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FILE  - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, Claudia Patricia Diaz Guillen, the former nurse of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, leaves the national court in Madrid, Spain, where she fought and won a case of extradition at Venezuela's request for alleged money laundering. It was 2014 when Diaz, then Venezuela's former treasurer, was looking for a safe haven to store the unexplained wealth she had accumulated over the years, and allegedly turned to one of the oldest ways of moving vast sums of money anonymously: buying gold. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)

Court: Hugo Chávez's former nurse hid gold in secret vault

Aug. 3, 2020 12:37 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It was 2014 and Venezuela’s former treasurer Claudia Díaz was looking for a safe haven to store the unexplained wealth she had accumulated over the years. Then-president Hugo Chávez, who she once served as a nurse, had recently died and with the election of Nicolás...

FILE  - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, Claudia Patricia Diaz Guillen, the former nurse of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, leaves the national court in Madrid, Spain, where she fought and won a case of extradition at Venezuela's request for alleged money laundering. It was 2014 when Diaz, then Venezuela's former treasurer, was looking for a safe haven to store the unexplained wealth she had accumulated over the years, and allegedly turned to one of the oldest ways of moving vast sums of money anonymously: buying gold. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)

Gold in secret vault is traced to Hugo Chávez's former nurse

Aug. 3, 2020 9:44 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It was 2014 and Venezuela's former treasurer Claudia Díaz was looking for a safe haven to store the unexplained wealth she had accumulated over the years. Then-president Hugo Chávez, who she once served as a nurse, had recently died and with the election of Nicolás Maduro, the...

GOP congressional candidates pitch anti-socialist message

Aug. 2, 2020 10:52 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the state's Aug. 11 primary fast approaching, some Republican congressional candidates have been bucking conventional wisdom it will be difficult to run in Democratic-leaning Connecticut on an outspoken conservative message this November. Instead, they argue that they're...

Herminia Carpio looks at the body of her brother Guillermo covered by a slim mattress outside the General Hospital before his body is taken away by a funeral home in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Carpio said her 58-year-old brother died the previous afternoon, and according to the hospital he died of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

Virus slams Bolivia as hospitals say: 'There is no space'

Jul. 22, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Police in Bolivia's major cities have recovered the bodies of hundreds of suspected victims of the coronavirus from homes, vehicles and, in some instances, the streets. Hospitals are full of COVID-19 patients and short of staff, keeping their gates closed and hanging out signs that...

Vice President Mike Pence gives a speech on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Ripon College in Ripon, Wis. (Alex Martin/The Post-Crescent via AP)

Pence casts Biden as socialist bent on ruining America

Jul. 17, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence stepped up attacks on Joe Biden with an aggressive speech Friday in the birthplace of the Republican Party, casting the election in under four months as a choice “between freedom and opportunity and socialism and decline.” Pence, drawing sharp...

President Donald Trump walks to his vehicle after arriving at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for a fundraiser, Friday, July 10, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Storm clouds hang over Trump's attempted campaign reboot

Jul. 10, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Friday was supposed to be the day President Donald Trump's campaign reboot itself got a reboot. Instead, it hit another snag. Amid uncertainty over whether he can still draw big and enthusiastic crowds to his signature rallies in the coronavirus era, Trump postponed a planned Saturday rally in...

File-In this June 6, 2020, file photo, a demonstrator gestures while joining hundreds of others at a rally for Elijah McClain outside city hall in Aurora, Colo. McClain died in August 2019 after being stopped by three Aurora Police Department officers while walking through the east Denver suburb of Aurora. (Philip B. Poston/Sentinel Colorado via AP, File)

Thousands gather in Denver to protest Elijah McClain's death

Jun. 27, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside a suburban Denver police building Saturday to call for justice in the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man put into a chokehold by police last year. McClain's death last August has prompted a handful of small protests over the last 10...

Glenda Patsel, left, wipes down a voting booth  as Bobby J. Lambert fills out his ballot for the senate Republican candidates primary election, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Hidden Valley Middle School in Roanoke, Va. (Stephanie Klein-Davis/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Rematch set in hotly contested Virginia congressional race

Jun. 23, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The stage is set for a fierce rematch for what was one of the most hotly contested congressional seats in the country two years ago. Former congressman Scott Taylor won the Republican primary for his Virginia Beach-area district Tuesday, positioning him to face U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria...