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  • Bradlee recalled as a genius, great journalist

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday, was remembered as one of the nation's great journalists and a courageous and charismatic friend and colleague: ___ "For Benjamin Bradlee, journalism was more than a profession — it was a public good vital to our...

  • Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, even...

  • SC challengers hammer Gov. Haley in last debate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used their final debate Tuesday to attack her handling of problems at the state's child welfare agency and what they said is her lack of support for a law to take guns away from people convicted of...

  • Raimondo, Fung spar over leadership in TV debate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung went after each other's leadership and decision-making in the first televised debate of the Rhode Island governor's race, while voters also got an introduction to a wild-card Moderate Party candidate. The three...

  • Tillis lone NC Senate candidate on live TV program

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thom Tillis got the stage alone Tuesday night in North Carolina's tight U.S. Senate race, the only candidate on a statewide television program in which he discussed views on abortion, global climate change and differences with absent Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan....

  • Baker, Coakley to face off in gubernatorial debate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate Tuesday in Massachusetts. Coakley said if elected she would focus on building a sustainable economy from the...

  • Obama calls late Ben Bradlee a 'true newspaperman'

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is remembering the late editor Ben Bradlee as a "true newspaperman" who transformed The Washington Post into one of the country's finest papers. Bradlee died Tuesday at his home in Washington at the age of 93. In a statement issued Tuesday...

  • Michigan donors to super PAC include Land's dad

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's father was among Michigan residents who gave heavily last month to a conservative super PAC that has spent at least $4 million on TV ads against Democrat Gary Peters. The Ending Spending Action Fund reported late...

  • Sparks fly throughout last Maine governor debate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The three candidates for governor clashed Tuesday in their final debate, highlighting their differences on a wide range of issues, including health care and welfare. Partisan sparks flew early and often between Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic U.S. Rep....

  • Ga. electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are white

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's electorate is changing fast, state officials said Tuesday, underscoring a shift that Democrats see as critical to making gains in a state dominated by Republicans. The total number of people registered to vote in Georgia has dropped by nearly 40,000 since the...

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