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GOP, Dems team up to address ‘surprise medical bills’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Plunging ahead despite paralyzing partisanship in the nation's capital, senior lawmakers of both parties Thursday proposed legislation to tackle "surprise medical...

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison

John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got...

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation...

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge in Chicago ordered the file in Jussie Smollett's criminal case unsealed Thursday, saying the actor's actions did not appear...

Police raid on reporter erupts into 1st Amendment debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A battle between the press and police is playing out in politically liberal San Francisco after police raided a freelance...

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

BERLIN (AP) - A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the...

Governor survives nearly fatal blow over blackface scandal

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The mystery of whether Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that upended Virginia politics may never be...

Indian ruling party heads to victory with wide lead in votes

NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party was headed to a landslide election victory in Thursday's vote count, while...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals, a decision...

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention...