Country Stars Plan to Continue Playing in North CarolinaBruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians' boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday's American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans.
Philly Cheesesteak is Test for Candidates, Not Just a LunchFive-point plans, engaging speeches and star endorsements are all important in a presidential campaign, but how well do candidates REALLY know the cities and towns where they're wooing voters?
Virginia Governor Enables 200,000 Felons to Vote in NovemberMore than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive order Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.
National Group Launches Voter-Registation Drive in FloridaThe nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization has launched a major voter-registration drive in the battleground state of Florida to identify and sign up hundreds of thousands of potential Hispanic voters.
PA Governor to Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Executive OrdersGov. Tom Wolf says he'll sign an executive order to prohibit discrimination by state contractors based on someone's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Resolution In FBI-Apple Case Prolongs Larger Legal BattleThe FBI's victory in breaking into a San Bernardino killer's iPhone without Apple's help merely prolongs a battle over how far the government can go to examine private messages, photos and other files.
Voices from Voters as They Cast Primary Ballots in 5 StatesVoters in five states are making their choices Tuesday in party primaries. Florida and Ohio are the big prizes sought by front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, as they aim to prevent rivals from narrowing the delegate gap. Voters will also cast ballots in Illinois, Missouri and North Carolina.
Caitlyn Jenner's Politics Spark Debate in Transgender RanksSince coming out a year ago, Caitlyn Jenner has not always been a unifying force in the transgender community. Her latest political remarks — underscoring her conservative outlook and praising Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz — ignited a storm of criticism from supporters of transgender rights, who view most conservative Republicans as adversaries.
Swallowing Hard, Trump Rivals Vow To Back Him If NominatedThe Republican establishment and its last best hopes to defeat Donald Trump spent a long and extraordinary day denouncing the billionaire businessman as dangerous, a "phony" and a "con man" unfit for office. Then, when it was all over, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich swallowed hard and said they'd support Trump if he wins the GOP nomination.
Clinton, Trump Cemented as 2016 Leaders; GOP DesperateDemocrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump seized decisive Super Tuesday victories with math and momentum on their side, leaving rivals scrambling for last-chance, long-shot strategies. For the Republican establishment, the search was increasingly dire.
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Lawmakers Behind 'Nipple Bill' Warn of Societal DeclineLawmakers backing a bill to criminalize women exposing their breasts in public say that failing to pass it could hurt New Hampshire's tourism industry and lead to rampant nudity across the state.