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Former U.S. Sen. Robert Bennett dies

Former Republican U.S. Sen. Robert Bennett died Wednesday from complications due to pancreatic cancer and a recent stroke, according to a statement from his…

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Democrats tie Trump to GOP Senate candidates

Democrats got the Republican presidential nominee they hoped for this week as they work to take back control of the Senate.

As soon as Donald Trump gained the…

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Judge OKs depositions in Clinton email probe

A federal judge Wednesday approved a plan for the taking of depositions by several current and former State Department officials about Hillary Clinton's email…


North Korea prepares for top political gathering

The sound of loudspeakers blaring at 6 a.m. is something I've come to expect when traveling to the North Korean capital. The citywide alarm signals the…

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Trump interested in Kasich as potential VP

Donald Trump on Wednesday said John Kasich is "doing the right thing" by dropping out of the presidential race, adding that he is interested in vetting the…

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How Donald Trump defied all odds

Everyone said it wouldn't happen. Everyone was wrong.

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Sanders can't win just with pledged delegates

It is mathematically impossible for Bernie Sanders to win enough delegates in the remaining Democratic contests to secure the nomination, but his aides see a…

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Justice Department challenges NC transgender law

The Justice Department has sent letters to North Carolina's governor and university system leaders notifying them that the state's transgender law violates the…


Donald Trump's white voter problem

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump faces all the familiar problems that previous GOP standard bearers have confronted over the last six cycles: awful…

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Chris Matthews' Melania Trump remarks caught on hot mic

MSNBC's Chris Matthews was caught on a hot mic commenting on Melania Trump's "runway walk" during the network's Indiana primary coverage.

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Tow driver refuses Sanders supporter

Tow truck driver refuses Sanders supporter

A tow truck driver in North Carolina refuses to tow a woman with Bernie Sanders signs in her car.


Inside North Korea ahead of rare congress

North Korea is just hours away from a once-in-a-generation political gathering that begins on Friday.

John Kasich drops out

Kasich: We were outspent 50 to 1

John Kasich says his campaign never had the money it needed.

Obama drinks Flint water

Obama drinks Flint water

President Barack Obama visits Flint, Michigan, and drinks the water.

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Russia's role in Black Sea

Russia sees the Black Sea as strategically vital - but why? CNN's Clarissa Ward explains.

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Trump is presumptive GOP nominee

After a crushing loss in Indiana, Ted Cruz has dropped out of the race for president making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Indiana voters also picked Bernie Sanders but despite his win, Hillary Clinton is still on track to win the Democratic nomination.

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Most gambling-addicted states

With this Saturday's Kentucky Derby marking the unofficial start to horse racing season, take a look at the 15 most gambling-addicted states, according to Wallet Hub.

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Star Wars Day 2016 deals

May 4 marks annual Star Wars Day. Head to your favorite retailers for the best "May the fourth" deals.

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11 things more likely to happen than winning lottery

What's more likely than winning a lottery jackpot? A lot.

Powerball winner Gloria Mackenzie

Lottery's biggest winners, losers

While being made an instant millionaire was a dream come true for some, for other winners of huge lottery payouts, money truly did not buy happiness.

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8 things to know about Powerball

New to Powerball but still want in on a chance at millions? Here's everything you need to know.

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Biggest U.S. lottery jackpots

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is set for $348 million, putting it just outside the current top 10 lottery jackpots in U.S. history. But without a winner in tonight's drawing, the current jackpot will soon make the cut.