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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...

Carbone has career-high 22 in New Hampshire's OT win, 67-63

Feb. 20, 2020 10:04 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Mark Carbone had a career-high 22 points as New Hampshire defeated Hartford 67-63 in overtime on Thursday night. Carbone hit 9 of 10 foul shots. Sean Sutherlin had 13 points and 17 rebounds for New Hampshire (12-13, 5-7 America East Conference). Marque Maultsby added 11 rebounds and...

Lawmakers reprimanded for skipping anti-harassment training

Feb. 20, 2020 9:40 PM EST

Seven Republican members of the New Hampshire House were publicly reprimanded Thursday for failing to attend mandatory training on sexual harassment prevention in a contentious session that lasted far longer than the two-hour course. The Democrat-controlled House approved a new rule last year requiring the...

EPA will regulate two toxic chemicals in drinking water

Feb. 20, 2020 9:19 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it plans to regulate two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds in the drinking water amid growing concerns the chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to carpet pose a health hazard. The agency is targeting a class of...

White nationalist to remain in jail for now

Feb. 20, 2020 9:16 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A leading white nationalist will remain behind bars on charges of extortion and interstate threats after a hearing Thursday to determine he could be released was continued until next week. Christopher Cantwell, who rose to prominence in 2017 after a violent rally in Charlottesville,...

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo of the television while watching a Democratic presidential debate at a watch party in Atlanta. The Democratic race for the White House has been marked by online infighting and unsubstantiated allegations of election rigging. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Infighting and online hoaxes mar Democrats' campaign

Feb. 20, 2020 4:04 PM EST

RINDGE, N.H. (AP) — A group of Los Angeles artists were awaiting the results of the Democratic Party’s Iowa caucuses, hoping Bernie Sanders would win, when they fired off a hashtag on Twitter poking fun at Pete Buttigieg. By the next morning, the hashtag — #MayorCheat — was trending...

Services planned for Air Force officer killed in Afghanistan

Feb. 20, 2020 2:07 PM EST

HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — Services have been scheduled for an Air Force officer from New Hampshire who was killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan. A wake for Capt. Ryan Phaneuf, of Hudson, is planned for Friday, Feb. 28 at Saint Kathryn Church from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29,...

New Hampshire eyes lifting time limits on sex abuse claims

Feb. 20, 2020 1:58 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Sexual assault victims deserve the right to come forward when they are ready, survivors and other advocates told lawmakers Thursday in support of repealing New Hampshire's civil statute of limitations for such cases. “We stand on the precipice of an important opportunity to open...

New Hampshire towns vying to open sports betting locations

Feb. 20, 2020 1:20 PM EST

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Two New Hampshire towns are vying to open one of the 10 sports betting retail locations in the state. Selectmen in Hampton and Seabrook are asking voters at their respective town meetings on March 10 if they want to allow sportsbook retail locations in their towns, the Portsmouth...

Woman in wheelchair struck by car dies of injuries

Feb. 20, 2020 11:17 AM EST

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — A 91-year-old woman in a wheelchair who was struck by a car last month as she was crossing a store parking lot in Claremont, New Hampshire, has died of her injuries, police said. The Valley News reports Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase said that Irene Gray, of Ascutney, Vermont,...