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Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the engineer's actions just before the crash....

Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton from the left, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders formally launched his Democratic presidential campaign on Tuesday by vowing to start a "political revolution" to address core economic issues, massive student debt and the role of big money in politics....

AP source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said....

Biden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is reassuring Iraq's government of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment....

Arizona House Democrat to challenge McCain for Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she will challenge Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year, launching an uphill bid to unseat the five-term senator in the GOP-leaning state....

Supreme Court clarifies power of bankruptcy judges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court says bankruptcy courts have authority to rule on disputes that fall outside the bankruptcy proceedings if the parties to the case consent....

GOP likely to feel the heat if court decision guts Obamacare
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control....

Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather than the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures....

Arizona House Democrat to challenge McCain for Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick says she will challenge veteran Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year....

High court won't hear child custody dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is staying out of an international child custody dispute between a New Hampshire woman and her former husband in Turkey....

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