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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a campaign event at Exeter Town Hall, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Latest: Klobuchar optimistic before New Hampshire vote

Feb. 10, 2020 10:39 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on campaigning for the 2020 election (all times local): 10:30 p.m. At a rowdy event Monday at a Manchester bar, Amy Klobuchar made her final push for votes ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Amid chants of “Amy” and plenty of beer, Klobuchar...

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One to travel to a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump seeks big increase in career-technical education money

Feb. 10, 2020 6:23 PM EST

President Donald Trump is proposing a $900 million increase in education spending to teach skills and trades, in what would be a historic federal infusion into a spending area that's been stagnant for years. The announcement Monday follows Trump's State of the Union push for career and technical education and is...

President Donald Trump smiles as he speaks at the 68th annual National Prayer Breakfast, at the Washington Hilton, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Campaigner or commander in chief? No difference for Trump

Feb. 6, 2020 11:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dispatching Cabinet secretaries across the country to woo Iowa voters. Using private cash to finance an official made-for-TV moment. Delivering a State of the Union address that doubled as a campaign kickoff speech. Holding an impeachment acquittal victory rally in the White House East...

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker Nancy Pelosi look on. (Leah Millis/Pool via AP)

Text of President Trump's 2020 State of the Union address

Feb. 5, 2020 12:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Text of President Donald Trump's 2020 State of the Union address, as delivered, provided by the White House: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback....

Nashville Predators to help Tennessee State University

Jan. 31, 2020 4:43 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University and the Nashville Predators announced on Thursday a partnership that will kick off with a "$1 Million in 1 Month" fundraising campaign for scholarships at the historically black university. The campaign will take place during the month of February, which...

Belmont College to merge with Watkins College of Art

Jan. 29, 2020 4:08 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Belmont University on Tuesday announced plans to merge with the city's Watkins College of Art, with Watkins students starting classes at Belmont beginning in August. The Watkins merger follows Belmont's 2018 merger with the O'More College of Design, previously based in...

This July 31, 2019 photo shows Stillwater Christian School parents Jeri Anderson and Kendra Espinoza at Woodland Park in Kalispell, Mont.  The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program for private K-12 education that also makes donors eligible for up to $150 in state tax credits. Advocates on both sides say the outcome could be momentous because it could lead to efforts in other states to funnel taxpayer money to religious schools. (Casey Kreider/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Jan. 22, 2020 3:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The court was sharply divided along ideological lines in arguments over a provision in...

Clemson safety Nolan Turner is interviewed during media day for NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).

Chip off old block: Nolan Turner follows in dad's footsteps

Jan. 11, 2020 6:37 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The resemblance is remarkable, even for father and son. The thick, wavy hair. That firm jawline. The chiseled chin. Those dark, piercing eyes. Sitting among his Clemson teammates during media day for the national championship game, Nolan Turner appears to have been lifted straight from...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California budget plan aids teachers, those in US illegally

Jan. 10, 2020 8:54 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor revealed a spending plan on Friday that puts a new tax on vaping, gives $20,000 to teachers who commit to working in high-needs schools and gives taxpayer-funded health benefits to older adults living in the country illegally. Gov. Gavin Newsom's $222 billion...

Forgotten orphan inspires music executive to give back

Dec. 25, 2019 1:21 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shane Tarleton’s eyes filled with tears as he remembered his first working trip to Honduras. Tarleton, a senior vice president at Warner Music Nashville, was in the Central American country for a video and documentary shoot in 2013. The location wasn’t one of the...