Latest New Hampshire News

Wild bee species critical to pollination on the decline

Apr. 18, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinating everything from blueberries to apples in New England are on the decline, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire wanted to understand if the documented declines hitting honeybees and...

Affidavit: Off-duty officer in fatal crash had 'adult sodas'

Apr. 18, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — An affidavit says an off-duty police officer accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a New Hampshire woman was seen weaving in and out of traffic and traveling in the wrong direction beforehand. The affidavit also says Londonderry police officer Tyler Berry told a first...

The Latest: McAuliffe says he'll focus on Virginia politics

Apr. 17, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he won't run for president in 2020 and will instead focus on helping Democrats win in the state. McAuliffe made the announcement Wednesday on CNN. He flirted with a...

For Jay Inslee, a methodical buildup to a long 2020 campaign

Apr. 17, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. (AP) — Sit down in New Hampshire for a leading liberal podcast. Tour flood damage in Iowa. Feed some sheep, shoot some hoops, drink local beer in South Carolina. And along the way, hammer home a pledge to combat climate change and "make Donald Trump a blip in history." That's the...

New Hampshire man facing deportation denied pardon

Apr. 17, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire auto shop owner facing deportation to Lebanon for crimes committed 14 years ago has been denied a pardon that would have allowed him to remain in the country. Alain Ata, 34, came to the U.S. with his family at age 10. He spent several years in prison for a pair of...

Trump campaign eyes chances to vie for states lost in 2016

Apr. 13, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump loves to recount how his 2016 campaign defied expectations to pierce the vaunted Democratic "blue wall." For 2020, he's looking to do one better. As his re-election campaign kicks into high gear, it's exploring opportunities to contest states he lost in 2016, aiming...

Correction: Death Penalty-New Hampshire story

Apr. 12, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story April 11 about the New Hampshire Senate voting to repeal the death penalty, The Associated Press reported erroneously how the relatives of murder victims, retired prosecutors and others testified. They testified in favor of the bill, which is against the death penalty, not...

Judge gives Justice Department a deadline in lottery case

Apr. 11, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday gave the U.S. Justice Department two weeks to clarify its stance on laws regulating internet gambling after hearing arguments from New Hampshire officials in a case with potential implications for the future of state lotteries and the programs, often...

LGBT donors helping Pete Buttigieg defy 2020 expectations

Apr. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP) — Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on television. When Burrell later saw him in person in a cramped upstate South Carolina auditorium, he knew he had to do it again. "I felt...

Booker raises $5 million, below other White House hopefuls

Apr. 7, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

Cory Booker's early fundraising numbers are well behind those posted by other major Democratic candidates in the race to challenge President Donald Trump. The New Jersey senator, who campaigned Sunday in New Hampshire, said he raised over $5 million in the two months since he entered the 2020 primary, and has...