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Coolio arrested at LA airport on suspicion of possessing stolen, loaded gun, police say

Coolio performs onstage on February 5, 2016, in Cedar Park, Texas. The rapper was arrested on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, after authorities said they found a loaded, stolen firearm in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint inside Los Angeles International Airport. (Manuel Nauta/Sipa USA/TNS)
By Matt Stevens and Sarah Parvini | Los Angeles Times September 17, 2016

LOS ANGELES — Police arrested the rapper Coolio on Saturday after authorities said they found a loaded, stolen firearm in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint inside Los Angeles International Airport. Around...

Bomb blast halts charity race in New Jersey; no one hurt

(Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Jacqueline L. Urgo and Rob Tornoe | The Philadelphia Inquirer September 17, 2016

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. — A pipe bomb blew up in a plastic garbage can minutes before thousands of runners were to pass by in a charity 5k race to benefit U.S. Marines and sailors. No one was injured....

Young adults say vaping helped them quit smoking, restrictions are dangerous

Surrounded by about 100 custom flavor juices and sample tanks, Mallory Immethun, 20, vapes while awaiting customers at Stella Blues Vapors on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 in Fenton, Mo. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)
By Michele Munz | St. Louis Post-Dispatch September 14, 2016

ST. LOUIS — Evan Wright, 18, started smoking cigarettes and cigars early in high school. He sometimes smoked three cigars a night and began to have serious breathing problems, he said. A year ago,...

Former Mexican president says Trump presidency could lead to World War III

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a campaign stop in Aston, Pa., on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Steven M. Falk/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
By Franco Ordonez | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — Former Mexican President Vicente Fox amped up his criticism of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday night, describing the real estate mogul as an international threat...

Why voters need to know about the health of would-be presidents

Illustrations of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (TNS)
By William Douglas and Lesley Clark | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — When it comes to the 2016 presidential race, health matters. While Hillary Clinton's pneumonia likely isn't as serious or life-threatening as some of the maladies that afflicted candidates...

Inside GOP, there’s some relief as Trump becomes better candidate

Donald Trump speaks on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 to the National Guard Association of the United States conference, held in Baltimore, Md. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
By David Lightman | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — Suddenly, Donald Trump has become a much better, more polished and focused presidential candidate. He's making carefully worded speeches and issuing policy papers about the day's top...

Why the election map has a built-in, and growing, Democratic bias

Volunteers Ana Valenzuela Estrada and Richard Estrada, no relation, in Glendale, Ariz., belong to one of several groups aiming to register 3 million new Latino voters across the nation by November. (Seema Mehta/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By David Lightman | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — The presidential election map is undergoing a fundamental change, with shifts that will make it easier for Democrats to win not only in 2016 but also for years to come. Driving the change...

Obama will veto bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia

Obama will veto bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia
By Jordan Rudner | The Dallas Morning News September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will veto legislation that would allow families of American terror victims to sue foreign governments involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the White House said...

With pneumonia diagnosis, questions about Clinton’s health move from the fringe

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd on Tuesday, Aug. 16 2016 at West Philadelphia High School in Pennsylvania. (Michael Bryant/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
By Anita Kumar | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton has pneumonia, her doctor revealed Sunday after the Democratic presidential candidate suddenly left a 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York and was caught on camera struggling...

Authorities to temporarily halt pipeline construction near lake sacred to Sioux

Nantinki Young — known as Tink — stirs large pot of soup for protesters gathered along the banks of the Cannonball River in North Dakota. (William Yardley/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Nigel Duara | Los Angeles Times September 10, 2016

CANNON BALL, N.D. — A federal judge on Friday refused to continue blocking permits for a controversial pipeline across Native American land in North Dakota, the scene of a tense standoff that has attracted...

Will religious voters embrace this Trump?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the 11th annual Values Voter Summit on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
By William Douglas | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 10, 2016

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrived at Friday's Values Voter Summit with the Christian conservative vote in hand — but not firmly. That's why Trump — and running...

4 years after Benghazi, are we protecting US diplomats any better?

Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
By Martin Edwin Andersen | McClatchy Washington Bureau September 10, 2016

WASHINGTON — Four years after the Benghazi terrorist attacks killed four Americans on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, debate still rages over whether the United States has done enough to protect its diplomats...

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