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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's presidential aspirations are no more. He told supporters during a conference call that he won't make a third bid for the White House. Romney, who is 67, took what's being considered a slight parting shot at moderate rival Jeb Bush. He said that the next nominee will be a leader who is just getting started and may not have high name recognition.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will be at the National Prayer Breakfast next week in Washington. It will be the first time the two men have been together in nearly a year. While the president and the Tibetan spiritual leader could have a chance encounter at the event Thursday, the White House is playing down any official engagement between the two. China considers the Dalai Lama an anti-Chinese separatist.
DENVER (AP) — The family of a 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car is calling for a federal civil rights investigation into her death. Police say Jessica Hernandez was killed Monday when she drove the car toward an officer. But a passenger in the car disputes the police account. The family says it doesn't trust Denver police to conduct a fair and timely investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is weighing in on the measles outbreak traced to Disneyland in Southern California that has grown to about 100 cases. Press Secretary Josh Earnest says science indicates parents should vaccinate their children. Earnest says the science on vaccinations "is really clear."
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cats don't like water. Playing in drizzly conditions in Arizona at the TPC Scottsdale, Tiger Woods had the worst score of his career today, an 82. Woods had problems with long and short shots and at times wound up in a water hazard and desert brush. The high score means he'll be scratched from the tournament.
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