Cruz, O'Rourke getting combative in close Texas Senate race

DALLAS (AP) — The surprisingly close U.S. Senate race in Texas is growing more combative, and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke are staking their chances on two sharply...

Jack White donates $30K for Oklahoma house in 'Outsiders'

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy winner Jack White is helping preserve a piece of 1980s movie history. Management for the former White Stripes singer confirmed Friday he donated $30,000 to...

Feinstein's re-election opponent criticizes her over letter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're unit...

Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week ...

Homeless helper's benefactor: Case will be 'crystal clear'

BURLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey man under investigation over more than $400,000 raised online for a homeless good Samaritan says answers are coming in the confusing case. Mark...

Black governor nominees become stars in bid for history

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a raucous scene that could have been backstage at a rock concert: camera flashes, fans clamoring for autographs, scowling bodyguards, reporters hungry for a scoop. ...

History-making runs turn black governor nominees into stars

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a raucous scene that could have been backstage at a rock concert: camera flashes, fans clamoring for autographs, scowling bodyguards, reporters hungry for a scoop. ...

Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump's grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes t...

US mechanic denies lying to agents in terrorism probe

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An automobile mechanic has been charged with lying to federal agents who were investigating his shipments of medical supplies to his native Pakistan. Farheed A...

Trump hosting Washington fundraiser for re-election, GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising money for his re-election campaign and the Republican Party at his Washington hotel. The Republican National Committee says about ...

Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition, acknowledging that steady price increases i...

Booker to headline SC Democratic fundraiser amid 2020 talk

Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraising event in South Carolina in October. That will put Booker in fr...

'Wake-up call': 9/11 prompted some to move away to new lives

NEW YORK (AP) — On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin tow...

From poverty to star teacher, Hayes now eyes Congress seat

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — As she hits up the town fairs and parades across northwestern Connecticut, political newcomer Jahana Hayes is sharing her story of rising from poverty to the height of the teac...

Trump schedules Missouri campaign rally for Sept. 13

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will urge the defeat of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill during a campaign rally next week in her Missouri home state. Trump's campaign says ...