Hillary Clinton won’t call Donald Trump a bigot — but her campaign will
In a preview of what could be a six-month-long political tap dance, the Democratic frontrunner is choosing her words about the likely Republican nominee carefully. Her campaign, on the other hand, is not holding back.

Clinton has the map on her side, but history working against her

Clinton has the map on her side, but history working against herHillary Clinton makes a stop at the Lincoln Square pancake house in Indianapolis on May 1. If you want to experience the full-on contempt of the leftist intelligentsia right now, go on social media and suggest, as I did this week, that Donald Trump isn’t certain to get crushed in November. The way a lot of partisan Democrats see it, Hillary Clinton — despite a loss to Bernie Sanders in Indiana Tuesday — will soon lock down her party’s nomination, and the only way she finds herself even threatened by Trump is if the media decides to legitimize him so we all have something to talk about.



One law firm, two sets of clients: Donald Trump, and the refugees he wants to deport

One law firm, two sets of clients: Donald Trump, and the refugees he wants to deportWhile Donald Trump publicly calls for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants, his campaign has hired a law firm that's fighting against those deportations.



US bans sale of e-cigarettes, cigars to those under 18

Traditional cigarette smoking has declined in recent decades, but youths are increasingly turning to e-cigarettes, which are battery powered devices that heat a nicotine liquid -- and flavored cigarsThe United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated. "As cigarette smoking among those under 18 has fallen, the use of other nicotine products, including e-cigarettes, has taken a drastic leap," said Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.



Johnny Manziel appears in court on domestic violence charge

Johnny Manziel mug shotThe former NFL quarterback appears in court in connection with a domestic violence charge.



Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil townAlberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said fire had destroyed or damaged an estimated 1,600 structures. Flames are being kept from the downtown area thanks to the “herculean’” efforts of firefighters, said Scott Long of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency.



Pregnant woman rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

Pregnant woman rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapseA pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the rubble of the seven-story structure ...



US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsA North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights protections and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. In a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory, the Justice Department said federal officials view the state law as violating federal Civil Rights Act protections barring workplace discrimination based on sex. Provisions of the state law directed at transgender state employees violate their anti-discrimination protections, the letter said.



John Kasich suspends campaign in emotional speech

John Kasich suspends campaign in emotional speechRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich officially ended his bid for the White House in an address from Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday evening — a decision that all but assures Donald Trump’s position as the GOP nominee.



Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist

The building housing the office of Dr. Howard Kornfeld appears, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Mill Valley, Calif. Minneapolis attorney William Mauzy, who represents Kornfeld, said Wednesday that singer Prince had arranged an initial meeting with him the day before he died. Mauzy said Kornfeld had never met or spoken to Prince before the singer's representatives reached out to him on April 20. Mauzy said Kornfeld wasn't able to travel immediately to Minnesota, so arranged for his son Andrew to go instead. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain.



President Obama drinks the water in Flint

President Obama drinks the water in Flint"It just confirms what we know scientifically, which is, if you're using a filter, if you're installing it, then Flint water at this point is drinkable."



Unconventional #10: This year’s conventions won’t be ‘contested.’ Here’s why they could still be crazy.
Unconventional is Yahoo News’ complete guide to what could be the craziest presidential convention — or conventions — in decades. Here’s what you need to know today.

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