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In this July 26, 2018 photo, Jerry Cox, the head of the Family Council Action Committee, speaks to a group of pastors at a breakfast meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas. Cox spoke about a proposed "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot in November. Cox's group is rallying churches against the proposal, which would impose new limits on damages awarded in lawsuits. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo)
Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This Feb. 22, 2018 file photo shows Jackson Hole businessman Dave Dodson in Cheyenne, Wyo.  Dodson, a political newcomer and businessman little known in Wyoming, has made a bold Republican primary bid to tap anger over  U.S. Sen. John Barrasso corporate donations and Washington ties. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, file)
Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fightWealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 13, 2013, file photo, South Dakota state Sen. Billie Sutton rides a horse on his family's farm in Gregory County outside of Burke, S.D. Sutton is paralyzed from the waist down from a 2007 rodeo accident and uses a special saddle with straps to hold him in without the use of his legs to grip the horse's side. Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but the rodeo accident that claimed his burgeoning career and his ability to walk led instead to a political rise that could make Sutton the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in more than four decades. (Jay Pickthorn/Argus Leader via AP, File)
Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governorBillie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Houston school removes sign after social media criticismA sign at a Houston elementary and middle school that sparked social media protests has been removed
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Aug. 16, 2018 photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. Just two years ago, the Minnesota Democrat became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature. Now she's likely to become one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be
The Associated Press4 hours ago
2 shot during South Florida high school football gameA high school football stadium has been evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kidsCourt documents filed on behalf of a Colorado man accused of killing his wife and young daughters say the girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE. This July 26, 2018 file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.A federal judge has extended a freeze on deporting families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, giving a reprieve to hundreds of children and their parents to remain in the United States.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum planFederal judge asks U.S. government, ACLU to come up with plan to address rights of families separated at border to seek asylum
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sentencing is set Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for Santiago, a 28-year-old Alaska man who pleaded guilty in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shootingAn Alaska man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
The Latest: Lawyer says girls' bodies were submerged in oilA lawyer for a Colorado man suspected in the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters says the daughters' bodies were submerged in crude oil for four days before they were found
The Associated Press17 hours ago
A visitor takes a picture of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms, at the Huntington Library Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in San Marino, Calif. Corpse flowers typically take 15 years to reach a mature blooming size, and blooms usually only last 24 hours. (AP Photo/Ariel Tu)
Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom in CaliforniaVisitors are flocking to the Huntington Library in Southern California to get a whiff of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook’s advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development alleged in a complaint this week that Facebook violated the Fair Housing Act because its targeting systems allow advertisers to exclude certain audiences, such as families with young children or disabled people, from seeing housing ads. AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing adsFederal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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