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Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, Democrats’ VP pick in 2000, dead at 82

Mar. 27, 2024 22:37 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, who nearly won the vice presidency on the Democratic ticket with Al Gore in the disputed 2000 election and who almost became Republican John McCain's running mate eight years later, has died, according to a statement issued by...

A new strategy to attack aggressive brain cancer shrank tumors in two early tests

Mar. 13, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new strategy to fight an extremely aggressive type of brain tumor showed promise in a pair of experiments with a handful of patients. Scientists took patients’ own immune cells and turned them into “living drugs” able to recognize and attack glioblastoma....

Editorial Roundup: United States

Mar. 12, 2024 15:40 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: March 11 The Washington Post on Biden, taxes and the middle class Like most presidential budgets before it, President Biden’s fiscal 2025 tax and spending blueprint is more of a political...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Mar. 12, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. March 8, 2024. Editorial: Demand the truth Remember when John McCain and Barack Obama stuck to the issues during their presidential run? A grassroots organization wants to see that type of campaigning again. Associated Press ...

Haley tells Trump to 'say it to my face' after he questions her military husband's whereabouts

Feb. 10, 2024 21:13 PM EST

GILBERT, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday questioned why Nikki Haley’s husband wasn't on the campaign trail, drawing sharp responses from both the former U.N. ambassador and her husband, who is currently abroad on a National Guard mission. “What happened...

Nikki Haley tries to draw New Hampshire's independents without alienating voters who backed Trump

Jan. 21, 2024 15:54 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Richard Anderson drove through a snowstorm last week to see his preferred candidate in New Hampshire’s Republican primary. But he’s not sure how far he’ll go to support her if she wins the nomination. Anderson, a 73-year-old independent voter from...

Trump leads GOP rightward march and other takeaways from the Iowa caucuses

Jan. 16, 2024 15:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s iron grip on the Republican Party has been clear since the day he announced he would make another run for the White House 14 months ago. It can be seen in the party's ideological shift even further to the right on cultural issues and, especially, on immigration...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 15, 2024 19:21 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 15 The New York Times on the responsibility of Republican voters Iowa Republicans who will gather on Monday to cast the first votes of the 2024 presidential campaign season, and voters...