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FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states....

Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- It's been the driving issue of Donald Trump's campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a "deportation force."...

Reid asks FBI to probe threat of Russian election tampering
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT):...

Clinton says she doesn't know "which" Trump will debate
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is telling supporters that she doesn't know "which Donald Trump" will show up at the presidential debates....

Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman....

Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Often called Hillary Clinton's second daughter, Huma Abedin is a deeply trusted aide who is rarely far apart from the Democratic presidential nominee. She's also a confidante subjected to a similar level of attention and scrutiny as her longtime boss....

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system....

Senate hopeful won't say if OK with Trump having nuke codes
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Indiana declined Monday to say whether he's comfortable with Donald Trump serving as commander in chief and possessing the nation's nuclear launch codes....

Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill....

WHY IT MATTERS: Climate Change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- WASHINGTON (AP) - THE ISSUE: It's as if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not....

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FILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached the election systems of a pair of states. The Aug. 18, 2016, warning came just days after Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hosted a call with secretaries of state and other state elections officials to talk about cybersecurity and the election infrastructure. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

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Reid asks FBI to probe threat of Russian election tampering

Clinton says she doesn't know "which" Trump will debate

Senate hopeful won't say if OK with Trump having nuke codes

Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up

US meets target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees

Correction: House 2016-Minnesota story

On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win

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