The alchemy of Trump's victory, at odds with popular vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's muscular performance with working-class whites overwhelmed the national trend toward a more diverse population that tends to favor Democrats. That dynamic was amplified by the peculiar mathematics of the Electoral College, which gave a megaphone to less-educated voters in the Midwest.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

Veteran services agency ex-chief gets prison for theft

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former veterans services director accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her county agency in Ohio has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges including theft in office.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS