Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ Feb. 17 The Los Angeles Times on the Zika virus: Now that researchers have identified a tangible link between the Zika virus and fetal brain deformation, pregnant women and those of childbearing age in the Latin American countries hardest hit by the mosquito-borne virus will have to make tough decisions about their reproductive future.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Pope Francis was wrapping up his trip to Mexico on Wednesday with a politically charged visit to the U.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — After his big win in the Iowa caucuses, Ted Cruz is one step closer to becoming the first Hispanic president in U.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Ted Cruz could be the first Hispanic president in U.
SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Ted Cruz defended his trustworthiness and aired his grievances against Republican rivals Wednesday, saying Donald Trump's threatened lawsuit over a campaign ad would be dismissed as frivolous and Marco Rubio has no evidence to back up his claims of untoward campaigning by the Texas senator.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Marco Rubio are locked in a high-stakes political chess match in South Carolina, strategically moving money and other campaign resources around in a bid to pull ahead in the Republican primary race — or at least keep their campaigns afloat.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Jeb Bush is swinging hard at fellow Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and John Kasich Wednesday, dismissing them as ill-prepared as he fights for his political survival.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to deny a request by media organizations including The Associated Press to make public a list of unindicted coconspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times local):12:20 a.m.Donald Trump was granted a rare honor by Stephen Colbert on Tuesday's "Late Show" when the GOP presidential hopeful was welcomed as a surprise phone-in guest and spared from making an actual appearance on the CBS program.
NEW YORK (AP) — Making a direct appeal to black voters, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she would give African-Americans their next ally in the White House and offered a detailed plan to overcome racial disparities ahead of crucial primaries in South Carolina and the Deep South.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new analysis of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's tax plan concluded that it would add trillions to the federal deficit while providing huge tax cuts to the nation's wealthiest earners.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) — Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on Tuesday appealed to South Carolina, a state with a large military and veteran population, with promises to strengthen U.