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Names of 3 finalists for Iowa Supreme Court sent to governor

Jan. 9, 2020 6:59 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel Thursday sent three Iowa Supreme Court nominees to the governor, offering her a choice between a judge who writes crime novels, a Des Moines attorney with Republican Party connections and an attorney who lives on a hobby farm. The Judicial Nominating Commission made the...

FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, students gather during a vigil at Pine Trails Park for the victims of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. For Florida, the 2010s were a decade of high-profile mass shootings at a nightclub, high school, airport and naval base, leaving 74 victims dead. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

For Florida, 2010s became a decade of mass shootings

Dec. 28, 2019 10:18 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — For Florida, the 2010s were a decade of high-profile mass shootings: at a nightclub, a high school, an airport and a naval base - plus two headline-grabbing murder trials that ended in acquittals. Florida passed New York to become the nation's third-most populous state....

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, George P. Bush pauses as he gives a eulogy during a funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, in Houston. Bush condemned racism in his party Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 over what he says is now a third instance in Texas this month of

George P. Bush says GOP can't let 'racist' episodes slide

Dec. 12, 2019 5:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican George P. Bush, the only member of the Bush dynasty still in public office, condemned Thursday recurring episodes of what he described as racist or hateful rhetoric within the Texas GOP, and ripped what he called false accusations fanned by his Hispanic heritage. Bush,...

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 file photo, former United States President George H. W. Bush, right, leaves the field with the help of Pierce Bush, left, his grandson, before the Texas Bowl NCAA college football game in Houston. Pierce Bush announced Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 that he'll run in the Republican primary for a congressional seat near Houston. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel, File)

Grandson of late President Bush runs for Congress in Texas

Dec. 9, 2019 4:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Pierce Bush, a grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, launched a Texas congressional run on Monday and aligned himself with President Donald Trump, who his late grandfather blasted as a “blowhard" and voted against in the 2016 campaign. In an interview with The...

President Donald Trump waves as he steps off Air Force One, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, at the Palm Beach International Airport, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is returning from a trip to visit the troops in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Ukraine defense at odds with facts

Dec. 2, 2019 12:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s defense of his actions with Ukraine collides with the known facts and the testimony of witnesses on multiple fronts as the impeachment inquiry moves into a new phase this week. In recent days, Trump and his allies, including Rep. Doug Collins, the top...

In this Nov. 26, 2019, photo, resident Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Ukraine defense collides with facts

Nov. 30, 2019 8:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s defense of his actions with Ukraine collides with the known facts and the testimony of witnesses on multiple fronts as the impeachment inquiry moves into a new phase this coming week. In recent days, Trump has cried foul in ways angry and profane as...