CLEVELAND — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to link arms with Republicans at the party’s national convention but was booed lustily by delegates when he ended his speech without offering Donald Trump his endorsement ‚Äî or even saying he would vote for the New York billionaire.
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OTTAWA—The last remaining threads of the years-long Senate spending saga finally are being tied up, as the final few senators who have been facing legal scrutiny suddenly find themselves walking away without facing a criminal trial.
DALLAS — A Texas woman who was wounded when she threw herself over her son during the attack on a Dallas protest march said Sunday she would go to another demonstration to show her boys that she’s not a quitter.
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana judge accused by a rights group of running a modern-day debtors prison agreed Monday to temporarily stop jailing defendants for nonpayment of fees and assessing certain costs on defendants, according to a court filing.
The court filing outlines an agreement between Judge Robert Black in Bogalusa and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
WASHINGTON — Almost eight years after electing a black president, vast majorities of blacks and Hispanics think President Barack Obama at least tried to make race relations in the United States better, according to a poll released Monday.
MONROVIA, Liberia — First lady Michelle Obama, her mother and her daughters are arriving Monday afternoon in Liberia, where they will kick off an overseas trip promoting education for girls.
The first lady is scheduled to meet with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first elected female head of state on the continent.
LOS ANGELES — Music spoke louder than words of witnesses for a jury Thursday that decided Led Zeppelin did not lift a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven.”
DETMOLD, Germany — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he helped the Nazi death camp kill 1.1 million Jews and others.
WASHINGTON — A Republican senator told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Barack Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says, “Let his days be few.”
Georgia Sen. David Perdue told a gathering of religious conservatives that “we need to be very specific about how we pray.” He suggested using , which reads: “Let his days be few, and let another have his office.”
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Born blind, Juan Pablo Culasso has never seen a bird. But through his gifted sense of hearing, he can identify more than 3,000 different bird sounds and differentiate more than 720 species.