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  • Missouri Senate hopeful must overcome 'secretary of state curse' to win

    WASHINGTON Like any challenger looking to unseat a U.S. senator, Jason Kander faces long odds. But the 33-year-old Afghanistan War veteran, who serves as Missouri's secretary of state, also must buck a historic losing trend to defeat Republican Sen. Roy...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Wolf celebrates milestone of sorts Celebrating the first 100 days of school isn't just for students in kindergarten to fifth grade. It's for governors, too. Well some governors, anyway. Gov. Tom Wolf, sworn into office Jan. 20, reached the century...
  • As Philippine congressman, Pacquiao seen as underachieving

     As Philippine congressman, Pacquiao seen as underachieving
    Manny Pacquiao has been an inspiration for millions of Filipinos not just as a boxer, but as a philanthropist. As a politician, not so much. The country's biggest individual taxpayer in 2013, Pacquiao has often shared his wealth with the poor in his...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Rutland Herald (Vt.), April 30, 2015 Sen. Bernard Sanders will announce today that he plans to run for president. He is the first candidate to take on...
  • Japan prime minister ends US visit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ended his weeklong visit to the U.S. with a tour of the University of Southern California, where he was a student in the 1970s. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1GR69Gt ) the brief visit on Saturday...
  • Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits USC, where he was a student

    Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits USC, where he was a student
    Heading home from a weeklong visit to the U.S., Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stopped off Saturday morning for a nostalgic tour of USC, where he was a student in the 1970s. The brief visit to USC was Abe's final event in the United States before he...
  • Uncle Sam may have picked the wrong cash cow

    Randy Sowers always expected the government to show up one day and ask where all the cash he was depositing at his bank came from. He thought he had the right answer: from his business selling eggs and milk at farmers markets. But under a federal law...
  • 115 Indiana cities holding mayoral primaries on Tuesday

    Mayoral primaries can be sleepy affairs with low voter turnout. But Tuesday's elections could bring some intrigue as residents in 115 cities across Indiana set the stage for November's elections. What to look for: FAVORITES DON'T ALWAYS WIN...
  • Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals

    Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals
    When the People's Republic of Latgale was proclaimed on the Internet in late January, security officials in this small former Soviet republic took notice. Until the furtive creators of the website declared independence on behalf of the country's...
  • Declaration of Independence broadside set for Ohio display

    A rare Declaration of Independence copy printed more than two centuries ago and tucked away in historical archives in Ohio for more than 140 years will be displayed publicly for the first time by a Cincinnati museum. The broadside printed by newspaper...
  • Massachusetts members of Congress backing minimum wage hike

    Members of Massachusetts all-Democratic congressional delegation are lining up behind an effort to hike the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2020. Sens. Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren have already signed onto the Senate version of the bill....