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Trump: It would be ‘inappropriate’ to debate Sanders

Trump: It would be ‘inappropriate’ to debate Sanders

Donald Trump won’t debate Sen. Bernie Sanders after all.

AP: Trump has delegate majority for Republican nomination

AP: Trump has delegate majority for Republican nomination

Donald J. Trump officially secured the number of delegates he needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, according to an Associated Press tally that showed unbound delegates putting him over the top.

State Dept. report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practices

State Dept. report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practices

The State Department's independent watchdog has issued a highly critical analysis of Hillary Clinton's email practices while running the department.

Mark Cuban open to being VP for either Trump or Clinton

Mark Cuban open to being VP for either Trump or Clinton

Imagine: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban one heartbeat away from the presidency.

Democrats are set to retake state legislatures in 2016

Conventional wisdom says Donald Trump is going to be a nightmare for Republicans on the ballot this November. His extraordinary unpopularity could help Democrats take over the U.S. Senate this fall and chomp into or even erase Republicans' historic majority in the House of Representatives.

Trump's business booms as he runs for president

WASHINGTON

Trump's business booms as he runs for president

Business has boomed in Donald Trump's financial empire during the time he has run for president, according to an analysis of his federal disclosure forms.

Trump releases list of Supreme Court picks

Trump releases list of Supreme Court picks

Donald Trump, the apparent Republican presidential nominee, released a list of potential Supreme Court nominees on Wednesday as part of an effort to quell concerns that he is unfit to select conservative jurists.

Megyn Kelly preps for her Trump interview

NEW YORK

Megyn Kelly preps for her Trump interview

Over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, Megyn Kelly has been called a few choice names by Donald Trump. A one-sided feud began last summer when the Fox News Channel host asked him a sharp debate question about his "temperament" and history of disparaging remarks about women.

Welcome to a Bernie Sanders Wiccan ritual

PORTLAND, Ore.

Welcome to a Bernie Sanders Wiccan ritual

Instead of metal detectors, entrance required burning ceremonial sweetgrass. Participants were "smudged," meaning the smoke from the sweetgrass was wafted over them before they could enter the sacred circle and begin a Wiccan ritual to support Sanders ahead of Oregon's primary on Tuesday.

Next president likely to face a recession

WASHINGTON

Next president likely to face a recession

Talk about a poisoned chalice. No matter who is elected to the White House in November, the next president will probably face a recession.

Cruz returns to Senate, with hints at 2020 bid

Cruz returns to Senate, with hints at 2020 bid

One week after his campaign for president ended, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, returned to the Senate unready to endorse Donald Trump - and very ready to talk about the next election.

Claiming bias, conservatives challenge Facebook

Claiming bias, conservatives challenge Facebook

Facebook scrambled on Monday to respond to a new and startling line of attack: accusations of political bias.

If Trump wins White House, Christie to lead transition team

If Trump wins White House, Christie to lead transition team

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, on Monday announced New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as the chairman of his transition team.

Sanders plan boosts deficit $18 trillion by 2026, study finds

Sanders plan boosts deficit $18 trillion by 2026, study finds

Despite Sen. Bernie Sanders's call for trillions of dollars of tax increases to pay for universal health care, expanded Social Security, college tuition and other benefits, the cost of his programs would boost the federal deficit by $18 trillion over the next decade, according to a new policy study.

Trump's warning to Ryan signals further GOP discord

Trump's warning to Ryan signals further GOP discord

The widening rift in the Republican Party grew deeper on Sunday and threatened to upset the July convention as Donald Trump refused to rule out removing Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House, as the convention’s chairman.

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

If you are a Baby Boomer and you are thinking of going to college, you won’t be alone on campus.

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

On Saratoga Road in Glenville, sun splashes through the front window of Eileen Curwen’s shop and nurtures pots of lavender, aloe and eucalyptus lined up on the windowsill.

Laughter Yoga: 'Find your inner child'

Laughter Yoga: 'Find your inner child'

When Larry Steffler was in his late 40s, he was really stressed out. Then he discovered Laughter Yoga, which not only got him through college, it helped him survive AIDS and cancer.

Not-very-positive things foreign leaders have said about Donald Trump

Not-very-positive things foreign leaders have said about Donald Trump

Generally, foreign leaders don't criticize other nation's electoral candidates.

Trump-Clinton contest could put New York in play

Trump-Clinton contest could put New York in play

No Republican has won New York since Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984. Still, local observers don't completely rule out the possibility that Trump -- and his trademark unpredictability -- could force Clinton to spend precious resources defending the state.

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