Latest New Hampshire News

Energized liberals fear Warren, Sanders can't beat Trump

Aug. 16, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

BERLIN, N.H. (AP) — They want fundamental change: single-payer health care, debt-free college, environmental protections and the end of big money in politics. But as liberal voters size up the two leading candidates running on those values — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — one question...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Aug. 16, 2019 7:18 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether you love...

The Latest: Trump focuses on mental illness, not gun control

Aug. 16, 2019 6:32 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in New Hampshire (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control....

Trump throws support behind possible Lewandowski Senate run

Aug. 15, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

MANCHSTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threw his support behind his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who is considering a run for Senate in his home state of New Hampshire. Trump praised Lewandowski as "a very outstanding guy" in an interview on the "New Hampshire Today" radio...

Sanford mulls GOP challenge to Trump, heads to New Hampshire

Aug. 13, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, is heading to another early voting state as he considers mounting an uphill challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. A spokeswoman confirmed that Sanford would travel Tuesday night...

Man charged with drunken driving twice within hours

Aug. 12, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with driving drunk twice within a few hours. State police say they got a call about a car being driven erratically around 11:45 p.m. Sunday in Brentwood, New Hampshire. Troopers stopped the car and charged 36-year-old Kenny Nguyen with driving...

New Hampshire governor vetoes 3 gun control bills

Aug. 9, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed three gun control bills Friday, saying New Hampshire is one of the safest states in the nation that has a long and proud "tradition of responsible firearm stewardship." The bills passed by the Democratic-controlled Legislature included background...

Report: Not enough evidence in near-hanging for hate crime

Aug. 7, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Almost two years after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged in New Hampshire, the state attorney general's office concluded Wednesday there wasn't enough evidence to show the episode was racially motivated. The report said the 8-year-old put a tree swing rope around his neck in...

District finds company was right to fire cafeteria worker

Aug. 7, 2019 5:42 AM EDT

CANAAN, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire school district has concluded a cafeteria company was right to terminate a worker who claimed she was fired for giving a student free lunch. Bonnie Kimball alleges she was fired in March by a food supply vendor for Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, a day...

Dartmouth settles sexual misconduct lawsuit for $14 million

Aug. 6, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College announced Tuesday that it has settled a contentious federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors. In a statement Tuesday, both sides say the settlement...