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Updated at 10:55 PM

HARVEY, Ill. (AP) " A former professional football player-turned-Illinois lawmaker joined the Democratic race for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, setting up a three-way contest for the chance to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, one of Democrats' top targets as they try to retake the chamber.

Updated at 10:53 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " State investigators looking into the fatal shooting of a black Minneapolis man by police during a scuffle have several partial videos of the incident but won't release them at this time, despite demands from protesters, an...

Updated at 10:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Environmental Protection Agency proposed tougher new limits on Tuesday on smokestack emissions from nearly two dozen states that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.

Updated at 10:44 PM

Some advisers to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson say he is struggling to grasp the complexities of foreign policy, his closest confident said Monday, acknowledging their frustration while adding the political newcomer is making progress.

Updated at 10:38 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water.

Updated at 10:35 PM

PARIS (AP) " Surveillance video obtained by The Associated Press indicates a team of three attackers carried out the shootings at a Paris sidewalk cafe, leading police to believe that a second assailant is on the loose.

Updated at 10:34 PM

LONDON (AP) " Uniting in a symbol of defiance and respect, players and fans of the French and English soccer teams delivered a moving display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium at a friendly staged four days after the deadly attacks in Paris.

Updated at 10:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Republicans urged an immediate closure of America's borders to Syrian refugees Tuesday, drawing angry denunciations from some Democrats and igniting an emotional debate about U.S. values in the wake of the deadly Paris terror...

Updated at 10:28 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state where the Mormon church and a small town judge delivered setbacks last week to the LGBT...

Updated at 10:28 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) " Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans.

Updated at 10:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration defended his record Tuesday as senators pressed him about rising drug prices, slow approval times for new drugs and his ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

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