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5 things we learned about Trump from his medical checkup

Five things we learned about President Donald Trump from Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the doctor who oversaw Trump's first medical checkup in office. SLEEP Trump doesn't get much shut-eye. … Click to Continue »

Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers. … Click to Continue...

'The Situation' to plead guilty to tax-related charges

Former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is expected to plead guilty to federal tax charges this week. A letter filed with the court on Wednesday says … Click to Continue »

Panel on police body cameras in limbo, probe sought

A Connecticut task force on police body cameras that was created last year amid calls for more accountability in law enforcement has yet to meet because lawmakers have only appointed … Click to Continue »

Legislative panel rejects financial disclosure proposal

A panel of Idaho lawmakers has killed proposed legislation that would have required lawmakers to disclose some of their personal financial information. Under the legislation, which was unanimously endorsed by … Click to Continue »

Lawyer: GOP senator not stepping down amid investigation

The lawyer for a Republican state senator being investigated by state police says his client has decided not to step down. Sen. Nicholas Kettle's attorney, Paul DiMaio, said on Wednesday … Click to Continue »

The Latest: New Mexico regulators revise order in rate case

The Latest on a proposed rate increase by New Mexico's largest electric utility (all times local): Noon A divided panel of state regulators has once again revised an order that … Click to Continue »

Missouri House passes bill on human trafficking posters

The Missouri House has passed legislation to require some business to hang posters advertising the national human trafficking hotline. House lawmakers voted 139-5 Wednesday to send it to the Senate. … Click to Continue »

What to watch: The fight over Virginia's electric rates

Virginia's General Assembly is in the middle of a contentious fight over electric rates that could impact monthly utility bills for most businesses and residents. A bipartisan group of lawmakers … Click to Continue »

Lawyer for convicted AG: Investigator had too much power

A lawyer for the former Pennsylvania attorney general convicted of leaking secret information then lying about it says the special prosecutor who investigated her had too much power. Kathleen Kane's … Click to Continue »

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ ON THIS MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY, 'LET US BE DISSATISFIED,' Jan. 15 With the rhetoric emanating out of the highest office in the land, … Click to Continue »

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's alternate reality marks presidency

For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. "There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month. … Click to Continue »

The Latest: GOP noncommittal on plan to share in donations

The Latest on a top Minnesota GOP official's request to be paid a 10 percent commission on large donations to the party (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The executive director … Click to Continue »

Judges, employees file suit to reclaim courthouse recordings

Judges and employees of a court in northwest New Mexico have filed a lawsuit against state in an effort to reclaim secret audio recordings made in the courthouse by a … Click to Continue »

South Carolina editorial roundup

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 14 The Spartanburg Herald-Journal on newsprint tariff: It's been a tough time for newspapers. The market has been changing, and papers have … Click to Continue »

North Carolina editorial roundup

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 13 The News & Observer of Raleigh on taxes and state fees: North Carolina's Republican lawmakers tout how much they have cut … Click to Continue »

West Virginia editorial roundup

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ Jan. 16 The Journal of Martinsburg on trade skills: Focus on vocational training is returning in West Virginia, and across the United States, … Click to Continue »

Tennessee editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Jan. 10 The Chattanooga Times Free Press on pollution: It seems we've hardly been able to pick up the paper in recent days without … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Peru indigenous ask pope to push for land rights

The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Latin America (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Peru's indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis urging him to press for the … Click to Continue »

Detroit man awarded $1 million for wrongful conviction

A Detroit man who spent 25 years in prison for murder before proving he was the victim of police misconduct was awarded $1 million on Wednesday under a state program … Click to Continue »

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