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Audit: State agencies lax in filing affirmative action plans

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Auditor Suzanne Bump is calling on the state Human Resources Division to provide greater oversight of executive branch agency compliance with the diversity and affirmative action policies of Republican Gov. [...]

Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris 2020 White House bid

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing Sen. Kamala Harris for president in 2020. The Democrat said in an MSNBC interview Friday: “I think the American people could not do better” than Harris. He added later in a tweet: “Kamala Harris [...]

Mohammad Javad Zarif rips Mike Pence, U.S. over ‘unhealthy fixation’ with Iran

MUNICH — Iran’s foreign minister is blasting the United States’ “unhealthy fixation” with his country and condemning the Trump administration’s efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mohammad [...]

Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state’s new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News [...]

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Five Democratic senators vying for their party’s nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 fanned out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamala D. Harris of California spent her second straight day in the [...]

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration for U.N. post

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has withdrawn herself from consideration to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the department said Saturday. President Trump announced his intention in December to nominate Ms. Nauert, [...]

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The acting secretary of defense says [...]

Montenegrins march demanding government resignation

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) – Several thousand people have rallied in Montenegro demanding the resignation of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic’s government over allegations of corruption. The crowd marched through the capital of [...]

The Latest: Booker sees ‘lot of pathways’ on health care

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker is among several Democratic presidential contenders who back universal health insurance coverage, but he’s acknowledging that compromise may [...]

Proposal would let pharmacists refuse to give abortion drugs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – A bill advancing in the Indiana Legislature would let pharmacists refuse to dispense abortion-inducing drugs to women if they have ethical, moral or religious objections. The proposal endorsed by a state Senate committee [...]