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AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between groceries, electricity and paying a health insurance bill that has jumped by nearly $400....

Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a First Amendment clash over a law barring offensive trademarks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about a government program that favors some forms of speech but rejects others that might disparage certain groups....

Supreme Court nominee returns to bench as judge, not justice
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Merrick Garland, the judge nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Supreme Court, made his return to the courtroom on Wednesday to hear cases as a federal appeals court judge, not a Supreme Court justice....

Obama's parting message: We're going to be OK
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "We're going to be OK."...

The Latest: Obama says daughters disappointed by election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST):...

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces....

To avoid more 'Daily Show' ridicule, Arizona kills bills
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona lawmaker's proposal to penalize colleges and universities that teach ethnic studies classes has essentially died after getting widely panned by Democrats and liberal commentators across the nation....

The Latest: Vegas hotel dumps Tom Ford after Melania remark
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):...

CIA publishes guidelines for handling Americans' info
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two days before Donald Trump takes office, the CIA on Wednesday published for the first time its guidelines for how it collects, stores, searches and shares information about Americans. New rules put limits on those who can search it and require they give a reason....

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning's prison term
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq....