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Trump's inexperienced supporters hamstring delegate hunt

Trump's inexperienced supporters hamstring delegate hunt

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — First Steve Barlock discovered he had to join the Republican Party to support Donald Trump in the Colorado GOP caucuses. That was the easy part.
What followed was a misadventure that could plague the GOP front-runner in more states unless Trump's grass-roots supporters, often political outside ... (full story)


What it's like to be on Broadway when you're not 'Hamilton'

What it's like to be on Broadway when you're not 'Hamilton'

NEW YORK (AP) — The man of the moment on Broadway is, without question, Alexander Hamilton. With all the hoopla and hubbub, it's tempting to think all the other shows are Aaron Burr.
Imagine working on a big new show for years, pouring millions into it and then finally finding a Broadway theater, only to discover that all a ... (full story)


Pope, Patriarch to highlight refugees' plight in visit

Pope, Patriarch to highlight refugees' plight in visit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Three prominent Christian leaders are meeting on a Greek island Saturday to deliver a single message — that they stand with the people who have risked death, been thwarted by barbed wire and locked up in camps in their pursuit of safety in Europe.
The European Union is determined that thousands o ... (full story)


Poland's abortion debate risks shaking government, church

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Poland's Catholic Church prepares to celebrate 1,050 years as the national faith, a call by its bishops for a total ban on abortion has embroiled the church in a divisive and potentially harmful debate.
The church that was crucial in preserving the nation's spirit and identity in World War II and un ... (full story)


Murderers are mentors in prison once notorious for violence

Murderers are mentors in prison once notorious for violence

ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A maximum-security prison in Louisiana once notorious for its violence is experimenting with a novel way to keep criminals out of trouble: Murderers and other "lifers" are now mentors, teaching job skills and morals to nonviolent offenders, preparing them for another shot at freedom.
Since 2010, ... (full story)