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Jamaica's Marlon James wins Booker Prize for fiction

LONDON (AP) — Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:44 PM EDT

Clinton seeks to move past email woes in Democratic debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is entering Tuesday night's first Democratic debate a weakened front-runner, anxious to move past the controversy over her email practices and persuade voters she's the best-qualified candidate to lead the party to a third straight term in the White House.

Oct. 13, 2015 5:20 PM EDT


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Union: Chronic shortage of air traffic controllers a crisis
Oct. 13, 2015 6:55 PM EDT

Belgium tops FIFA ranking, Netherlands down-and-out

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Dutch charmed the world with their free-flowing Total Football during the 1970s. In 2015, they are just a Total Loss.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:55 PM EDT

Bank's liquidation creates uncertainty in Honduras

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Honduras' eighth largest bank is expected to reopen its doors Wednesday amid depositor fears that its liquidation could contaminate the rest of the country's financial sector.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:52 PM EDT

Gophers have another standout on ground with freshman Brooks
Oct. 13, 2015 6:50 PM EDT

Criminal probe under way on claim that officer spat on man

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police veteran's police powers were suspended Tuesday and criminal and internal investigations are underway after a video may have shown the officer spitting on a man he arrested.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:49 PM EDT

Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
Oct. 13, 2015 6:46 PM EDT

Prosecutor: 2 ex-aides to Ron Paul involved in 'cover-up'

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal prosecutor says two top aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign were involved in a "cover-up" when they tried to hide payments to a state lawmaker who agreed to endorse their boss.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:46 PM EDT

Jamaica's Marlon James wins Booker Prize for fiction
Oct. 13, 2015 6:44 PM EDT

Gun shop ordered to pay millions to injured police officers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A jury ordered a Wisconsin gun store on Tuesday to pay nearly $6 million to two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at the store.

Oct. 13, 2015 6:43 PM EDT

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Fiorina raises $7 million after strong debate performances

WASHINGTON (AP) — A campaign aide says Carly Fiorina has raised almost $7 million for her Republican presidential bid in the past three months.

Oct. 13, 2015 5:03 PM EDT

Correction: DEM 2016-Clinton-Trump story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Oct. 12 about Hillary Rodham Clinton appearing outside of Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the establishment is a casino. The hotel does not have a gambling operation.

Oct. 13, 2015 4:26 PM EDT

University of Houston hosts Feb. 26 GOP presidential debate

HOUSTON (AP) — The University of Houston will host a 2016 Republican presidential debate on Feb. 26, four days before Texas and 11 other states are set to hold Super Tuesday primaries.

Oct. 13, 2015 4:10 PM EDT

Jindal campaign pushing to move up to GOP debate main stage

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign Tuesday panned the criteria being used to whittle down the candidate list for the next Republican debate, saying it shouldn't ignore the importance of early voting states Iowa and New Hampshire.

Oct. 13, 2015 4:07 PM EDT

As Democrats debate, Biden to watch from home in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden won't be on stage for the first Democratic presidential debate, but he'll be watching from his official residence in Washington.

Oct. 13, 2015 2:51 PM EDT

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate
Oct. 13, 2015 1:36 PM EDT

Democratic debate host Steve Wynn more of a Republican
Oct. 13, 2015 12:15 PM EDT

Bush offers plan to repeal, replace federal health care law
Oct. 13, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

A viewers' guide to the first Democratic debate of 2016 race
Oct. 13, 2015 11:35 AM EDT

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