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Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign.
Despite bill's demise, W.Va. teachers to strike for 2nd day

Despite bill's demise, W.Va. teachers to strike for 2nd day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia teachers will remain on strike for a second day despite a move by the House of Delegates to effectively kill a complex education bill that had sent them to the picket lines.
Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host Vietnam

Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host Vietnam

BAC GIANG, Vietnam — In a rice field in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones are an enduring symbol of the wartime friendship of Vietnam and North Korea.
UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks

UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks

The expected pullout of forces from three key ports in Yemen provides an opportunity to move to the major goal of ending the four-year conflict that has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the U.N.
Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to $15

Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to $15

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a measure Tuesday gradually hiking the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, an early victory for the Democrat on the eve of his first annual budget proposal.
Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands amid turmoil

Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands amid turmoil

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials said Tuesday that the country is banning air and sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands — a region that has been linked to efforts to undermine President Nicolas Maduro by sending emergency aid t
AP source: Machado, Padres  agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

AP source: Machado, Padres agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

SAN DIEGO — With their city's long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest free agent signing ever by agreeing with All-Star infielder Manny Machado on a $300 million, 10-year deal.

Detroit Council rejects car stunt due to Confederate flag

DETROIT — The Detroit City Council has banned a hot rod and custom car show from allowing a stunt jump to take place because some of the participating vehicles have carried Confederate imagery.
Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tribute

Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tribute

Milan Fashion Week promised to be a running tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday as collateral events got unde way.
Actress Julianne Moore helps unveil sex misconduct policies

Actress Julianne Moore helps unveil sex misconduct policies

NEW YORK — Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York. Moore joined Lt. Gov.