A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported.
By Steve Peoples, Scott Bauer, Associated Press
In the Midwest, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a one-time Trump skeptic, won the right to seek a third term…
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic…
By Grant Schulte, Associated Press
Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "I haven't been in every single room," when asked if she can say with certainty that Trump has never used the N-word.
By Mark Scolforo, Marc Levy, Associated Press
The report said more than 300 clergy committed the abuse over a period decades, beginning in the mid-1950s.
By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press
Yosemite National Park closed for 20 days after a wildfire peaked during its busiest month for tourism. As a result, visitor bureaus in the area and the park estimate roughly $50 million in losses.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.
By Associated Press
The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said.
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