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May 18, 2016 7:47 PM A fractured Democratic party threatens Clinton’s chances against Trump

When Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont took the stage this week after falling short in the Kentucky primary, supporters of Hillary Clinton wondered if he would finally soften his tone and let her move onto a general election against Donald Trump. Sanders credited Clinton’s victory to “a closed primary, something I am not all that enthusiastic about, where 7

May 18, 2016 12:35 PM The Daily 202: Liberal allies turning on Bernie Sanders after Nevada donnybrook

-- Bernie Sanders won yesterday’s Democratic primary in Oregon by 8 points, and Hillary Clinton has declared victory in Kentucky. The AP says the Bluegrass State remains too close to call. The front-runner leads by about 2,000 votes out of half a million cast, less than one half of one percent. Asked whether Sanders would consider seeking a recount 205

May 17, 2016 9:26 PM Nevada convention chaos previews growing Democratic battle

WASHINGTON Bernie Sanders joined his supporters in criticizing the Nevada Democratic Party after violent outbursts disrupted their state convention on Saturday when his supporters became angry about the process. One Sanders supporter threw a chair, unhappy about being blocked in a rules vote as part of an effort to help the senator from Vermont win more delegates 9

May 11, 2016 4:12 AM Kerry to Face Questions at Anti-Corruption Summit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may be gently scolded Thursday when he attends an anti-corruption summit hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron in London. “Corruption is an enemy of progress and the root of so many of the world’s problems,” Cameron said before the summit that will call into question the practices of rich nations like Britain and the United 29 1

May 9, 2016 11:10 PM Panama Papers database of offshore companies goes live

FRANKFURT, Germany — A group of investigative journalists on Monday published the names of thousands of offshore companies at the heart of a massive trove of data on the finances of the rich and powerful that has become known as the Panama Papers. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists made data on 200,000 entities available on its website 9

May 3, 2016 2:22 PM Rap legend Tupac's mother Afeni Shakur dies aged 69

Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, died Monday night aged 69. The Marin County Sheriff's Department, located in California, confirmed her death on Twitter on Tuesday morning. According to the sheriff's department they were called to the political activist's home in the affluent suburb of Sausalito in the San Francisco Bay Area just after 46

April 15, 2016 12:24 PM Fact check: The Brooklyn Democratic debate

• Clinton implied she has supported a $15 federal minimum wage, as Sanders has. But her own website says she supports a $12 federal minimum wage, and going further “through state and local efforts.” • Sanders said “43 lobbyists for the fossil fuel industry” donated to Clinton. But he’s including lobbyists who represent many clients other than oil and gas companies 65

April 11, 2016 8:35 PM Ted Cruz Meets New York Values

“Show us your matzo, pick up your matzo!” a man enjoined Senator Ted Cruz and a group of small children at the Chabad Neshama Center, in Brighton Beach, last week. Cruz had been diligently rolling dough alongside them at a table set up in the center’s model bakery. And he sang, or moved his lips to, the Passover song “Dayenu,” or “It would be enough 5

April 10, 2016 1:00 PM Cruz outmaneuvering Trump in behind-the-scenes battles for delegates

David Coonradt came to the Colorado state Republican convention as part of Ted Cruz's “persuasion team,” a squad of volunteers working to secure more delegates to propel Cruz to the party's presidential nomination. He came ready to tout the Texas senator's gun-rights and antiabortion credentials, but the most crucial information he had to impart appeared 13

April 10, 2016 5:02 AM Manny Pacquiao unanimously outpoints Timothy Bradley

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao may not be ready for retirement just quite yet. Pacquiao returned from the biggest loss of his career with a bang Saturday night, knocking down Timothy Bradley twice on his way to a unanimous 12-round decision in their welterweight showdown. Pacquiao shook off the ring rust from a layoff of nearly a year after losing to Floyd 15