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Democratic presidential contender Cory Booker speaks at a round table discussion on issues impacting black men on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at his campaign headquarters in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
Aiming for debate, Booker appeals directly to Harris votersDemocratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is facing the prospect of not qualifying for this month's debate
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6 apply for Missouri's nonpartisan redistricting postAbout half a dozen people have applied for a first-of-its kind job in Missouri to draw election maps that are politically fair and competitive
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This undated photo provided by South Carolina Department of Corrections show inmate Oscar James Fortune, who has spent 13 years in a South Carolina prison, had his murder conviction overturned because a prosecutor suggested in his closing argument all defense lawyers lie. The state's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, that those comments were "blatantly improper" because one of the foundations of the U.S. legal system is jurors decide the truth, and that Fortune should get a new trial. (South Carolina Department of Corrections via AP)
SC court: Prosecutor's remarks in murder trial 'improper'The South Carolina Supreme Court has tossed out the murder conviction of a man in prison for 13 years because a prosecutor suggested in his closing argument that all defense lawyers lie
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'Once Upon a Time,' 'Portrait' top AP's 2019 best films listAssociated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle have named their top 10 movies for the year
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In this file photo made Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek speaks to speak to media during a press conference at the Des Moines Police Department in Des Moines, Iowa. Errors in Iowa's list of felons cost at least 20 people the right to vote in November's midterm elections, and officials have known about problems in the list since 2012. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)
Iowa's felon list includes police force, omits drug dealerA review by The Associated Press has found that Iowa's list of ineligible felon voters remains riddled with errors, omissions and wrongful additions that make it an unreliable indicator of who can and cannot vote and hold public office
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This Nov. 18, 2019 photo shows Grammy award-winning rapper Chamillionaire posing for a portrait in New York. A co-founder of popular underground Texas group the Color Changin’ Click, is best known for his hit “Ridin Dirty.” (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
Chamillionaire wants to add diversity to tech spaceWhen Grammy award-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he says he didn't see many people who looked like him
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FILE - This May 20, 2019, file photo shows a Mexican gray wolf. The Trump administration says it will allow trappers to continue using controversial sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators. Conservation groups called for a ban after repeated instances of the devices also poisoning pets, people and nontargeted wildlife. The Environmental Protection Agency's interim decision imposes new restrictions that it says will guard against accidental poisonings.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
EPA rejects ban on poison bombs against cattle predatorsThe Trump administration says it will allow trappers to continue using controversial sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2019, file photo, a sign at an entrance to Tufts School of Medicine, in Boston, identifies the address as the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Medical Education. Tufts announced Thursday, Dec. 5, it will strip the Sackler name from all of its institutions. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContinTufts University is ending its relationship with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin Purdue Pharma
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Police: Patron angered by ketchup pulls gun at McDonald'sAuthorities in Tennessee say an irate woman pointed a gun at fast food workers because they gave her ketchup instead of jelly
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