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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
The Latest: Polls open after candidate charged with assaultThe polls are open in a race for Montana's only congressional seat just hours after the front-running candidate was charged with beating up a reporter
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Tommy Arthur, who was convicted in the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Arthur, nicknamed the Houdini of death row after having seventh executions postponed is facing an eighth date with the death chamber on Thursday, May 25, 2017, and a diminishing chance of winning another reprieve. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executedAlabama is set to execute a man who has had his lethal injection delayed by the courts seven times
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, Mark Wicks, standing, addresses Montana Libertarians gathering for their party's nominating convention in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan, file)
GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporterThe Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, honeybees work in a hive located in an apple grove at Hartland Orchard, a family farm near the the Blue Ridge Mountains in Markham, Va.  A U.S. survey of beekeepers released on Thursday, May 25, 2017 found improvements in the outlook for troubled honeybees. Winter losses were at the lowest levels in more than a decade with only 21 percent of the colonies dying.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to badA survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2001 file photo, Pelican Bay State Prison is seen outside of Crescent City, Calif. Officials say several California prison guards and inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Unusual mass attack injures 8 California guards, 7 inmatesOfficials say a fight that forced correctional officers to open fire with real bullets to stop a melee was unusual even by the violent standard of California prisons
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, Oprah Winfrey waves during Smith College's 139th Commencement exercises in Northampton, Mass. Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide range of others in entertainment, politics and business. In their efforts to inspire the Class of 2017, they’ve elicited both laughter and tears and, in some cases, jeers.  (David Molnar/Springfield Republican via AP, File)
From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to gradsFamous figures from entertainment, politics and business are giving commencement speeches at colleges across the country
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE- In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Zuckerberg is scheduled to give a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of years ago to create Facebook, on Thursday, May 25. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Facebook's Zuckerberg to give Harvard graduation speechMark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, Mark Wicks, standing, addresses Montana Libertarians gathering for their party's nominating convention in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan, file)
GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporterWitnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the special election.
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivers his state budget address at the Capitol in Madison, Wis. Walker is continuing to put pressure on fellow Republicans in the Legislature not to raise taxes. Walker on Friday, May 19 promised to veto the entire budget if it results in a net property tax increase to homeowners. And on Monday he fired off a series of tweets defending his budget as the GOP-controlled Legislature continues working on making changes to it. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)
Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicantsGov. Scott Walker's attempt to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening is up for review by a key state legislative committee
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Republican candidate for Montana's only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assaultCongressional candidate Greg Gianforte is being charged with misdemeanor assault after a reporter said the Republican "body-slammed him" Wednesday
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Bill Cosby speaks to the media as he and his attorney leave Allegheny County Courthouse after the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault trial in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP, Pool)
Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacksAfter two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrialMore than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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