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  • Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over ’14 in early voting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout numbers. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said that in early voting, compared to the previous […]
  • Forecasters: South is in for wintry mix this week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South. The National Weather Service says accumulating snow is likeliest in northeast Arkansas, southeastern Missouri, northwest Tennessee, western and central Kentucky and southern Illinois and Indiana. Farther south, forecasters expect lighter snow, sleet […]
  • Bolton says tape doesn’t link Saudi prince to critic’s death

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Tuesday that people who have listened to an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi journalist do not think it implicates Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in his death. “That is not the conclusion that the people who have heard it have come […]
  • Police: Hot sauce used as weapon in store holdup

    VALLEY, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama man threw hot sauce on a 73-year-old store clerk during a holdup. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that police in the east Alabama town of Valley arrived at a convenience store Sunday morning to find the clerk in pain with orange liquid on her face and in her […]
  • The Latest: Texas board restores Hillary Clinton lesson

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas’ Board of Education voting on history curriculums (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Texas Board of Education has voted to restore Hillary Clinton to history curriculum standards — a surprising reversal that came after Republican members said they had heard from members of the public angry she’d […]
  • Northern Arizona-Sacramento State game canceled

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University’s game against Sacramento State that was postponed last weekend because of poor air quality has been canceled. A wildfire north of the Sacramento area produced smoke that made the sky hazy at the game site last Saturday night. Northern Arizona said Tuesday the schools explored options to reschedule […]
  • How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

    Energy companies led a sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday that extended a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day. The steepest fall in oil prices in more than three years weighed on energy stocks. Worries over rising production around the world and weakening demand have driven the 12-day slide in oil […]
  • Trump right and wrong on ‘French’ wine tariffs

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France’s “big tariffs” make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French. Wrong because customs duties on imported wines are applied not by France but by the European Union. Right because American […]
  • Advance Auto Parts, GE rise; Halliburton, Tyson Foods fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Advance Auto Parts Inc., up $17.66 to $184.72 The company easily beat analysts’ earnings forecasts, an encouraging sign that its turnaround efforts are working. Tsyon Foods Inc., down $3.44 to $58.17 The company forecast full-year earnings that were below what Wall Street analysts […]
  • Defense costs for Arizona murder suspect nears $1M ahead of April trial

    The cost to defend an Arizona murder suspect already is approaching a million dollars -- and the suspect's trial isn't until April.