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Ohio governor pleads for legislative action on gun violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At some point during Gov. Mike DeWine's Tuesday briefing on Ohio's fight against the coronavirus, the Republican chief executive will...

For transgender activists, election stokes hopes and fears

Among transgender-rights activists, there’s a powerful mix of hope and fear heading toward the Nov. 3 election. They’re yearning for President Donald Trump’s defeat...

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill took a modest step forward on Tuesday, though time is running out and...

UK’s Lords condemns Brexit bill as UK-EU talks stay stalled

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s upper house of Parliament delivered a resounding condemnation of the government’s contentious new Brexit legislation on Tuesday, as a standoff...

UK, EU inch toward more Brexit talks but hurdles remain

LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union edged toward resuming their troubled trade talks on Monday, after the bloc's chief negotiator said he...

The Latest: Trump raises $247.8M in Sept., far behind Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): ...

McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID relief plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he's scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill next week,...

Mexican bill to extinguish funds advances on party-line vote

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Morena party beat back attempts Thursday to save 109 semi-independent government trust funds that finance...

House Democrats pass partisan COVID bill; relief talks drag

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House narrowly passed a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Thursday night, a move that came as top-level talks...

California Gov. Newsom surprises, disappoints with vetoes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Labor unions in California celebrated earlier this month when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed laws expanding paid family leave and making...

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union took legal action against Britain on Thursday over its plans to pass legislation that would breach parts of...

Governor vetoes California bill requiring ethnic studies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom late Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have made ethnic studies a California high school graduation requirement,...

California governor vetoes bill to help displaced workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill late Wednesday that would have guaranteed most laid-off hospitality workers would be first...

Pelosi and Mnuchin have ‘extensive’ talks on COVID relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an “extensive conversation" Wednesday on a huge COVID-19 rescue package, meeting...

FAA chief tests changes to Boeing’s grounded 737 Max

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, a former military and airline pilot, said Wednesday that he liked what he saw during a two-hour...

House approves second bill aimed at forced labor in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time in two weeks, the House on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at cracking down on U.S. imports...

UK pushes on with EU-reviled law as Brexit talks go to wire

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators hunkered down Tuesday to seek last-minute compromises on everything from fisheries to competition in hopes of...

California governor vetoes bill to aid low-income immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have authorized California to give low-income immigrants $600 to buy groceries. ...

California governor vetoes bill that sought to give $600 to low-income immigrants to buy...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor vetoes bill that sought to give $600 to low-income immigrants to buy groceries.

Senate advances bill to fund government into December

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to fund the federal government cleared a key Senate procedural hurdle Tuesday as lawmakers sought to accomplish the bare...

House approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a bill Tuesday to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry as lawmakers move...

House backs bill to boost ‘clean energy,’ enhance efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a modest bill to promote “clean energy” and increase energy efficiency while phasing out the use of...

Democrats propose sweeping bill to curb presidential abuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Wednesday proposed a bill to curb presidential abuses, a pitch to voters weeks ahead of Election Day as...

Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic...

House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill...

Indian lawmakers pass farm bills amid uproar in Parliament

NEW DELHI (AP) — Amid an uproar in Parliament, Indian lawmakers on Sunday approved a pair of controversial agriculture bills that the government says...

Canada extends U.S. border restrictions to Oct. 21

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to non-essential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Poland’s senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday that the country's right-wing government coalition has collapsed. ...

Texas soldier’s slaying inspires bid to expand military code

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside...

Trump says he can talk GOP into going for ‘larger’ virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump parachuted into the coronavirus aid debate Wednesday, upbraiding his Republican allies for proposing too small of a relief...

Panel’s report blasts Boeing, FAA for crashes, seeks reforms

A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet...

UK’s Johnson defends planned law, says EU ‘unreasonable’

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday defended his plan to unilaterally rewrite Britain’s divorce deal with the European Union as...

Allen tops 300 yards passing in Bills’ 27-17 win over Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen led three consecutive first-half touchdown drives, and the Buffalo Bills overcame their own sloppiness and injuries to...

Virus bill blocked in Senate as prospects dim for new relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats scuttled a scaled-back GOP coronavirus rescue package on Thursday as the parties argued to a standstill over the size...

House panel approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee on Wednesday gave bipartisan approval to legislation to create national standards for the horse racing industry to...

Florida governor vetoes bill because of liquid nicotine ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill to raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 because...

GOP proposes ‘targeted’ virus aid, but Dems say not enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate prepared to vote this week on a trimmed-down Republican coronavirus relief package, though it only has a slim chance...

Frenzied final day brings firsts for California Legislature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California governor signs eviction relief bill amid virus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California bill to strip badges from ‘bad officers’ fails

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California OKs bill to flex power on prescription drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Administration: 70% of relief payments to the dead recovered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

California Senate OKs state reviews for police shootings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California acts to increase diversity on corporate boards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California considers police reforms as session end nears

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

GOP California senators vote remotely for first time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California leaders reach deal on eviction protections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Black lawmakers reflect on civil rights then, and now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

State Senate meets without 10 GOP senators amid virus tests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Hallmark police reform bill faces tough road in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Lawmaker’s positive virus test delays California Senate work

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

As more hospitals merge, California eyes stronger oversight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Tough choices for GOP over a Postal Service Trump belittles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional...

California requires ethnic studies for university system

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Pelosi to call House back into session to vote on USPS bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker...

Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An...

California could give newspapers a 2-year labor law reprieve

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California eyes 11 police reforms after George Floyd’s death

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) —...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP win in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —...

Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated...

Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated...

Trump encourages mail voting in key battleground Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — In...

Endangered GOP senators are driving force for virus deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

California lawmakers advance 3 bills spurred by coronavirus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

GOP tucks $8 billion for military weaponry in virus bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Turkish parliament to vote on controversial social media law

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish...

White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid but talking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment...

House approves bill to create Latino museum on National Mall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

White House pushes narrow virus aid; Pelosi blasts GOP delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — House...

Little time, big agenda when California lawmakers return

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

With no new law to curb drug costs, Trump tries own changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable...

Despite COVID crisis, Congress seeks to do its day job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even...

With no new law to curb drug costs, Trump tries own changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable...

Trump, GOP ally vow Confederate base names won’t change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Joe Biden has a long to-do list if he wins the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe...

California will let absent lawmakers vote during outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Congress defies Trump veto threat on Confederate base names

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

House Democrats move to check Trump’s pardon power

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Incarcerated people look to Senate to cap prison phone rates

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Incarcerated...

Minnesota lawmakers pass police accountability package

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The...

WH threatens defense bill veto over Confederate base names

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Democrats urge action on voting rights as tribute to Lewis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mourning...

Bill would add taxpayers to list for juries in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes

DETROIT (AP) — Proposed...

Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress...

House approves $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Trump supports new round of direct coronavirus payments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Trump: I’ll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats...

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