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Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested
Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

Associated Press

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) – Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange...

Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested
Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

Associated Press

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) – Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange ...

Treasury official says Harriet Tubman will go on $20 bill
Treasury official says Harriet Tubman will go on $20 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Treasury official says Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years.

Aid begins to flow in after earthquake kills 246 in Ecuador
Aid begins to flow in after earthquake kills 246 in Ecuador

PEDERNALES, Ecuador — Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark.

Trump seeks to reshape campaign after Wisconsin loss
Trump seeks to reshape campaign after Wisconsin loss

NEW YORK (AP) – When Donald Trump walked onstage for his final rally before Wisconsin's presidential primary, he found an unfamiliar sight: hundreds of empty seats.

Battle between religious and gay rights splits GOP states
Battle between religious and gay rights splits GOP states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican lawmakers upset about the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage have advanced measures in about a dozen states this year that could strengthen protections for those who refuse on religious grounds...

Cruz win in Wisconsin leaves Trump damaged front-runner
Cruz win in Wisconsin leaves Trump damaged front-runner

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – Republican Donald Trump emerged from Wisconsin as a damaged front-runner following a crushing loss to rival Ted Cruz, deepening questions about the billionaire businessman's presidential qualifications and ...

PayPal cancels North Carolina expansion over discrimination law
PayPal cancels North Carolina expansion over discrimination law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – PayPal says it’s canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

U.S. Capitol locked down after report of shots

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Capitol Police are telling staff in the Capitol complex to shelter in place after a report of gunshots being fired in the Capitol Visitors Center.

Federal officials, advocates push pill-tracking databases
Federal officials, advocates push pill-tracking databases

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s top health officials are stepping up calls to require doctors to log in to pill-tracking databases before prescribing painkillers and other high-risk drugs.

US Muslims dismiss Cruz call for surveillance
US Muslims dismiss Cruz call for surveillance

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A few miles from Disneyland is a place most California tourists never see. The signs along the thoroughfare suddenly switch to Arabic script, advertising hookah shops, Middle Eastern sweets,...

FDA adds warning to widely used painkillers
FDA adds warning to widely used painkillers

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators will add their strongest warning labels to the most widely used prescription painkillers, part of a multi-pronged government campaign to reverse an epidemic of abuse and death...

Islamic State claims bombings in Brussels that killed at least 31
Islamic State claims bombings in Brussels that killed at least 31

The Associated Press

BRUSSELS — Islamic extremists struck Tuesday in the heart of Europe, killing at least 31 people and wounding scores of others in back-to-back bombings of the Brussels airport and subway that again laid bare the...

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