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AP: Clinton Heads Into Final Primaries With Enough Delegates For Nomination

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:02pm

The Associated Press says that with additional commitments from superdelegates, Clinton has now crossed the threshold of 2383 delegates.

California Rape Case Sentence Sparks Outrage

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 8:33pm

Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in county jail for sexual assault. Prosecutors had recommended six years in prison. An online petition seeks the judge's recall.

Clinton Has Enough Delegates To Claim Democratic Nomination, AP Reports

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 7:42pm

Clinton is the first woman ever to head a major-party ticket in this country. She now has the commitment from the 2,383 delegates necessary to become the presumptive nominee.

Jury Gives Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Death Sentence

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 6:25pm

The death penalty will be official if upheld by a judge at a sentencing hearing. Sixty-three-year-old Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was convicted in the murders of nine women and a teenage girl.

Trump University Customer: 'Gold Elite' Program Nothing But Fool's Gold

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:27pm

At a campaign event, Donald Trump said Bob Guillo gave his Trump University program the highest rating possible. Guillo says he paid $35,000 only to be taught to use Trulia and other common websites.

David Gilkey: What A Funny — And Deeply Caring — Photographer

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:08pm

The NPR staffers who worked with Gilkey pick a favorite photo and share some memories.

One Year After OPM Data Breach, What Has The Government Learned?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:08pm

A year ago, the government said the personal information of millions of employees and others was stolen by hackers. Federal officials say they've boosted cybersecurity, but there's more work to do.

Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old One

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:59pm

The Taliban have kept up a drumbeat of attacks since their leader was killed last month in a U.S. drone strike. Hopes that a new leader might improve the climate for peace are fading fast.

Jimmy Carter May Soon Get His 90th Birthday Wish: No More Guinea Worm

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:29pm

The former president tells why it's taken nearly 30 years to bring the Guinea worm to near extinction — and what's next on his agenda.

Fed Chair Yellen Says Weak Jobs Report Raises Questions For Economy

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:50pm

U.S. employment is one of many uncertainties Federal Reserve officials are weighing as they consider raising interest rates. Overall, Yellen expects ongoing economic recovery and growth to continue.

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