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Keep President Wilson’s name despite racist ties

NEW YORK — Princeton University will keep President Woodrow Wilson’s name on campus buildings despite student complaints about racism, with officials saying on Monday that “contextualization is imperative” to the Ivy League school’s history.

Makers took big price increases on U.S. drugs

NEW YORK — Major drug companies took hefty price increases in the U.S., in some cases more than doubling listed charges, for widely used medications over the past five years, a Reuters analysis of proprietary data found.

Amtrak train derailment kills 2

CHESTER, Pa. — A locomotive on an Amtrak train carrying about 330 passengers derailed when it hit a backhoe south of Philadelphia on Sunday, killing two people and injuring about 35 in what passengers described as a jolt followed by a fireball.

Top court rejects challenge in voting rights case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the method all states use to draw their legislative districts, rejecting a conservative challenge that could have given more clout to white, rural voters.

Less-invasive heart valve implant outperforms surgery

CHICAGO — A minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic heart valve is superior to open surgery for patients with an intermediate risk of complications, according to a study that could pave the way for wider use of the approach.

U.S. air strike in Somalia targets al Shabaab senior leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. military has made an air strike against a senior leader of the al Qaeda-linked militant group al Shabaab in Somalia, the Pentagon said, and African forces said they killed another senior al Shabaab commander.

Nigeria’s Buhari asks U.S. for help in returning stolen assets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the United States for help in returning stolen Nigerian assets stashed in U.S. banks as part of his efforts to crack down on corruption, according to a statement from his office on Thursday.

Environmentalists sue to overturn approval of GMO salmon

CHICAGO — U.S. health regulators are facing a lawsuit from a coalition of environmental organizations seeking to overturn the government’s landmark approval of a type of genetically engineered salmon to be farmed for human consumption.

Oklahoma storm-packing tornadoes injure seven

OKLAHOMA — Several tornadoes were reported in northern Oklahoma late on Wednesday, with heavy winds blowing down power lines, damaging structures and injuring at least seven people, regional officials said.

Trump sounds off on abortion; criticism comes from all sides

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies should face punishment if the United States bans abortion, triggering a torrent of criticism from both sides of the abortion debate, including from his White House rivals.

Police will not be charged in Minneapolis death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS — Two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of a 24-year-old black man will not be charged, prosecutors said on Wednesday, because evidence showed Jamar Clark was not handcuffed and that he reached for an officer’s gun.

Trump aide arrested, charged with battery

The campaign manager for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was charged Tuesday in Florida with battery for allegedly grabbing and yanking the arm of a Breitbart News reporter who had been trying to ask Trump a question.

Judge grants legal discovery into Clinton’s use of email

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A second federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a conservative legal watchdog group may question the State Department and potentially several top aides to Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.