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  • Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is publicly musing about his life in a future Clinton administration, saying he would consider stepping down from the foundation that he founded more than a decade ago,…

  • Latest on traffic jam scandal: Kelly, Baroni arrive in court

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 10:55 a.m. Two former political allies of New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie have greeted each other at the defense table as they prepare to face criminal charges. Christie’s former deputy…

  • Senator: Pentagon underreports sexual assaults in military

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday in a scathing critique that asserts the…

  • High court: Debtors must wait to appeal payment plan denial

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says debtors in bankruptcy cannot immediately appeal a court’s order rejecting a plan to repay creditors. The justices ruled Monday that parties in a bankruptcy case must wait…

  • New York Senate leader surrenders to face corruption charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of the New York Senate surrendered Monday to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a…

  • Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in Atlanta suburb

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville. The…

  • France’s far-right party mulls political fate of patriarch

    PARIS (AP) — The man who for nearly four decades built France’s far-right National Front into a political force may be on the fast track to disgrace. The party’s executive bureau was meeting Monday to…

  • South Sudan ratifies Convention on the Rights of the Child

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — South Sudan has ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international human rights treaty meant to protect children’s rights to health, education and freedom from discrimination. The U.N.…

  • Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top…

  • Democratic committee endorses Murphy for Rubio Senate seat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Senate campaign committee has endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida, who is running for president. The endorsement comes…

  • Ex-Christie allies are at court for hearing in bridge case

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The investigation of politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge in 2013 heads to court Monday as two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie make…

  • Israeli foreign minister steps down to join opposition

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s foreign minister dealt a blow to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s effort to build a coalition by announcing Monday he is stepping down and that his secular, nationalist party is joining the…

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, May 16, the 136th day of 2015. There are 229 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 16, 1975, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to…

  • Burundi: Anti-government protests enter second week

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least 35 people have been injured in demonstrations in Burundi’s capital on Monday, the Burundi Red Cross said, as thousands continued to protest the president’s decision to seek a third…

  • High court won’t hear NY appeal over Miranda warnings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear a dispute over statements that law enforcement officials in Queens, New York, made before telling suspects about their Miranda rights against self-incrimination. The justice on Monday let…