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  • Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One or two men could decide which party controls the Senate after the nation votes next week. One is independent Sen. Angus King of Maine. He cooperates with Democrats but says he might switch to the Republicans. The other is Kansas independent candidate Greg Orman....

  • Candidates for New York attorney general to debate

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general are set to engage in a live televised debate just days before voters head to the polls. Thursday night's debate between Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a Democrat, and Republican John Cahill will be...

  • Michelle Obama to headline rally for Raimondo

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo is bringing first lady Michelle Obama to Providence for a get-out-the-vote rally. Obama is headlining Thursday's event at Juanita Sanchez School. The theme is "rebuilding the middle class," which was also the focus...

  • Both US Senate seats will be on ballot this year

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters have the unusual opportunity to weigh in on both of the state's next U.S. senators as early voting begins across the state. Thursday is the first of three days of early, in-person voting at election board offices across the state. In the state's...

  • Pence hits trail for GOP; Dems plan final weekend

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Pence has taken to the campaign trail to support Republican candidates for the General Assembly, making bus stops throughout the state with the contenders this week. Meanwhile, the three Democrats running for statewide offices have announced...

  • New Mexico candidates to disclose fundraising

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Candidates are to make a disclosure of their campaign spending during the final stretch leading to next week's election. Campaign finance reports must be filed Thursday by candidates for governor and other state offices and by political committees trying to...

  • Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swath of ocean off Antarctica by creating the world's largest marine reserve appeared headed for failure for the fourth time. The countries that make decisions about Antarctic fishing finish a 10-day meeting Friday in Hobart,...

  • Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Supporters of ballot measures to legalize marijuana in Oregon and Alaska are focusing on young voters, who are considered more likely than others to favor legal pot, but less likely to cast a ballot. Ethan Nadelmann is head of Drug Policy Action, a major...

  • Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) — A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can. Police in...

  • Marine recharged in Iraq war case back in court

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers say the Marine Corps should not be retrying a Marine sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence. Attorney Chris Oprison said he will argue...

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