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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman leaves federal court in Boston with her brother Moore Huffman Jr., left, after she was sentenced in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in federal prison in Dublin, Calif., but was released early after serving 10 days. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Top stories of 2019 played out in court in Massachusetts

Dec. 26, 2019 6:01 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — 2019's biggest stories in Massachusetts played out in the courtroom. Dozens of wealthy and privileged parents — some of them Hollywood stars — were ensnared in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. A judge tossed a sexual assault case against actor Kevin Spacey...

Weld, Walsh added to North Carolina GOP primary ballots

Dec. 20, 2019 2:13 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina election supervisors on Friday added two candidates to the state's Republican presidential primary ballot, even though the state GOP had asked that Donald Trump be the only one listed. The State Board of Elections — composed of three Democrats and two...

President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Judge: South Carolina GOP can cancel its 2020 primary

Dec. 11, 2019 12:56 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday upheld the South Carolina Republican Party's decision not to hold a 2020 presidential primary, a move taken by several states in erecting hurdles for the long-shot candidates challenging President Donald Trump. In her order, Circuit Judge Jocelyn Newman wrote the...