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Odebrecht: No sign dealings with Peru’s president illegal

LIMA, Peru — The Brazilian construction giant at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal says there is no indication the payments made...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that...
A CDC ban on ‘fetus’ and ‘transgender?’ Experts alarmed

NEW YORK — Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told...
Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and...
Nevada Democrat, facing ethics probe, won’t seek re-election

LAS VEGAS — First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada, who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations, announced Saturday he won't seek...
Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead

TORONTO — Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on Canadian billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife after they were found dead in...
A look at some winners and losers under the GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON — Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that congressional Republicans are on the verge of...
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Air Force Academy is restructuring and expanding its sexual-assault office after an internal investigation concluded it was crippled...
Gov.-elect poses next to cutout of Chris Christie on beach

GLEN RIDGE, N.J. — New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is getting some pushback for posing for photos next to a cardboard cutout of Gov....
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A nonprofit advocacy group is finding more reports of homeless people across the state. ...

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