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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel on Wednesday rejected for a second time a proposal to change the meaning of a star on the state's flag that represents the Confederacy, despite an endorsement from the Republican governor.

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The hottest position in the Democratic presidential field this week is abolishing the Electoral College.

White House hopefuls Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris and Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) have either called for the...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president who will usher in "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case.

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U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower late Wednesday afternoon as investors weighed the Federal Reserve's decision to rule out interest rate increases this year and its latest outlook on the U.S. economy.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing Co.

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LONDON (AP) — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.'s departure until June 30....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe drinking water, not climate change, is the world's most immediate public health issue, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler contended Wednesday.

Environmental groups responded by saying the Trump...Read more

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he would need to climb a stepladder to address the crowd.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes in 2019, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad.

The Fed said it was keeping its...Read more

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