Bloomberg cautiously eyes 3rd party presidential bid


Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton's blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump's ascension in the tumultuous Republican race

Rubio eyes brokered convention after NH setback

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention

Rubio turns up the heat on Republican rivals

Marco Rubio is turning up the heat on his Republican rivals as he campaigns in South Carolina

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in

The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday after facing authorities who came to the property more than a month into the takeover

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Police: Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself

Authorities say a police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and son and set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before committing suicide

Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccine

Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Castro says the South American country is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus

Fargo police say officer shot during standoff won't survive

Police in North Dakota say a Fargo police officer who was shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect is not expected to survive

The Latest: Fiorina drops out; Clinton questions Sanders' record on race

Marco Rubio says his campaign is moving into a more aggressive phase after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire

AP Source: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary

Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina

Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descends on South Carolina no closer to clarity about whether anyone can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination

Delay of clean power plan stokes worries about Paris treaty

The Obama administration asserts that a Supreme Court order delaying enforcement of its new clean-power rules will ultimately have little impact on meeting the nation's obligations under the recent Paris climate agreement

Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen

Police have made an arrest nearly 56 years after a Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen was found slain

Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

The federal government has sued Ferguson after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb

Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

The Senate unanimously approved legislation that aims to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria, officials say, but US wants fighting stopped now

2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

Health and rescue officials say two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people

Michigan governor plans $360 million for Flint, infrastructure

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state

Carly Fiorina ends presidential campaign with message to young girls

After poor showings in Iowa and New Hampshire, Carly Fiorina announced Wednesday she is ending her presidential bid.

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Malloy, Wyman, Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney, DeLauro, Esty et al got Berned

Connecticut's Democratic establishment all campaigned for Clinton in New Hampshire.

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