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Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Associated Press  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family attorney says Marvel giant Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died at age 95.

Photo courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Story by Jay Reeves and Brandan Farrington / Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane to hit the …

Donald Trump

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Story by Julie Pace/ AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations …

Donald Trump

Story by Julie Pace, Scott Bauer // Associated Press | Photo courtesy of Flickr // Gage Skidmore INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump’s …

AP NEWs

Erik Schelzig // Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Senate on Tuesday voted to allow faculty and workers with handgun carry permits to be armed on the campuses of Tennessee public colleges and universities. The bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell passed on a 28-5 vote, and the House was expected to take up the measure on Wednesday. Republican …

Story by Erik Schelzig  // Associated Press | Photo by Bing-Nan Li // Sidelines Archive Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to spin off four-year public universities from the Tennessee Board of Regents system gained final approval in the state Legislature on Monday. The Senate voted 31-1 in favor of the measure, sending Haslam’s top legislative initiative for his …