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Bill Cosby waves as he arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The accuser in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby told authorities the comedian violated her after giving her three blue pills that made her dizzy, blurry-eyed and sick to her stomach, her legs "like jelly," according to a police report read in court Tuesday.


2016-05-24 10:45:33 -0600

Donald Trump faces key test in New MexicoDonald Trump’s ability to unite a splintered Republican Party faces another crucial test Tuesday as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee makes his first visit to New Mexico, the most Hispanic state in the nation and where Latino Republicans have condemned his harsh rhetoric on immigration and other policies. The snub comes as Martinez, a longtime Trump critic who backed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the primary, has notably refused to line up behind the presumptive Republican presidential nominee even after GOP leaders have called for the party to unify behind him.


2016-05-24 09:20:47 -0600

Jimmy Carter: Trump tapped a reservoir ‘of inherent racism’In an interview, former President Jimmy Carter called Donald Trump’s campaign comments about Muslims and Mexicans "a violation of basic human rights.”


2016-05-24 07:18:33 -0600