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  • new storySenate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 11:55 am

    WASHINGTON - If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won't be a coincidence.

  • Slain Navy SEAL took lessons from running track into combat story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-04-16 7:04 pm

    PHOENIX - In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. Slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV took that to heart in his youth as a track star, turning around to cheer on his teammates after he crossed the finish line.

  • Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 3:50 pm

    ATHENS, Ohio - With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire.

  • 2 US senators want states included in wolf management 
    Updated: May-03-16 8:44 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two U.S. senators from the West want state wildlife authorities and ranchers to have more say in how the federal government manages endangered Mexican gray wolves.

  • The Latest: Feds reviewing proposed wolf legislation 
    Updated: May-03-16 4:41 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on federal legislation regarding recovery of the endangered Mexican gray wolf (all times local):

  • GOP senator blocks vote on Army secretary over Guantanamo 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 5:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - The nomination of President Barack Obama's choice to serve as Army secretary remains blocked by a Kansas senator over administration efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer detainees to the U.S.

  • Carter defends US strategy for defeating Islamic State group 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 11:39 am

    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter defended the U.S. strategy for defeating Islamic State militants, telling Congress on Thursday that U.S.-backed local forces in Iraq and Syria are making substantive gains toward retaking the extremist group's strongholds.

  • Fundraiser for John McCain arrested in drug bust in Phoenix 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:38 pm

    PHOENIX - A Phoenix woman has been dropped as a political fundraiser for U.S. Sen. John McCain's re-election campaign after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession and other charges.

  • Boxing, football legends hail research into brain damage 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 3:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - Former football star Herschel Walker and former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes say they are all too aware of the toll that blows to the head can take on an athlete's brain.

  • Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-25-16 7:06 pm

    HANNOVER, Germany - Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria as a bid to keep up "momentum" in the campaign to dislodge Islamic State extremists. He pressed European allies to match the U.S. with new contributions of their own.

  • Critics of Trump in GOP Senate fact check his foreign policy 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 3:51 am

    WASHINGTON - The Senate's leading Republican voices on national security are assembling an indictment of Donald Trump's worldview by soliciting rebuttals from U.S. military leaders that challenge the accuracy and legality of the GOP presidential front-runner's most provocative foreign policy positions.

  • US Sen. John McCain calls for criminal probe into mine spill 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 2:58 am

    PHOENIX - U.S. Sen. John McCain called for a criminal investigation into actions by the Environmental Protection Agency that led to a mine spill polluting rivers in three Western states last summer.

  • McCain, Kirkpatrick put aside battle to jointly question EPA 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 6:29 pm

    PHOENIX - Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain and Democratic U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick momentarily aligned interests Friday to question EPA officials during a field hearing on a mine spill that polluted rivers in three Western states last summer.

  • Republican senators concerned over colleague's Sept. 11 bill story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - Key Senate Republicans are divided over a GOP colleague's bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

  • Sept. 11 families upset by White House effort to derail bill story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 4:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - Families of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they are "greatly distressed" that the Obama administration is working to derail legislation giving them the right to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role that elements of the Saudi government may have played in the attack.

  • General says it's cheaper for American forces to be in Korea 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 12:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it's less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States.

  • In Saudi visit, Obama faces 'curveball' in ties with kingdom story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 11:35 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When President Barack Obama arrives in the Saudi capital on Wednesday, he'll face an increasingly assertive leadership still heavily dependent on U.S. weapons and military might that nonetheless has little trust in him and essentially believes it's been thrown a curveball.

  • US to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters to Iraq story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-18-16 7:40 pm

    BAGHDAD - The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the first major increase in U.S. forces in nearly a year, U.S. defense officials said Monday.

  • Trial set for man accused of killing aunt, uncle in El Jebel 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 8:35 pm

    ASPEN, Colorado - A man accused of killing his aunt and uncle in the western Colorado town of El Jebel is scheduled to go to trial Sept. 19.

  • Voters embrace Trump for speaking out on unpopular topics 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 4:34 am

    Donald Trump's inflammatory statements about Mexican immigrants, Muslim refugees and women who get abortions may eventually be his campaign's undoing, some analysts say. But don't tell that to the many supporters such as Titus Kottke, attracted to the Republican front-runner specifically because he shoots from the lip.

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 7:03 pm

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:

  • Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts story has photos
    Updated: Apr-05-16 10:22 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts including the battle against the Islamic State group, the Saudi-led war in Yemen and fears about Iran, a report released Tuesday shows.