- The Latest: Clinton, Biden to campaign in PA together
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):
- OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings — even from supporters who "whupped on me good."
- For Clinton, tiny fundraisers equal big campaign money
WASHINGTON (AP) — A single elevator could have accommodated the donors who recently gathered with Hillary Clinton at the Pritzker family home in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. Small in number, the group was big in largesse, contributing at least $1 million to help elect her and other Democrats this fall.
- Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
- Report: US sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by Iran of 10 U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf in January, according to a Navy investigation released Thursday.
- Ryan: House to vote on barring guns for suspected terrorists
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will hold election-year votes next week on a Republican proposal aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from obtaining guns, Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers Thursday.
- US takes Thailand off human trafficking blacklist
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States removed Thailand from its human trafficking blacklist on Thursday, though forced labor remains widespread in the nation's lucrative seafood industry.
- Senators urge Kerry to address political crisis in Bahrain
WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering political crisis in Bahrain could spiral into violence, encourage meddling by Iran and weaken a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, a bipartisan group of senators warned Thursday in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.
- Clinton and Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.
- Kerry to Georgia, Ukraine, Poland next week
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Europe next week, visiting Georgia and Ukraine before meeting up with President Barack Obama at a NATO summit in Poland.
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