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Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

| | Aug 27 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

  1. | Posted: Aug 27 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

  2. | Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 10:21am

    WASHINGTON — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.

  3. | Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:05am

    SEOUL, South Korea — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 310 miles, the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance.

  4. | Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The much-talked-about hack that would allow governments to spy on your every move through your iPhone and iPad has become reality.

  5. | Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:05am

    The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park.

  6. | Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — America has a debt problem, but it’s not what you think.

  7. | Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    Another Earth could be circling the star right next door to us.

  8. | Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family’s charitable foundation — a stay-the-course strategy sure to be tested in the sprint to Election Day.

  9. | Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue workers raced against time to find survivors from an earthquake that struck central Italy Wednesday, as the death toll reached at least 159.

  10. | Posted: Aug 24 2016 - 12:05am

    ZACHARY, La. — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana “even after the TV cameras leave” on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he’s been slow to respond to the disaster.

  11. | Posted: Aug 24 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council.

  12. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 10:07am

    NEW YORK — With government officials now warning pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach in addition to Puerto Rico, some sun seekers are desperately scrambling for a Zika-free vacation.

  13. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Republican Donald Trump promised on Monday to be “fair, but firm” toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he’s backtracking from previous pledges to push for mass deportations.

  14. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:05am

    ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey vowed Monday to fight Islamic State militants at home and to “cleanse” the group from its borders after a weekend suicide bombing at a Kurdish wedding, an attack that came amid recent gains by Syrian Kurdish militia forces against the extremists in neighboring Syria.

  15. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:05am

    VASTERFARNEBO, Sweden — Love, not war, sent an Afghan family fleeing from Iran during last summer’s chaotic mass migration to Europe. Luck reunited them a year later, after a dark night in a Turkish forest separated 14-year-old Mahdi Azizi from his parents and sisters.