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Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again'
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."...

Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump defeated 16 rivals in the Republican primaries by being the most anti-immigrant of them all, promising to build a giant wall on the border and deport millions. He labeled opponents like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as weak and amnesty-loving, and his extreme rhetoric pushed the entire immigration debate to the right....

Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chelsea Clinton would remain on the board of her family's foundation even if her mother is elected president, a spokeswoman said Thursday....

Hillary Clinton agrees to not campaign or run ads on 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will not campaign or run ads on Sept. 11....

The Latest: Trump says 'nobody even knows' what alt-right is
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):...

AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- There's no "glass ceiling" keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender will influence the November election. They're just divided on whether it's more of a curse than a blessing....

Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinning
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans - and friends - from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party's nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions....

US warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. Navy ship fired three warning shots in the direction of an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head-on in the North Arabian Gulf on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, in an escalation of encounters in the region this week....

'Alt-right' hashtag spurs racism, rebukes during speech
Wondering what "alt-right" means? There's a hashtag for that - but the results might not be pretty....

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton conspiracy election
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement....

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