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Nation Nov 12New York’s fantasy sports showdown: What happens next?
NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters Tuesday to fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel saying he considered their daily contests to be illegal gambling. He threatened legal action unless they stop accepting play from New…
World Nov 12Obama congratulates Suu Kyi on historic vote in Myanmar
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is congratulating democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi for the success of her opposition party in Myanmar's historic elections.
Nation Nov 11Obama visits Arlington National Cemetery to honor veterans
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged the nation to keep veterans in their thoughts long after Veterans Day and ensure that they receive the care and benefits they've earned.
Politics Nov 08Carson: Questions about my story’s veracity are irrelevant
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says questions about his veracity are irrelevant to the nation's search for the next president.
Politics Nov 07Carson’s front-runner status brings added scrutiny
Ben Carson rose to top the Republican ranks of White House hopefuls as the wise outsider - a candidate without any experience in office, but one who offers a compelling personal narrative, speaks openly of his deep Christian faith and…
Nation Nov 07Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo expected next week
The plan represents a last-gasp effort by the Obama administration to convince staunch opponents in Congress that dangerous detainees who can't be transferred safely to other countries should be housed in a U.S.-based prison.
Politics Nov 07Ben Carson defends West Point story, calling news media ‘unfair’
Criticizing the news media as unfair, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his past descriptions of receiving a scholarship offer for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point even though it does not offer scholarships and he never applied…
Politics Nov 05Elder Bush criticizes Cheney, Rumsfeld, even his son in new biography
WASHINGTON — Former President George H.W. Bush is publicly criticizing for the first time key members of his son's administration.
Politics Nov 03San Francisco voters reject proposal to restrict Airbnb
San Francisco voters have rejected a proposal to restrict Airbnb and a second ballot measure prompted by the city's housing crisis.
Politics Nov 03What’s ahead in the long, long road to the 2016 presidential election
WASHINGTON — Election Day 2015 is Tuesday, which means we’re a year away from the big Election Day to come — the one with the next president on the ballot. Here’s a look at some of the milestones ahead before…