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John Hickenlooper ending his 2020 White House bid

August 15, 2019

DENVER (AP) — John Hickenlooper will drop out of the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, according to a Democrat close to him. The former two-term Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the...



US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

July 31, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health...



Capital One target of massive data breach

July 30, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation’s largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained...





Resumed federal executions raise death penalty’s 2020 stakes

July 26, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The question to Michael Dukakis, the Democratic presidential candidate in 1988, was brutally personal. “If Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?” Bernard...


Pot legalization bills introduced in Congress

July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bills that would legalize and tax marijuana at the national level, and provide opportunities for people convicted of federal pot crimes to clear their records, were introduced Tuesday in Congress. The companion...






Here’s a fact: We went to the moon in 1969

July 12, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government. The suspicions arose...



Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

July 9, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose...



Central California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years

July 6, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked buildings, set fires, wrecked roads but only caused...