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Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of voter advocacy groups dropped a lawsuit Friday against Ohio's strict rule limiting ballot drop boxes to one...

Census says deadline can be reached with tech, nonstop work

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Technology and working around the clock should allow the U.S. Census Bureau to crunch numbers from the 2020 census in...

The Latest: Barrett’s confirmation hearing ends for the day

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): ...

Georgia breaks turnout record for first day of early voting

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 128,000 Georgians went to the polls Monday, a record for the first day of early voting in the state,...

Big turnout as early in-person voting starts in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The chance to cast ballots on Georgia's first day of in-person early voting Monday had thousands of people waiting for hours...

Judge denies motion to extend Florida’s voter registration

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a motion to extend voter registration in Florida even though a computer meltdown on the...

Vision 2020: Can a voter fix a problem on a mail-in ballot?

WASHINGTON (AP) — If a ballot is tossed because of some issue — maybe a missing signature or it got damaged — will the...

Groups sue Texas governor to block limits on ballot drops

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Civil rights and voter advocacy groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block an order by Texas Gov. Greg...

Probe into ‘discarded’ ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been “discarded” by the...

Voters struggling with witness rules in early voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the pandemic prompts a surge in voting by mail, voters in a handful of states, including the presidential battlegrounds...

NYC police officer charged with spying on Tibetan immigrants

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer was charged on Monday with being an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government who...

Wanted: Bilingual poll workers who reflect U.S. diversity

PHOENIX (AP) — The national Mi Familia Vota organization has long been involved in voting rights issues and other matters of civic engagement, but...

‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the...

Boy’s shooting raises questions about police crisis training

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A police shooting that wounded a 13-year-old autistic boy in Salt Lake City is revealing shortfalls in the way...

Court: Money owed can’t block voting rights for NC felons

A North Carolina court ruled Friday that outstanding restitution, fees or other court-imposed monetary obligations can't prevent convicted felons from voting if they've completed...

Alabama gov seeks 3 private built mega prisons, names sites

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —...

Approvals for new oil and gas wells up in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —...

The Latest: S. Korea sees 299 new cases as virus spikes

SEOUL, South Korea --...

California leaders reach deal on eviction protections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Civil rights group pushes back at GOP condemnation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican...

Police say Muslim man wasn’t mocked during fatal arrest

PHOENIX (AP) — An...

Trump puts utility in crosshairs over foreign labor, CEO pay

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —...

Democrats tap array of faith leaders to speak at convention

The Episcopal bishop of...

Trump’s EPA dumps methane emissions rule for oil, gas fields

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —...

Virus exposes economic, racial divide in French health care

BONDY, France (AP) —...

Interest in homeschooling has ‘exploded’ amid pandemic

MISSION, Kan. (AP) —...

California health insurance rates increase slightly for 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

California lawmakers were globetrotters before pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) —...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine, urging unity, launches presidential bid

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) —...

Internet disrupted in Iran province as police disperse rally

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates...

Israel supporter’s dramatic shift shocks establishment

JERUSALEM (AP) — An...

Vatican says bishops should report sex abuse to police

VATICAN CITY (AP) —...

Arizona ban on evictions set to end as heat, infections soar

PHOENIX (AP) — Housing...

McConnell: GOP virus proposal for schools, others out soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate...

McConnell: GOP virus proposal for schools, others out soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate...

Biden team putting together list of Black female court picks

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) —...

Rayshard Brooks struggled in system but didn’t hide his past

ATLANTA (AP) — Rayshard...

Verizon joins ad boycott of Facebook over hateful content

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

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