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Capitol returning to normal day after intruder is shot

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — The U.S. Capitol complex reopened amid visibly higher security Tuesday, a day after police say officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a…

US orders diplomatic, military families out of south Turkey

By MATTHEW LEE and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — The State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern…

Looking for calorie labels on menus? Not until 2017

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Wondering how many calories are in that hamburger? Chain restaurants still don’t have to tell you, despite a 6-year-old law requiring calorie labels…

State Department: 2 more Americans are Brussels victims

(WASHINGTON, AP) — Two more Americans have been identified as killed in the attacks on Brussels, the State Department confirmed Sunday, bringing to four the total number of U.S. citizens confirmed as…

Clinton: Americans should put Court nomination at forefront

By KEN THOMAS Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Hillary Clinton wants voters to consider what Republican front-runner Donald Trump might do to shape the Supreme Court. Clinton planned to use in a…

Clinton, Trump maintain solid delegate leads

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Latest on the presidential election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Hillary Clinton is closing in on collecting three-quarters of the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination.…

No indication yet of any American deaths in Brussels attacks

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Obama administration says it’s unaware of any Americans killed in the Brussels attacks. State Department spokesman Mark Toner says about a dozen U.S. citizens are known to…

Sanders: Brussels attack reminder of war with IS

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times Eastern Standard Time): 11:40 a.m. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the attack in Brussels, Belgium, is a “brutal reminder…

Employers fight rule that could broaden transgender rights

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — Big companies are pushing back against proposed federal rules they say would require their medical plans to cover gender transition and other services under…

DHS using unpopular raids to curb border crossings

by ALICIA A. CALDWELL                                                                                                                                                   Associated Press (WASHINGTON, AP) — The Obama administration is openly stepping up efforts to find and deport immigrants who were part of the 2014 surge of…