kobach spar in social media flap over voting rights story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 4:46 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach traded barbs this week over social media with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on voting rights.

  • Watchdog: US Ambassador Kennedy used private email story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senior staff at the U.S. Embassy to Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business, an internal watchdog said in a report Tuesday. Some emails contained sensitive information.

  • US judge: Palestinians to pay $10M to secure terror verdict 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:44 pm

    NEW YORK - Palestinian authorities found liable in a high-profile lawsuit over Americans killed in terrorist attacks must pay $10 million in cash - and an additional $1 million monthly payment while the case is on appeal - to secure the hundreds of millions awarded by a jury, a U.S. judge said Monday.

  • The Latest: Seoul to halt broadcasts; N Korea shows regret story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 2:59 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

  • Chelsea Clinton speech moved because of demand for tickets 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 12:26 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An upcoming speech in Little Rock by Chelsea Clinton has been moved from the Great Hall at the Clinton Presidential Center to the Statehouse Convention Center because of ticket demand.

  • Bernie Sanders to campaign in North Country 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 8:14 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the progressive firebrand who is riling up Democratic crowds across the country, is heading back to New Hampshire for a two-day campaign swing.

  • Lawyers: US-born kids harmed by denial of birth certificates 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 6:46 pm

    SAN ANTONIO - Lawyers are asking a federal judge to intervene on the behalf of immigrant families who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because Texas health officials refused to recognize as valid certain forms of identification.

  • AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, 1:30 pm Update, NY 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:08 pm

    NEW YORK - Members can send stories and tips to apalbany@ap.org for upstate and apnyc@ap.org for the New York metro area. The New York City desk can be reached at 212-621-1670. The Albany desk can be reached at 518-458-7821. The photo desk is reachable at 212-621-1902. AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can also be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com .

  • AG Healey top Massachusetts Democrat to back Clinton 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:58 pm

    BOSTON - Attorney General Maura Healey says she's backing Hillary Clinton for president.

  • Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 10:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.

  • Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 6:04 pm

    LAS VEGAS - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the nomination.

  • Ex-US State Dept. employee accused of cyberstalking indicted 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:55 pm

    ATLANTA - A grand jury has indicted a former U.S. State Department employee accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London.

  • Ex-South Carolina governor Hodges endorses Hillary Clinton 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:49 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges officially backed Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign Wednesday, saying the former secretary of state is to be commended for going from an adversary of Barack Obama in 2008 to an ardent supporter.

  • O'Malley calls Clinton's email issues a distraction story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:35 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley on Wednesday called email allegations swirling around front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton a distraction and said the party is making a mistake if it lets it define the nomination contest.

  • South Sudan president to sign peace deal in days, US says 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 3:50 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has assured U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that he would sign a peace deal with his rival within days, the State Department said Wednesday, as fighting resumed in parts of the country.

  • Woman's request in obituary: Don't vote for Hillary Clinton 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 2:10 pm

    RUNNEMEDE, New Jersey - A New Jersey woman has used her obituary to make a final request to friends and family: Please don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.

  • Clinton seeks distance from Obama on climate change issues story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 3:08 am

    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Hillary Rodham Clinton is voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's authorization for oil drilling in the Alaska Arctic and his delays on Keystone XL, in some of the clearest signs of the Democratic front-runner distancing herself from the president.

  • Probe of Clinton's server could find more than just emails story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-18-15 6:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - A forensic examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's private computer server could unearth more details than what she put in her emails. It could answer lingering questions about the security of her system, who had access to it and whether outsiders tried to crack its contents.

  • Clinton endorsed by 2 ex-South Carolina governors 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 5:40 pm

    ATLANTA - Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting endorsements from two former Democratic governors in the early-voting state of South Carolina, including one who helped lead President Barack Obama's first campaign.