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  • This time, Hillary Clinton plays up her gender and key issues for women

    This time, Hillary Clinton plays up her gender and key issues for women
    Hillary Rodham Clinton waited until the day of her concession speech the last time she ran for president to put the glass ceiling at the center of her campaign. Seven years later, the country and Clinton both have changed. From the start, her campaign...
  • Starbucks not liable for spilled coffee that burned officer, jury says

    Starbucks not liable for spilled coffee that burned officer, jury says
    Police Sgt. Matthew Kohr got a cup of coffee from his usual barista, Ali, one day in January 2012 at Starbucks Store No. 8373 in the North Carolina capital. The venti-size coffee blend — Kohr says Ali called it "something special" — was hot....
  • Killing of two Mississippi officers a grim reminder of job's dangers

    Killing of two Mississippi officers a grim reminder of job's dangers
    The deadly encounter in Mississippi started normally enough, when a police officer pulled over a gold Cadillac Escalade with three people inside. But within moments, two officers lay bleeding in the street, two families were devastated, and police...
  • Seattle clings to hope for two 19-year-olds missing after Nepal earthquake

    Seattle clings to hope for two 19-year-olds missing after Nepal earthquake
    First came an urgent message on the neighborhood social networking site, five days after the massive earthquake shook Nepal, killing thousands: "Tie a yellow ribbon for Sydney. Tomorrow at 1 p.m...Community effort, all welcome!" The ribbons, wrote...
  • Can Rubio or Bush help Republicans finally win Latino vote in 2016?

    Can Rubio or Bush help Republicans finally win Latino vote in 2016?
    Once an afterthought, Latino voters have moved to the center of the 2016 presidential campaign, the object of early and unprecedented courtship by candidates on both sides. The efforts, both substantive and symbolic, reflect a political map that has...
  • In Western states, idea of reclaiming federal land still has a strong allure

    In Western states, idea of reclaiming federal land still has a strong allure
    Spread over 6,500 miles of sparse scrub and alkaline soil, Millard County is one of Utah's poorest. But for five years, the cash-strapped county so remote it was the site of a Japanese American internment camp in World War II still found $1,000 to send to...
  • Jeb Bush's war against Florida high-speed rail shows his governing style

    Jeb Bush's war against Florida high-speed rail shows his governing style
    When Jeb Bush was governor of Florida, he said his constituents didn't fully understand what they were doing when they amended their constitution in 2000 to build a high-speed rail line connecting the state's five largest cities. "People thought it...
  • Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls

    Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona. A former prosecutor and potential presidential candidate, Christie has long been a staunch opponent...
  • Illinois' $105-billion public pension fix struck down by state Supreme Court

    Illinois' $105-billion public pension fix struck down by state Supreme Court
    Taxpayers are facing a $1-trillion public pension headache across the nation — and that remains untouched after an Illinois Supreme Court ruling on Friday. The top court in Illinois unanimously threw out a legislative fix designed to erase a $105-...
  • Key in Colorado theater rampage trial: What was James Holmes' mind-set?

    Key in Colorado theater rampage trial: What was James Holmes' mind-set?
    The first week of testimony in the Aurora, Colo., theater rampage trial underscored the full horror of the 2012 attack that left 12 people dead and 70 wounded. Burly first responders in uniform cried as they related the chaos and the carnage. Victims...
  • Amid drought, the West is no place for a lawn, as Nevada has learned

    Amid drought, the West is no place for a lawn, as Nevada has learned
    When Gov. Jerry Brown ordered that California rip up 50 million square feet of lawns to conserve water amid the West's deadening drought, the Golden State gasped. Meanwhile, the Silver State yawned. Desert denizens have already been there and done...