NEW YORK (AP) — Back at Brooklyn College this winter to launch his second White House bid, Bernie Sanders paused to recall growing up nearby in a 3½-room apartment beset by money worries.
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OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — On an exclusive Connecticut peninsula, where signs warn outsiders to stay off private roads, eight multimillion-dollar homes with sprawling yards along the Long Island Sound are poised to become eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid.
ATLANTA (AP) — Reading books and looking at pictures is great, but nothing facilitates learning like travel. Not only do children get to see a world beyond their neighborhood, they get to experience it — feel it, taste it, hear it, and better understand the world around them.
MABLETON — A white man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her, “go back where you came from.”
ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors were unable to agree on a verdict in the trial of a 25-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a Georgia college student during a 2015 fight in the school's student union.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power intends to rely more on solar power than in past years to deliver energy to homes and businesses. It will also close a coal-fired power plant in northwest Georgia.
BERLIN (AP) — Sweden's prime minister says he would be glad to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump about rapper A$AP Rocky's detention but he "cannot and will not attempt to influence prosecutors or courts."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is opening a hub for computer programing and app development that will serve historically black colleges and universities across the country.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.
MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — An African-American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her, "Go back where you came from."
NEW YORK — An eclectic crew of New York Republicans are mounting aggressive bids to unseat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year — but at least one of them used to support the left-wing congresswoman.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to "go back" to Somalia all he wants. All indications suggest she's not going anywhere.
When former DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg agreed to co-host a high-wattage Hollywood fundraiser this week for Joe Biden’s presidential bid, people may have assumed the former vice president was his pick for 2020.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are engaged in open warfare over health care that could harden party divisions and play into the hands of President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump says her husband's administration is working with the State Department to try to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The federal agency that manages the vast wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp says a private company's plan to mine minerals near the swamp edge could pose "substantial risks" to the environment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates trying to appeal to progressive voters with a call for "Medicare for All" are wrestling with the thorny question of how to pay for such a dramatic overhaul of the U.S. health care system.
The release of a massive trove of data from lawsuits over the nation’s opioid crisis provides the most detailed accounting to date of the role played by the major pharmaceutical companies and distributors.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Dacula, Georgia, man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitutions for defrauding rappers and professional athletes through their Apple accounts.
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An evangelical Ohio preacher accused of repeatedly raping a child has avoided prison mostly because of his attorney, who's said to have used his position as Georgia house speaker to delay court proceedings.
ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman, joining widespread criticism of the campaign crowd's cry after Republicans warned about political blowback from the angry scene.
WASHINGTON — Democratic front-runner Joe Biden will face off against Kamala Harris on the second night of the two-part presidential primary debate in Detroit at the end of the month.
LOS ANGELES — Former Vice President and Democratic front-runner Joe Biden called President Donald Trump “despicable” Thursday for his racist remarks about four Democratic congresswoman of color.
WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren unveiled a policy proposal Thursday to slap new rules on private equity and “useless speculation” on Wall Street while rolling back President Donald Trump’s deregulation of the financial industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
NEW YORK (AP) — Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to squash stories about alleged affairs he had.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A woman and her three young children were found slain at a Georgia apartment complex by police and a man has been charged with murder.
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry, pitching constraints designed to end what she decries as "legalized looting" by investment firms that take over troubled companies.
WASHINGTON — When then-Vice President Joe Biden hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for a five-day diplomatic blitz in 2012, a Hollywood Democratic mega-donor kept popping up with them.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic National Committee and CNN unveiled the list of candidates who will take part in the second presidential primary debates of the 2020 election.