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Buttigieg ending presidential campaign, report says

Pete Buttigieg, who rose from being a small-town Midwestern mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, is ending his campaign. Three people with knowledge of Buttigieg's decision told The Associated Press he began informing campaign staff…

Joe Biden wins South Carolina's Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won South Carolina's Democratic primary. It was his first victory in three tries at the Democratic nomination, and it came during the fourth Democratic primary contest of the 2020 election season. Biden's win could…

Person in Washington state first in US to die from new virus

A person has died in Washington state of COVID-19, state health officials said Saturday, marking the first such reported death in the United States. State officials issued a terse news release announcing the death, gave no details and scheduled a…

US warns of potential virus spread as travel restricted aboard

This is a breaking news story that will be updated. Officials scrambled Tuesday to halt the spread of the burgeoning new virus, from northern Italy where troops were dispatched to enforce quarantines and schools were shuttered, to South Korea, where…

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

This is a breaking news story that will be updated. Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday at his sexual assault trial, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. The verdict followed weeks of…

Sanders wins Nevada caucus, cementing front-runner status

Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada's presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he's too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. The 78-year-old Vermont senator successfully rallied his…

Russia trying to boost Bernie Sanders, not only Trump, reports say

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday condemned Russian efforts to interfere in the 2020 election. The Vermont senator issued a statement immediately after The Washington Post reported U.S. officials have told Sanders that Russia was trying to help his…

Photos: 9 killed in suspected far-right attack in Germany

A 43-year-old German man shot and killed nine people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb overnight in attacks that appear to have been motivated by far-right beliefs, officials said Thursday. The gunman first attacked a hookah bar in central…