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At North Carolina's GOP convention, governor candidate Robinson energizes Republicans for election

May. 26, 2024 08:22 AM EDT

Before Mark Robinson, North Carolina's GOP candidate for governor, even stepped on stage at the state party's convention Saturday, several state candidates took time in their own speeches to energize the crowd by vouching for Robinson's gubernatorial bid. When the state's lieutenant...

Lara Trump touts RNC changes and a 2024 presidential victory for Trump in North Carolina

May. 24, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — To a room full of Republicans from across North Carolina on Friday, former President Donald Trump railed against the Biden administration and vowed to win in the state for a third time — all over a speaker phone call after his son Eric Trump dialed him on stage. ...

The Latest | Judge is sorting out the final stretch of Trump's hush money trial

May. 16, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors' star witness in the hush money case against Donald Trump was back in the hot seat Thursday as defense lawyers tried to chip away at Michael Cohen’s crucial testimony implicating the former president. The trial resumed in Manhattan with the potentially...

St. Thomas hockey to follow Arizona State into NCHC, as league expands to 10 teams

May. 15, 2024 21:09 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas will join the National Collegiate Hockey Conference for the 2026-27 season as the 10th member, the men's hockey league announced Wednesday. The NCHC will formally add Arizona State this summer for the 2024-25 season,...

Editorial Roundup: United States

May. 15, 2024 12:39 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 11 The New York Times on college campus protests Protesting the world’s wrongs has been a rite of passage for generations of American youth, buoyed by our strong laws protecting free...

Speaker Mike Johnson assails Trump's felony trial in remarkable visit outside courthouse

May. 14, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson assailed the hush money case against Donald Trump Tuesday as an illegitimate “sham,” becoming the highest-ranking Republican to show up at court, embrace the former president's claims of political persecution and attack the U.S. system of justice. ...

The Latest | Defense expects cross-examination of Cohen to last through Thursday, transcript shows

May. 14, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s fixer-turned-foe returned to the witness stand and could face a bruising round of questioning from the former president’s lawyers. Michael Cohen 's testimony this week has linked Trump to all aspects of a hush money scheme that prosecutors say was...

Voting Rights Act weighs heavily in North Dakota's attempt to revisit redistricting decision it won

May. 09, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Months after it won a lawsuit over legislative boundaries, North Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its victory, baffling others involved in the state's redistricting fights and prompting some legal experts to call the state’s action a potential assault on...

Judge orders community service, fine for North Dakota lawmaker tied to building controversy

May. 09, 2024 14:50 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge on Thursday ordered a state lawmaker to serve 250 hours of community service and pay a $2,500 fine after a jury convicted him of a misdemeanor in connection with a controversial state-leased building he has an ownership in. State District...

Trump is in no hurry as he leans into the pageantry of vice presidential tryouts

May. 08, 2024 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As former President Donald Trump remains stuck in the courtroom listening to salacious details of an extramarital sexual encounter he denies, another spectacle is playing out in the background as his vice presidential tryouts get underway. The dynamic was on full...