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Updated at 9:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 5:40 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is calling the survivors of last week's attack at Ohio State University "great people, amazing people." Trump flew to Columbus, Ohio, to meet Thursday with several people who were slashed by Ohio State student Abdul Razak Ali Artan. The attacker first rammed a campus crowd with his car before getting out with a knife and stabbing students. He was fatally shot...

Updated at 9:48 PM

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) " An unarmed black motorist struggled with an Iowa officer and a police dog before the officer shot the driver when he tried to get away, paralyzing him, dashcam video released Thursday shows. The man rushed to his...

Updated at 9:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The state of Georgia on Thursday accused the U.S. Homeland Security Department of apparently trying to hack its election systems In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Georgia Secretary of State Brian P.

Updated at 9:37 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of Dylann Roof, charged with killing nine black people during a Bible study in a Charleston church (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jurors in the Charleston church...

Updated at 9:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House on Thursday cleared bills to keep the government running through April and authorize hundreds of water projects, but a Senate fight over benefits for retired coal miners threatened to lead to a government shutdown this...

Updated at 9:19 PM

Tributes poured in for former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95. Politicians, astronauts, educators and others repeatedly called him a hero with many mentioning the phrase that first sent him into orbit: "Godspeed,...

Updated at 9:15 PM

A sampling of quotes from John Glenn: "We are placed here with certain talents and capabilities. It is up to each of us to use those talents and capabilities as best you can. If you do that, I think there is a power greater than any of us...

Updated at 8:42 PM

† The older I get, the more I'm humbled by the thought that I'm not as smart as I am well-informed. The truth of the matter, as I've learned the hard way over the years, is that a head full of facts doesn't necessarily make a person intelligent.

Updated at 8:38 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Russia said the Syrian army was suspending combat operations in Aleppo late Thursday to allow for the evacuation of civilians from besieged rebel-held neighborhoods, but residents and fighters reported no let-up in the bombing and...

Updated at 8:36 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " Signaling a potential radical change in the way Olympic host cities are chosen, IOC President Thomas Bach wants to revise the bidding process because it "produces too many losers." He wouldn't rule out the...

Updated at 8:29 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is...

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