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Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

Earlier this month, Hillary Clinton said she would be happy to "talk to anybody, anytime" about the handling of her official emails as secretary of state.

Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."

Trump says he gave himself aliases often in business

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday that he often used aliases to purchase real estate — but continued to deny he'd been caught on tape pretending to be an imaginary spokesman in a recently-released recording.

House GOP leaders press for special session at Hwy. 12 in Maple Plain

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Legislative leaders are calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session to approve a public-works bill.

Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles sends stern letter to Perpich Center for Arts Education

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Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles sent a letter to the executive director of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, urging her to hand over information his office is seeking, or face sanction.

WHO: Some 1,000 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years

Nearly 1,000 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years in violation of humanitarian norms, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday.


Report traces arc of Hillary Clinton server, agency failures

Eight days before Hillary Clinton took office as secretary of state in January 2009, an aide to former President Bill Clinton quietly registered a new internet address for the couple. That trivial but deliberate online purchase is the earliest known hint of the private email system that now plagues the presumptive Democratic nominee's presidential campaign.


Testimony continues in trial of Alabama House speaker

Testimony is continuing in the ethics trial of the Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard.


Pro-Trump Hispanics face ridicule from friends and family

Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.


State Department email report complicates Clinton's message

Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.


Trump holds first major presidential fundraiser in L.A.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a new phase of his campaign when he held his first major campaign fundraiser: a $25,000-per-ticket dinner in Los Angeles.


New Jersey lawmakers to vote on Atlantic City rescue bills

New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on an Atlantic City rescue package to keep the struggling resort town from running out of money.


VOICES: Hiroshima serves as memorial for all victims of WWII

The suffering he endured during World War II still haunts 95-year-old Lester Tenney, who has black lung disease from working as a prisoner of war in a Japanese coal mine.


House votes to bar purchases of heavy water from Iran

The House voted Wednesday to bar the U.S. government from future purchases of heavy water from Iran, undercutting the controversial nuclear pact with that nation and earning a certain veto threat on a key government funding bill.


House reverses course on LGBT rights for federal contractors

The House reversed itself late Wednesday and approved a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors.


The Latest: Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio

The Latest on legislation naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn (all times local):


Minnesota Capitol intruder left behind knife, threatening signs, charge says

A Minneapolis man is charged with burglary, accused of slipping through a closed construction zone to get into the House chambers.


Keep pushing Cuban trade, Klobuchar and Emmer tell business leaders

Two top Minnesota lawmakers say the business case will be key to building support to end the long-standing trade embargo.


The Weeknd, Belly cancel Kimmel performance because of Trump

R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode.


TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday.