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  • Sanders surpasses Clinton in NH primary with wide support
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:36 pm
    Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a formidable alliance of men, women and young people.
  • Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:28 pm
    Time to trade in those boots and head south and west. After Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump cruised to victory in snowy New Hampshire, the presidential race sprints on to South Carolina and Nevada -- perhaps with a smaller cast of characters.
  • Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:25 pm
    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies.
  • The Latest: How delegate count shakes out after NH primary
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:25 pm
    The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary (all times local):
  • Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats trust Sanders
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:17 pm
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters he is more honest and trustworthy than Hillary Clinton, pointing to a potential liability for the former secretary of state as the race for president moves to Nevada and South Carolina, according to exit poll results.
  • Trump nails it in New Hampshire; Kasich snags second
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 8:04 pm
    Donald Trump nailed down a decisive first victory in New Hampshire's presidential primary Tuesday, proving his unorthodox campaign can translate the large crowds at his rambunctious rallies into the votes that determine delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, an afterthought in Iowa, popped up in second.
  • Medical director resigns, calls DC fire department 'toxic'
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 6:00 pm
    A man died of a stab wound that he could have survived if he hadn't waited 18 minutes for an ambulance, the outgoing medical director of the District of Columbia's fire department said in a scathing resignation letter that questioned Mayor Muriel Bowser's efforts to reform the long-troubled agency.
  • Medical director resigns, calls DC fire department 'toxic'
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 5:56 pm
    The medical director of the District of Columbia's long-troubled fire department is stepping down, saying "people are dying needlessly" because the department is resistant to reform.
  • Trump, Sanders win presidential primaries in New Hampshire
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 5:05 pm
    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire's presidential primaries, taking the top spot after second-place finishes in the Iowa caucuses.
  • NTSB: New rules needed for air shipments of batteries
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 4:34 pm
    The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrollable fires, the chairman of a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday.
  • Obama admin says it won't use Ebola funding to combat Zika
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 3:48 pm
    The Obama administration says it does not want to use money Congress provided to fight the Ebola virus to combat the Zika virus and mosquitoes that spread it.
  • FAA shrinks Washington's no-drone zone
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 3:48 pm
    Drones and model aircraft can return to the skies in the outer ring of special airspace around the nation's capital.
  • Conservative opposition threatens criminal justice overhaul
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 3:44 pm
    A handful of Senate Republicans on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to prospects for overhauling the criminal justice system in Congress this year, with one lawmaker calling the bipartisan legislation championed by President Barack Obama and some prominent conservatives "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."
  • A look at Obama's final budget proposal
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 3:32 pm
    President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department:
  • US may limit items collected at Vietnam Vets memorial
    Associated Press | February 09, 2016 3:32 pm
    The National Park Service is considering limiting the items it collects at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.