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Updated at 5:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to more than 40 on Tuesday in a protest of the New York businessman's policies and his repeated criticism of legendary civil rights activist John Lewis. The Georgia congressman made headlines over the weekend for challenging Trump's legitimacy to be the next president and erroneously claiming that Trump's inauguration would be the first he will have missed since coming...

Updated at 5:27 PM

LONDON (AP) " A lawsuit against former U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw brought by an ex-Libyan dissident who alleges he and his wife were abducted and sent to Tripoli with British complicity can proceed, Britain's Supreme Court ruled...

Updated at 5:23 PM

BERLIN (AP) " The German government is aiming to hold this year's general election on Sept. 24. A German official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the Cabinet will decide Wednesday to propose the date to President Joachim...

Updated at 5:22 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump is making his first Washington trip in weeks Tuesday, as his inauguration festivities approach and his focus turns to the nation's capital. Trump planned to fly in for a dinner honoring Tom Barrack, his longtime...

Updated at 5:19 PM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the...

Updated at 5:03 PM

SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) " Rhode Island State Police say two children reported missing in 1985 have been located in the Houston area and their mother has been charged with snatching them. Police said Tuesday an anonymous tip two days before...

Updated at 4:45 PM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) " The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he was under government mind control and then claimed to be inspired by Islamic State...

Updated at 4:28 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) " Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights leader who says he doesn't see Donald Trump as a "legitimate president," should be grateful for all that Republican presidents have done for black people, GOP Gov. Paul LePage...

Updated at 4:19 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the bloodiest in its history, has died at a federal medical center in North Carolina, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday. He was...

Updated at 4:06 PM

Thirty- and 15-year fixed mortgage rates saw no change from Friday, while 5/1 ARM rates dropped slightly,  according to a NerdWallet  survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders on Tuesday. Mortgage…

Updated at 4:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday in a report...

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