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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers.

The milestone announcement on Tuesday...Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo described...Read more

Some Democrats are putting up caution signs for Hillary Clinton as she wades back into presidential politics by casting 2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard as a "Russian asset," mocking President Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader and drawing counterattacks from both....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was time for the U.S. to consider taxing wealth.

As her family's boat moved through the harbor a few years ago,...Read more

DELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis woman alleges in a lawsuit that an officer violated her free speech rights by confiscating her phone when she used it to film an arrest.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union and...Read more

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Several students face discipline for editing a screenshot of a Missouri middle school website to include a racist slur against black people.

Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said Monday that the students posted the altered...Read more

With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.

The efforts outlined Monday include a special...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming.

First, President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate...Read more

The city’s child homicide rate is far greater than that of other cities of a similar size.Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the impeachment investigation (all times local):

6:20 p.m.

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says his comments about the Trump administration's decision to...Read more

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