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Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.... 2/8/2016 9:29 PM

The Latest: 30 of 70 on bus that crashed in snow were hurt
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):... 2/8/2016 9:06 PM

Winter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow on Cape Cod
BOSTON (AP) -- A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.... 2/8/2016 9:31 PM

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."... 2/8/2016 9:24 PM

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.... 2/8/2016 9:07 PM

Chicago teen's death shines light on police code of silence
CHICAGO (AP) -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.... 2/8/2016 7:30 PM

DOJ agreement could cost Ferguson $3.7 million in first year
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether the community can afford it.... 2/8/2016 9:17 PM

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.... 2/8/2016 8:08 PM

Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- When rookie police Officer Peter Liang fired his gun in a pitch-dark public housing stairwell, he at first thought he had hurt nothing but his career. Then he went looking for the bullet and heard someone crying.... 2/8/2016 8:59 PM

Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
DENVER (AP) -- By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.... 2/8/2016 3:32 PM



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