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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020, file photo, people wait in line at an early voting location in the Chinatown Plaza, in Las Vegas. Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather across the Silver State on Saturday to make their presidential preferences known. Iowa's process cratered this month following a rushed effort by state Democrats to deploy a mobile app for caucus volunteers to report results. Democrats in Nevada were going to use the same app developer as Iowa did, but quickly sidelined those plans. They will still be relying to some extent on technology to assist in counting and reporting results, though, and like Iowa, they will have paper backups. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

The Latest: Warren reports big haul of cash on debate week

Feb. 22, 2020 1:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 10 a.m. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says her presidential campaign has raised $14 million in the past 10 days. In a tweet, the Democratic hopeful says the haul is double what the campaign had hoped to raise between the...

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Matt York)

In Nevada, Biden casts Sanders, Bloomberg as party posers

Feb. 21, 2020 11:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential primary advances toward Super Tuesday, Joe Biden wants voters to choose a loyal Democrat. Preferably him, of course, but mostly just not Bernie Sanders or Mike Bloomberg. “They're not bad folks. They’re just not Democrats," the former vice...

A woman wipes tears from her eyes during the remembrance service for six-year-old Faye Swetlik at Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce, S.C., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Josh Morgan/The Greenville News via AP)

City that prayed, searched for missing girl says goodbye

Feb. 21, 2020 10:18 PM EST

CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina community that searched, prayed and then cried for a missing 6-year-old girlsaid goodbye Friday to the youngster, who disappeared from her front yard and was found dead three days later. A sea of bright colors, especially pink and purple, filled Trinity Baptist Church...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks with Bill Mamgum, center, and Shirley Mamgum at EllaEm's Soul Food, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Warren's next challenge: Maintain post-debate momentum

Feb. 21, 2020 1:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren enters the final stretch before Saturday's Nevada Democratic caucus with a new and enviable but nonetheless critical mission: capitalizing on a standout performance during Wednesday's presidential debate. The Massachusetts senator took a leading role in blasting rival...

Whitfield leads Campbell past Charleston Southern 66-51

Feb. 20, 2020 10:24 PM EST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Whitfield came off the bench to score 16 points to spark Campbell to a 66-51 victory over Charleston Southern on Thursday night. Whitfield sank 7 of 8 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers for the Fighting Camels (14-14, 5-11 Big South Conference). Cory Gensler had...

Coastal Carolina wallop Troy, 90-60, keep tourney hope alive

Feb. 20, 2020 9:55 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tommy Burton and DeVante' Jones scored 16 points apiece as Coastal Carolina easily defeated Troy 90-60 on Thursday night. Garrick Green added 14 points, Tim Ceaser scored 11 and Malik LeGania had 10 for the Chanticleers. Jones also had eight rebounds and eight assists. Coastal Carolina...

Lawsuit: 52 people faked Uber accidents for insurance money

Feb. 20, 2020 9:36 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina residents deliberately caused hit-and-run accidents while in Uber rides as part of an insurance scam, a car insurance company says in a lawsuit. The lawsuit from James River Insurance says 52 people were involved in an insurance scheme that cost the company more...

South Carolina's Zia Cooke (1) shoots while defended by LSU's Faustine Aifuwa during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Boston, No. 1 Gamecocks win 20th straight 63-48 over LSU

Feb. 20, 2020 9:25 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocks as No. 1 South Carolina held off pesky LSU 63-48 on Thursday night for its 20th straight victory. South Carolina (26-1, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) seemed well on the way to doing what it's done so often this season...

Phillips leads balanced Lancers past USC Upstate 68-58

Feb. 20, 2020 9:23 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Shabooty Phillips scored 13 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished four assists as Longwood defeated USC Upstate 68-58 on Thursday night. Phillips' double-double was his second this season and fifth career. Jashaun Smith and Juan Munoz also scored 13 points each for Longwood...

Mississippi State holds South Carolina at bay 79-76

Feb. 20, 2020 12:28 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — South Carolina made it interesting in the final seconds. But Mississippi State held on long enough to get a crucial Southeastern Conference victory. Nick Weatherspoon had 18 points and D.J. Stewart added 16 as Mississippi State held off South Carolina 79-76 on Wednesday. Abdul Ado...