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Trump spends big on television

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 2:33 p.m. For the first time in more than a month, Donald Trump is spending big on…

Capitol Hill Buzz: House Republicans solve flag fight_coins

(WASHINGTON, AP) — House Republicans sidestepped the divisive fight over displays of the Confederate battle flag at the U.S. Capitol with plans to put up state coins instead. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich.,…

Clinton on path to clinch before California

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 following the New York state primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 7:15 a.m. With her New York win, Hillary Clinton’s support among superdelegates puts…

High court upholds Arizona redistricting plan

By SAM HANANEL Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says an Arizona commission did not violate the principle of one-person, one-vote when it redrew the state’s legislative districts in…

Terror victims win Supreme Court judgment against Iran

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a judgment allowing families of victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism to collect nearly $2 billion. The court on Wednesday ruled 6-2 in favor of relatives…

FBI: Using third-parties to break encryption not solution

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — A senior FBI official says she doesn’t think hiring third parties to help the FBI hack into locked iPhones should be the solution. Amy…

Senators call on Obama to investigate sexual assault cases

By RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — President Barack Barack Obama is being urged by two U.S. senators to investigate whether the Pentagon misled Congress with information about sexual assault cases…

Still many questions about Zika’s threat to pregnant women

By LAUREN NEERGAARD Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a threat the virus…

General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea

By RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — 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…

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

By MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using…