• In this  April 23, 2014 photo Greg Brannon waits prior to a televised debate with other Republican senatorial candidates at WRAL television studios in Raleigh, N.C. A second-place finisher two years ago, Brannon is betting the popularity of Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and others in the GOP presidential race can sweep someone like himself to a U.S. Senate primary upset win. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Tea party favorite bets Cruz, Trump coattails can beat Burr

    CARY, N.C. (AP) — Two years after his loss to a Republican favored by party leaders in Washington, Greg Brannon is betting the popularity of outsiders like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump can sweep him to a U.S. Senate primary upset win.

  • Opponents: Hawaii fantasy sports bill could create loophole

    HONOLULU (AP) — Opponents of a Hawaii bill that would outlaw fantasy sports in certain circumstances say it could instead create a loophole to legalize the contests.