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Bill Clinton to stump for Maine governor hopeful 11:17am EDT

PORTLAND Maine - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud, party officials announced this week, shining a national spotlight on one of the most closely contended gubernatorial races of 2014.

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Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

SACRAMENTO Calif. - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives of immigrants from his country, including legalizing drivers' licenses for undocumented migrants and making it easier for them to work and start businesses.

Mexico 26 Aug 2014
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No deaths linked to troubled U.S. veterans hospital

WASHINGTON - A probe into long waits for medical treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix documented suffering by sick veterans affected by cover-ups of wait-list delays but did not find evidence that the shoddy care had caused patient deaths.

26 Aug 2014
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Ex-Virginia governor spars with prosecutor in corruption trial

RICHMOND Va. - Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell said on Tuesday a federal prosecutor was "completely off base" to suggest that he had provided help to a dietary supplement businessman in exchange for loans.

26 Aug 2014
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Colorado governor defends death sentence comment as 'hypothetical'

DENVER - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said on Tuesday that he was responding to a hypothetical question when he raised the possibility of granting clemency to the state's longest-serving death row inmate should he lose his re-election bid in November.

U.S. 26 Aug 2014
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Obama tells veterans better mental health care on the way

CHARLOTTE N.C. - President Barack Obama sought to make amends with veterans on Tuesday, announcing steps to expand their access to mental health care and an initiative with financial companies to lower home loan costs for military families.

Health, U.S. 26 Aug 2014