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Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, center, stands with some of the 22 delegates from North Dakota to the Republican National Convention, who are the core of delegates that elevated Trump over the 1237 needed for the GOP's presidential nomination, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Bismarck, N.D.

Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.

Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a news conference at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016, after the end of the third working session of the G-7 Summit.

Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima.

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.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook

The U.S. government is set to release its forecast for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.


In police cases, black activists push reforms outside court

Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they're disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of a man injured in the back of a police van was convicted.


Trump shifts to Clinton after claiming GOP delegate majority

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is armed at last with a majority of the Republican Party's delegates, and he is shifting his attention toward the general election while Hillary Clinton remains locked in a divisive Democratic primary contest.


Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation

Colorado's Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, has released a candid autobiography that's revived speculation he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ticket.


Dump Trump? Some millennials aren't so sure

Most polls show Bernie Sanders is the overwhelming favorite of millennials — voters between the ages of 18 and 35. But some young voters are taking a serious look at Donald Trump as the primary season rolls on.


Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public.


Online dance craze sweeps police departments across US

Police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that are gaining wide online popularity.


Spike in crime in Las Vegas spurs search for causes, cures

From shootings on the Strip to the killing of a liquor store clerk who couldn't open a safe to an April weekend that saw five slayings in separate cases, crime is spiking in the shadows in Las Vegas — and spurring questions about causes and cures.


West Bank outpost's impending evacuation a test for Israel

The fate of 50 white caravans perched atop a West Bank hill in the Amona settler outpost is emerging as a key test for Benjamin Netanyahu's newly-expanded hard-line government.


AM Prep-Today in History

Today is Friday, May 27, the 148th day of 2016. There are 218 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On May 27, 1941, the…


Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates.


Colorado governor attends event wearing Trump, Sanders socks

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he was just having a little fun when he showed up to a book signing sporting a pair of socks featuring caricatures of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.


Former US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa begins run for Congress

Former U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has begun the process in Hawaii to run for the congressional seat that will be left vacant by U.S. Rep. Mark Takai.


California kidnapping suspect believed killed in shootout

A young man suspected of abducting a teenage girl in Northern California was killed Thursday after leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and engaging in a shootout, authorities said, while the search for the girl continued.


City of Lakeville's tweet sparks a political dustup

The city of Lakeville deleted an objectionable tweet this week after GOP politicians criticized it as public support for a political campaign. Screenshots on social…