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Clinton, Trump Trade Barbs at Charity Event

10 hours 40 min ago
The annual Alfred E. Smith gala, a Catholic charity event with a tradition of bringing levity to the final stages of presidential campaigns, turned into a blazing exchange of too-close-for-comfort zingers.

Senate Republicans Find Trump's Slide in Polls Buoys Democratic Challengers

11 hours 7 min ago
Senate Republicans fighting to keep control of the chamber in the face of Donald Trump’s dip in the presidential polls are facing a new hurdle: an influx of last-minute cash for their Democratic opponents.

In Iowa, Hillary Clinton Campaign Sees a Possible Opening

12 hours 39 min ago
In Donald Trump’s strongest presidential battleground state, his demographic edge in largely rural areas is being diluted by suburban Republicans put off by his campaign—and Hillary Clinton’s campaign is seeking to use that to its advantage.

Christie, Cuomo Talked Frequently as Bridge Scandal Unfolded, Sources Say

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 19:36
New Jersey governor repeatedly complained to his New York counterpart about efforts to look into the closures, conversations both have denied took place

Trump Reserves Right to Contest Election Outcome

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 19:31
Donald Trump sought to explain his debate-stage suggestion that he might not accept a loss in November’s vote as legitimate, saying at a rally he was simply affirming the ability of candidates to question an election outcome.

Giants, NFL Scramble in Wake of Brown's Admissions of Violence

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 19:11
The Giants say they weren’t aware of the existence of a document in which kicker Josh Brown admits domestic abuse. They will not bring him to London for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Intelligence Officials Reiterate Russian Responsibility for Recent Hacks

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 18:00
Two senior U.S. intelligence officials reiterated their belief that the Russian government has leaked stolen emails in an effort to interfere with the November elections, countering insistence from Donald Trump that no one knows who carried out the attacks.

Detroit's Housing Market Gets a Boost

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 17:44
The city’s depressed real-estate market remains one of its biggest hurdles to recovery. But there is a new push to renovate homes and lift property prices.

Military Can Try Guantanamo Detainee for Conspiracy, Court Rules

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 15:25
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the military could try a Guantanamo Bay detainee for conspiracy, potentially expanding the number of enemy fighters at the offshore prison who can be prosecuted.

Hacked Emails Show Clinton Advisers Worried TPP Stand Would Be Seen as Flip-Flop

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 15:02
A new batch of hacked emails illustrates divisions within Hillary Clinton’s staff over her opposition to the 12-nation Asian trade deal that is one of the Obama administration’s top overseas priorities.

Border Patrol Shooting of Mexican Teen Lawsuit Goes to Court

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:52
The shooting of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez sparked a high-profile lawsuit at the heart of which lies a question: When can a foreign national bring claims under the U.S. Constitution for an incident that happened on foreign soil?

GOP Sees Cuban-American Support Shrinking

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:49
Republican nominee’s strained relationship with community could make Hillary Clinton first Democratic presidential candidate to win a majority of Cuban-Americans, potentially shifting the balance of power in Florida.

Obama Defends Health-Care Law

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:40
President Barack Obama defended his signature health-care act in a speech that described his pride in the achievements of the law and acknowledged significant challenges his successor will face.

Ex-NSA Worker Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records, U.S. Says

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:30
A former National Security Agency contractor amassed at least 500 million pages of government records, including top-secret information, the Justice Department alleged.

Taser Explores Concept of Drone Armed With Stun Gun for Police Use

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:05
Taser International, known for its stun guns and body cameras, talked this week with police officials about the concept of a drone armed with a stun gun for use in law enforcement.

American Service Member Killed in Northern Iraq

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:26
An American service member was killed in action in northern Iraq, where U.S. forces are assisting local Iraqi troops in their high-stakes offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from the extremist group.

Nassau County Executive Faces Public-Corruption Charges

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 07:05
Indictment charging Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was expected to be unsealed Thursday morning; allegations involved bribery and kickbacks

Some Undecided Voters Turn On Trump Over 'Rigged' Claims

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:46
Republican Donald Trump’s refusal to say he would accept the results of the election in the final presidential debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton was the last straw for at least some voters who had been struggling with their decision.

Candidates Offer Vastly Different Visions

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:05
Donald Trump refused to commit to respecting the results of the election if Hillary Clinton wins, during a debate that highlighted widely different visions on abortion, gun rights, immigration and the Supreme Court.

After a Sedate Start, Trump Takes the Bait

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:05
Analysis: After a relatively sedate start to Wednesday’s presidential debate, Donald Trump returned to his counterpunching style against rival Hillary Clinton in a contest that seemed unlikely to change the shape of the race.


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