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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.

Virginia Democrats to appeal decision to uphold voter ID law

Democrats in Virginia will appeal a court decision to uphold the state's voter ID law.


Iowa Supreme Court: No life without parole for teen killers

The Iowa Supreme Court is banning life prison sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.


Wisconsin redistricting trial set to wrap up

A federal trial to help decide whether Wisconsin Assembly district boundaries Republicans redrew five years discriminate against Democrats is set to wrap up.


Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear…


Judge OKs copyright settlement over Vivian Maier photos

A judge has approved a settlement over the copyright to photos shot by a Chicago nanny dating back to the 1950s and profiled in an Oscar-nominated documentary.


Report: State overpaid more than $412,000 in tax credits

A new report says Wisconsin's job creation agency has erroneously awarded more than $412,000 in tax credits to companies over how many jobs they created.


Florida group finds more US Marine remains on Pacific atoll

The founder of a volunteer group says it has found the remains of 13 more World War II Marines on a Pacific atoll.


Will Trump continue to dominate media in 1-on-1 match?

During the height of the primary season, a sense of Donald Trump overload in the media united a divided electorate.


Judge tosses out lawsuit by former Walker aide

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who accused prosecutors of overstepping their authority.


Company recalls spill-proof cups due to risk of mold

More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children between 4 and 12 months old are being recalled by Mayborn USA because of the risk of mold that could cause sickness.


Video shows Florida trooper jump onto hood, fire into car

A video clip from a gas station surveillance camera shows a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pull his motorcycle next to a car during a traffic stop, and then jump onto its hood before firing through the windshield.


US government set to release hurricane season outlook

The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday 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 are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of a man who was injured in the back of a police van was convicted.


Trump shifts to Clinton after claiming GOP delegate majority

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


Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation

John Hickenlooper, Colorado's term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ticket.