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  • The Latest: Polls open as Texas voters decide runoff races

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary runoff elections in Texas (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Polls have opened across most of Texas for voters to decide on primary runoff races, including for party nominees for governor and Congress where no candidate won at least 50 percent of the votes cast during the March […]
  • Chicago police: Fight ends in gunfire; 1 dead, 3 wounded

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a fight between two groups of people at a gas station escalated into gunfire, leaving a man dead and three people wounded. The shooting happened about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Avondale neighborhood and police say a 25-year-old man who was shot several times was pronounced dead at a […]
  • Missouri House panel to consider whether to impeach governor

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House committee is to hold its first hearing of a special session focused on whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens. The House investigatory committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday morning at the Capitol to discuss its rules and procedures. The meeting notice says it also could […]
  • Norman Rockwell ‘Four Freedoms’ exhibit opens this weekend

    NEW YORK (AP) — An exhibit featuring Norman Rockwell’s iconic “Four Freedoms” paintings is opening this weekend. The New-York Historical Society announced Tuesday that “Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms” will run from May 25 to Sept. 2. It will then tour everywhere from Houston to Normandy, France, by the fall of 2020. Rockwell’s 1943 […]
  • Georgians vote in race centered on immigration, education

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican contest centered on who loved guns more and was toughest on immigration. The Democratic race was a battle of former legislative colleagues tussling over ethics accusations and their records on education. But in Tuesday’s primary, voters get the final say in who will represent each party in the race for […]
  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    MBANDAKA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s health ministry has announced six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day. A dozen health workers in the northwestern provincial capital of Mbandaka have received vaccinations as the impoverished nation tries to contain the deadly virus in […]
  • Russian adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s parliament on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia from the U.S. and other countries. The bill, drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the latest round of U.S. sanctions, lays out a wide range of […]
  • 3 found dead in suburban Chicago home; autopsies planned

    WINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead in a suburban Chicago home. The bodies were found Monday in Winfield after a concerned citizen spotted unconscious people through a window and called 911. Details about how they died haven’t been released, but police have said there doesn’t appear to be an […]
  • For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Stacey Cunningham, who started her career as a floor clerk on the NYSE trading floor, will become the 67th president of the Big Board. That means that two of the world’s most […]
  • Black man ordered to pay $2,000 for racist campus graffiti

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former Eastern Michigan University student who admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus has been ordered to pay more than $2,000 in restitution. The Ann Arbor News reports 29-year-old Eddie Curlin learned his punishment Monday after earlier pleading guilty to malicious destruction of property. He also pleaded no contest […]