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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas.  Michigan attorney Kyle Bristow says Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 that white nationalist Spencer's planned appearance at the University of Cincinnati has been scheduled for next March 14. The University of Cincinnati trustees in October condemned hate while defending a decision to allow Spencer to speak on campus. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Strong reactions to upcoming white nationalist college stopThe decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
3 soccer officials' bribery trial set for closing argumentsClosing arguments set to take place in New York trial of 3 former South American soccer officials charged in FIFA bribery scandal
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks as his wife Kayla Moore, right, listens at the RSA activity center, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore did not concede to his Democratic opponent Doug Jones.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Jones victorious in stunning Alabama Senate upsetJones wins Alabama Senate race in stunning upset
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridiculeThe wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore drew ridicule online after she declared that "one of our attorneys is a Jew," and said some of their close friends are "Jewish and rabbis" while defending him against bias accusations.
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
File - In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, state Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, talks with another legislator during a break in the opening session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The rural Alaska lawmaker has refused calls that he resign amid allegations of inappropriate behavior from seven women. Westlake issued a statement Tuesday evening, Dec. 12, 2017, saying he plans to stay in office. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
Alaska lawmaker refuses to resign amid misconduct claimsA rural Alaska lawmaker has refused calls that he resign amid allegations of inappropriate behavior from seven women
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, Doug Jones speaks at a news conference in Dolomite, Ala. Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state’s new U.S. senator. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, file)
Things to know about Alabama's new US senator, Doug JonesThings to know about Doug Jones, a Democrat who won a special election against Republican Roy Moore to become Alabama's next U.S. senator
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, tourists take photos of elk outside Yellowstone National Park's Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days it allows visitors to get in for free. After waiving entrance fees for 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, that it will have four no-cost days next year. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
US national parks to slash number of free days for visitorsNational parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2017 file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is interviewed by The Associated Press in Sacramento, Calif. California and the Trump administration will square off at a key federal court hearing in Oakland to help a judge decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women. U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam is not expected to immediately issue a ruling at the hearing Tuesday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Lawyers clash over impact of Trump's rules on birth controlLawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice have clashed in court over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Marta Romeno, left, one of five female kitchen workers in Boston bringing a sexual harassment lawsuit against McCormick & Schmick's, a national restaurant chain featuring seafood and steaks, recounts her experiences as attorney Sophia Hall looks on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Boston. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, a Boston-based nonprofit representing the women, says the lawsuit alleges a workplace filled with "lewd behavior, sexually inappropriate comments and unwanted touching." (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behaviorFive female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, photo clouds form in the distance as two homes stay standing after surviving an early morning wildfire at the Shepard Mesa neighborhood in Carpinteria, Calif. (Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via AP)
Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoodsThe fifth largest wildfire in California history ripped through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Lake County Sheriff's Department shows ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert. A judge has ordered Hastert not to have contact with anyone under 18, unless another adult is present who is aware of revelations that the former House speaker abused high school students decades ago. (Lake County Sheriff Department via AP, File)
Judge bars ex-Speaker Hastert from being alone with minorsA judge has ordered Dennis Hastert not have contact with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of revelations that the former House speaker abused high school students decades ago
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man leaves flowers and a candle on the steps of City Hall for Mayor Ed Lee in San Francisco, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee leaves behind city in turmoilSan Francisco went from a city struggling from recession to a technology-fueled economic powerhouse under Mayor Ed Lee, who died Tuesday at 65
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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