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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:09:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
  • Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

    Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:59:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A man works at his desk in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A man works at his desk in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
    Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US.
    Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US.
  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter airs election meddling data

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:43:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
  • Feinstein, opponent spar on how Democrats can best resist

    Feinstein, opponent spar on how Democrats can best resist

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:43:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE -- In this Thursday, May 31, 2018, file photo is U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Sacramento, Calif. Feinstein who is seeking her fifth full term in the U.S. Senate, will face off against her Democratic challenger, ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE -- In this Thursday, May 31, 2018, file photo is U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Sacramento, Calif. Feinstein who is seeking her fifth full term in the U.S. Senate, will face off against her Democratic challenger, ...
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon are set to face off in their only scheduled debate.
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon are set to face off in their only scheduled debate.
  • Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in 'outsider' cash

    Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in 'outsider' cash

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:42:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is interviewed on Cheddar on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that campaign spending is free...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is interviewed on Cheddar on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that campaign spending is free...
    Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that campaign spending is free speech, corporations or nonprofits have had an easier time supporting or denouncing political candidates, leading to massive spending in tight...
    Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that campaign spending is free speech, corporations or nonprofits have had an easier time supporting or denouncing political candidates, leading to massive spending in tight races.
  • Orange County, California's diversity emboldens Democrats

    Orange County, California's diversity emboldens Democrats

    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 09:19:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, photo a supporter holds up a sign for Gil Cisneros, a candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in the 39th District in California, at a rally on the Cal State Fullerton campus in Fullerton...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, photo a supporter holds up a sign for Gil Cisneros, a candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in the 39th District in California, at a rally on the Cal State Fullerton campus in Fullerton...
    For decades, Orange County, California, was known as a Republican stronghold but times have changed.
    For decades, Orange County, California, was known as a Republican stronghold but times have changed.
  • Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

    Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:39 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:39:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nev., is pictured during an interview during a break in the trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russe...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nev., is pictured during an interview during a break in the trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russe...
    Nevada's most famous pimp expected to win election to state Assembly despite death.
    Nevada's most famous pimp expected to win election to state Assembly despite death.
  • GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

    GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:36:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. In ads and speeches, McC...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. In ads and speeches, McC...
    Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
    Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

    Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:33:35 GMT
    An appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign.
    An appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign.
  • Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

    Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

    Thursday, October 18 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-10-18 06:04:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthew Brown). This Aug. 31, 2018 photo shows Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, right, listening to Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, speak about border security and immigration during a campaign event in Billings, M...(AP Photo/Matthew Brown). This Aug. 31, 2018 photo shows Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, right, listening to Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, speak about border security and immigration during a campaign event in Billings, M...
    Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term...
    Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.
  • What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

    What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-10-18 05:32:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Dakota Senate candidates, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, during a campaign stop in Grand Forks, and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer at a campaign stop in Fa...(AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Dakota Senate candidates, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, during a campaign stop in Grand Forks, and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer at a campaign stop in Fa...
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control.
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control.
  • Gov. Baker: I misspoke; will vote for GOP Senate candidate

    Gov. Baker: I misspoke; will vote for GOP Senate candidate

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-10-18 05:01:38 GMT
    (Meredith Nierman/WGBH-TV via AP, Pool). Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, and Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez, right, pose with hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan prior to a gubernatorial debate at the studios of WBGH-TV in Boston,...(Meredith Nierman/WGBH-TV via AP, Pool). Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, and Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez, right, pose with hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan prior to a gubernatorial debate at the studios of WBGH-TV in Boston,...
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said during a debate that he hadn't decided if he would vote for fellow Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Geoff Diehl even though he endorsed Diehl's candidacy, but later said he...
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said during a debate that he hadn't decided if he would vote for fellow Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Geoff Diehl even though he endorsed Diehl's candidacy, but later said he would vote for him.
  • Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

    Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-10-18 04:32:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants rest at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants,...(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants rest at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants,...
    A caravan of some 2,000 migrants hoping to reach the United States marched deeper into Guatemala as President Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them.
    A caravan of some 2,000 migrants hoping to reach the United States marched deeper into Guatemala as President Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them.
  • Minnesota House hopeful calls marriage, fraud claims 'lies'

    Minnesota House hopeful calls marriage, fraud claims 'lies'

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-10-18 01:02:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File). FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. O...(AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File). FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. O...
    A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress and former refugee from Somalia continues to be dogged by questions about her past.
    A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress and former refugee from Somalia continues to be dogged by questions about her past.
  • Lt. governor's resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

    Lt. governor's resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-10-18 01:02:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). File - In this Aug. 20, 2018 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, left, and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sign forms at the Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska after the two men submitted signatures to get their t...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). File - In this Aug. 20, 2018 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, left, and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sign forms at the Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska after the two men submitted signatures to get their t...
    In a stunning October surprise, Alaska's lieutenant governor resigned Tuesday for making unspecified "inappropriate comments," imperiling the re-election hopes of Gov. Bill Walker, a man with whom he shared a...
    In a stunning October surprise, Alaska's lieutenant governor resigned Tuesday for making unspecified "inappropriate comments," imperiling the re-election hopes of Gov. Bill Walker, a man with whom he shared a brother-like bond.
  • The Latest: South Carolina gov hopefuls draw final contrasts

    The Latest: South Carolina gov hopefuls draw final contrasts

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 00:38:38 GMT
    (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives two thumbs up during the gubernatorial debate at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S.C. With less than thr...(Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives two thumbs up during the gubernatorial debate at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S.C. With less than thr...
    The men vying to be South Carolina's next governor are drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them in next month's election.
    The men vying to be South Carolina's next governor are drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them in next month's election.
  • Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare

    Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-10-18 00:32:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are...
    With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will go after cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they control Congress after...
    With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will go after cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they control Congress after the midterms.
  • Democrats, Menendez facing tough fight in blue New Jersey

    Democrats, Menendez facing tough fight in blue New Jersey

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:52:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters after casting his vote in the New Jersey primary election at the Harrison Community Center in Harrison, N.J. Menendez held a news...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters after casting his vote in the New Jersey primary election at the Harrison Community Center in Harrison, N.J. Menendez held a news...
    New Jersey Democratic incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez is in a tough re-election contest against his GOP rival.
    New Jersey Democratic incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez is in a tough re-election contest against his GOP rival.
  • Illinois candidate once said harassment leads to promiscuity

    Illinois candidate once said harassment leads to promiscuity

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:28:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sophia Tareen, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Republican Illinois attorney general candidate Erika Harold speaks to The City Club of Chicago, in Chicago. Harold once said many victims of sexual harassment "become very promi...(AP Photo/Sophia Tareen, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Republican Illinois attorney general candidate Erika Harold speaks to The City Club of Chicago, in Chicago. Harold once said many victims of sexual harassment "become very promi...
    A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment "become very promiscuous" and that young people who are called names like "whore" or "slut" think:...
    A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment "become very promiscuous" and that young people who are called names like "whore" or "slut" think: "That's what I want to be".
  • Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller's probe

    Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller's probe

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:22:29 GMT
    A Treasury Department employee has been charged with leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
    A Treasury Department employee has been charged with leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
  • Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaise

    Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaise

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-10-17 21:15:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action f...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action f...
    Democrats are sparing nothing to make sure their voters cast ballots in November's midterm elections.
    Democrats are sparing nothing to make sure their voters cast ballots in November's midterm elections.
  • Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

    Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-10-17 21:06:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...
    Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched.
    Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched.
  • America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

    America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-10-17 20:52:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nev., is pictured during an interview during a break in the trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russe...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nev., is pictured during an interview during a break in the trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russe...
    America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended morning when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels.
    America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended morning when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels.
  • Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

    Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-10-17 20:05:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November.
    President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November.
  • Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

    Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:58:07 GMT
    In the conservative stronghold of Utah, the first black female Republican in Congress is trying to fend off a challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor hoping to harness voters' dissatisfaction with Donald Trump.
    In the conservative stronghold of Utah, the first black female Republican in Congress is trying to fend off a challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor hoping to harness voters' dissatisfaction with Donald Trump.
  • Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

    Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:09:27 GMT
    Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died.
    Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died.
  • Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls

    Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:19:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police stand guard at a checkpoint ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 20, at the Independent Election Commission compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police stand guard at a checkpoint ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 20, at the Independent Election Commission compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
    Bomb kills Afghan parliamentary candidate as Taliban warn teachers, students not to take part in elections on Saturday.
    Bomb kills Afghan parliamentary candidate as Taliban warn teachers, students not to take part in elections on Saturday.
  • The Latest: Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel

    The Latest: Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-10-17 16:32:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he's selected Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone to serve as his next White House counsel.
    President Donald Trump says he's selected Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone to serve as his next White House counsel.
  • Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

    Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-10-17 16:15:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks during a hearing on the nomination of Charles Rettig for Internal Revenue Service Commissioner o...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks during a hearing on the nomination of Charles Rettig for Internal Revenue Service Commissioner o...
    Government report: Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid much more likely to forgo care.
    Government report: Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid much more likely to forgo care.
  • MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers' event

    MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers' event

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-10-17 15:58:13 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP). Courteney Cox attends the Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program Luncheon at Locanda Verde on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in New York.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP). Courteney Cox attends the Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program Luncheon at Locanda Verde on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in New York.
    The midterm elections, #MeToo and the Kavanaugh confirmation were all topics of conversation as women filmmakers and actors gathered for a mentoring event in Manhattan.
    The midterm elections, #MeToo and the Kavanaugh confirmation were all topics of conversation as women filmmakers and actors gathered for a mentoring event in Manhattan.
  • Indicted California incumbent steps up attacks on Democrat

    Indicted California incumbent steps up attacks on Democrat

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-10-17 13:48:05 GMT
    Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter steps up attacks on opponent's family's background _ something contender rejects as desperate attempt by indicted incumbent.
    Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter steps up attacks on opponent's family's background _ something contender rejects as desperate attempt by indicted incumbent.
  • Chance the Rapper weighs in on Chicago mayoral race

    Chance the Rapper weighs in on Chicago mayoral race

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-10-17 11:29:36 GMT
    (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). Chancelor Bennett, known professionally as Chance The Rapper, endorses Amara Enyia for mayor of Chicago during a press conference at City Hall, Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, 2018.(Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). Chancelor Bennett, known professionally as Chance The Rapper, endorses Amara Enyia for mayor of Chicago during a press conference at City Hall, Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, 2018.
    Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor's race.
    Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor's race.
  • Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments

    Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:42:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott addresses a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate co...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott addresses a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate co...
    Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified inappropriate comments, complicating what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker.
    Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified inappropriate comments, complicating what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker.
  • Pelosi outlines agenda if Democrats retake House

    Pelosi outlines agenda if Democrats retake House

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:20:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In a Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday,...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In a Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday,...
    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined five of the top 10 agenda items Democrats will pursue if they retake control of the House in the midterm election.
    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined five of the top 10 agenda items Democrats will pursue if they retake control of the House in the midterm election.
  • Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her 'phony!'

    Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her 'phony!'

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:18:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention in Worcester, Mass.   Warren has released results of a DNA test showing Native American ance...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention in Worcester, Mass. Warren has released results of a DNA test showing Native American ance...
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy".
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy".
  • Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

    Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:00:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he won't accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November.
    President Donald Trump says he won't accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November.
  • As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

    As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:33:18 GMT
    (Leah Millis/Pool via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Sa...(Leah Millis/Pool via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Sa...
    Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it power to jolt the global economy but it's not expected to carry out threats against the US.
    Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it power to jolt the global economy but it's not expected to carry out threats against the US.
  • Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

    Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this Oct. 1, 2018 photo, Stormy Nichole Day, left, sits on a sidewalk on Haight Street with Nord (last name not given) and his dog Hobo while interviewed about being homeless in San Francisco. A measure on San Francisco's Nov. ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this Oct. 1, 2018 photo, Stormy Nichole Day, left, sits on a sidewalk on Haight Street with Nord (last name not given) and his dog Hobo while interviewed about being homeless in San Francisco. A measure on San Francisco's Nov. ...
    San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.
    San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.
  • House race in southwest Ohio heats up in fiery forum

    House race in southwest Ohio heats up in fiery forum

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:48:20 GMT
    A heated U.S. House race in southwest Ohio has gotten a little hotter.
    A heated U.S. House race in southwest Ohio has gotten a little hotter.
  • The Latest: O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

    The Latest: O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:48:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...
    Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest _ even as polls suggest it may...
    Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest _ even as polls suggest it may not stay close.
  • Democrat Julian Castro says he'll 'likely' run in 2020

    Democrat Julian Castro says he'll 'likely' run in 2020

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:13:49 GMT
    Democrat Julian Castro says he'll "likely" seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signs that former President Barack Obama's housing secretary is preparing for a White House run.
    Democrat Julian Castro says he'll "likely" seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signs that former President Barack Obama's housing secretary is preparing for a White House run.
  • Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

    Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:12:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File ). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during a town hall style gathering in Woburn, Mass. She took the DNA test President Donald Trump urged. She’s hitting back in persona...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File ). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during a town hall style gathering in Woburn, Mass. She took the DNA test President Donald Trump urged. She’s hitting back in persona...
    Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans with deeper tribal ties.
    Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans with deeper tribal ties.
  • Head of firm behind Trump dossier won't talk to House panel

    Head of firm behind Trump dossier won't talk to House panel

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:52:26 GMT
    The co-founder of a political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia is refusing to speak to two House committees.
    The co-founder of a political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia is refusing to speak to two House committees.
  • New campaign seeks support for expanded Supreme Court

    New campaign seeks support for expanded Supreme Court

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:29:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). In this Oct. 5, 2018 photo the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.  A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign that wants to build support for expandin...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). In this Oct. 5, 2018 photo the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington. A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign that wants to build support for expandin...
    A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign aimed at building support for expanding the Supreme Court by four justices.
    A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign aimed at building support for expanding the Supreme Court by four justices.
  • Democrats dominate House GOP in money race ahead of midterms

    Democrats dominate House GOP in money race ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:29:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to a supporter at a campaign stop at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, in St. Louis. Democrats are leading Republicans in the...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to a supporter at a campaign stop at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, in St. Louis. Democrats are leading Republicans in the...
    With three weeks to go until the midterm elections, Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many key congressional campaigns.
    With three weeks to go until the midterm elections, Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many key congressional campaigns.
  • Maryland's Jealous would broaden gun-control, oppose Trump

    Maryland's Jealous would broaden gun-control, oppose Trump

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:19:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/David McFadden). Ben Jealous, a former NAACP president who is running as the Democrat for governor of Maryland, poses for a photograph in Baltimore on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, after talking to The Associated Press about his effort to unseat Re...(AP Photo/David McFadden). Ben Jealous, a former NAACP president who is running as the Democrat for governor of Maryland, poses for a photograph in Baltimore on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, after talking to The Associated Press about his effort to unseat Re...
    Democrat Ben Jealous says he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or others, if elected governor.
    Democrat Ben Jealous says he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or others, if elected governor.
  • Voter records offered for sale month ahead of elections

    Voter records offered for sale month ahead of elections

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:52:17 GMT
    Security researchers say an estimated 35 million voter records from 19 U.S. states have been offered for sale on a dark web online forum.
    Security researchers say an estimated 35 million voter records from 19 U.S. states have been offered for sale on a dark web online forum.
  • A Trump stalwart softens her tone in pivotal US House race

    A Trump stalwart softens her tone in pivotal US House race

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:51:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2015, file photo, assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, R-NY, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol, in Albany, N.Y. Tenney faces Democratic New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi in the state'...(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2015, file photo, assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, R-NY, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol, in Albany, N.Y. Tenney faces Democratic New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi in the state'...
    A first-term Republican in Congress whose brash rhetoric has been compared to that of Donald Trump is softening her tone as she faces a Democratic challenger in a race in upstate New York that pundits say is a tossup.
    A first-term Republican in Congress whose brash rhetoric has been compared to that of Donald Trump is softening her tone as she faces a Democratic challenger in a race in upstate New York that pundits say is a tossup.
  • Kansas governor's race is referendum on notorious tax cuts

    Kansas governor's race is referendum on notorious tax cuts

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:28:37 GMT
    (Dion Lefler/The Wichita Eagle via AP). Republican Kris Kobach, from left to right, Libertarian Jeff Caldwell, independent Greg Orman, Democrat Laura Kelly and independent Rick Kloos participate in a gubernatorial debate at KWCH-TV, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 20...(Dion Lefler/The Wichita Eagle via AP). Republican Kris Kobach, from left to right, Libertarian Jeff Caldwell, independent Greg Orman, Democrat Laura Kelly and independent Rick Kloos participate in a gubernatorial debate at KWCH-TV, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 20...
    The dead-heat Kansas governor's race has become a referendum on how a Republican experiment in slashing income taxes went awry.
    The dead-heat Kansas governor's race has become a referendum on how a Republican experiment in slashing income taxes went awry.
  • Macron seeks new start in French govt reshuffle in TV speech

    Macron seeks new start in French govt reshuffle in TV speech

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:11:52 GMT
    French president Emmanuel Macron has named a key political ally as interior minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.
    French president Emmanuel Macron has named a key political ally as interior minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.
  • The Latest: Trump says Warren being 'slammed' over DNA test

    The Latest: Trump says Warren being 'slammed' over DNA test

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:40:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). First lady Melania Trump looks on as President Donald Trump reacts to a question about Sen. Elizabeth Warren from a reporter during a briefing with state and local officials on the response to Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). First lady Melania Trump looks on as President Donald Trump reacts to a question about Sen. Elizabeth Warren from a reporter during a briefing with state and local officials on the response to Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, ...
    President Donald Trump says Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is getting slammed" for releasing DNA test results showing she has some Native American ancestry.
    President Donald Trump says Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is getting slammed" for releasing DNA test results showing she has some Native American ancestry.
  • Cruz enters debate with polling lead; Trump rally coming

    Cruz enters debate with polling lead; Trump rally coming

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:20:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, ducks through the rain as he arrives for rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debat...
    Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debate with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
    Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debate with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
  • Armenian premier steps down, maneuvering for early election

    Armenian premier steps down, maneuvering for early election

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:19:38 GMT
    Armenia's prime minister has stepped down _ a political maneuver aimed at forcing early elections.
    Armenia's prime minister has stepped down _ a political maneuver aimed at forcing early elections.
  • McSally accuses Sinema of backing "treason" in Senate debate

    McSally accuses Sinema of backing "treason" in Senate debate

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:38:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file). FILE--In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office on primary election day in Phoenix. Republican Martha McSally and Sinema will confron...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file). FILE--In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office on primary election day in Phoenix. Republican Martha McSally and Sinema will confron...
    Two Arizona congresswomen are facing off in the only debate in the race for the state's open senate seat.
    Two Arizona congresswomen are facing off in the only debate in the race for the state's open senate seat.
  • 2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

    2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:26:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Los Angeles. Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Garcetti brought the Democratic P...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Los Angeles. Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Garcetti brought the Democratic P...
    With money, time and attention, Democratic presidential prospects court early-state leaders.
    With money, time and attention, Democratic presidential prospects court early-state leaders.
  • Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

    Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:07:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...
    Democrats focus on health care as top issue to close out midterm campaigns.
    Democrats focus on health care as top issue to close out midterm campaigns.
  • Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

    Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:39:33 GMT
    Australia's prime minister says he is open to relocating the Australian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
    Australia's prime minister says he is open to relocating the Australian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  • Merkel's Bavarian ally seeks quick decisions after election

    Merkel's Bavarian ally seeks quick decisions after election

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:58:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). German Interior Minister and CSU chairman Horst Seehofer attends a press conference at the headquarters of the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, Germany, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, the day after their party lost the abso...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). German Interior Minister and CSU chairman Horst Seehofer attends a press conference at the headquarters of the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, Germany, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, the day after their party lost the abso...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's often-awkward Bavarian ally says he wants his party to draw consequences from its poor state election performance before Christmas, but is being coy about his own future.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's often-awkward Bavarian ally says he wants his party to draw consequences from its poor state election performance before Christmas, but is being coy about his own future.
  • Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:08:10 GMT
    Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks from the midterm elections that will determine who controls Capitol Hill in January.
    Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks from the midterm elections that will determine who controls Capitol Hill in January.
  • Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to a supporter at a campaign stop at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, in St. Louis. Democrats are leading Republicans in the...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to a supporter at a campaign stop at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, in St. Louis. Democrats are leading Republicans in the...
    With three weeks to go until the midterm elections, Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many key congressional campaigns.
    With three weeks to go until the midterm elections, Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many key congressional campaigns.
  • Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

    Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-10-16 05:28:20 GMT
    A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage.
    A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage.
  • McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid

    McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid

    Monday, October 15 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:18:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley.
    New numbers show Missouri's Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in nearly $8.5 million for her re-election bid in recent months.
    New numbers show Missouri's Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in nearly $8.5 million for her re-election bid in recent months.
  • GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority

    GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority

    Monday, October 15 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:57:30 GMT
    GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority.
    GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority.
  • Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

    Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

    Monday, October 15 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:06:31 GMT
    Actor Alec Baldwin says voters should see the Nov. 6 midterm elections as an opportunity to peacefully "overthrow the government of Donald Trump.".
    Actor Alec Baldwin says voters should see the Nov. 6 midterm elections as an opportunity to peacefully "overthrow the government of Donald Trump.".
  • Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

    Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

    Monday, October 15 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-10-15 20:17:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, in Erie, Pa. President Donald Trump's campaign rallies once had the feel of angry, raucous griev...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, in Erie, Pa. President Donald Trump's campaign rallies once had the feel of angry, raucous griev...
    Trump rallies mix bravado and insults, delighting supporters needed for GOP's midterm candidates.
    Trump rallies mix bravado and insults, delighting supporters needed for GOP's midterm candidates.
  • Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

    Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:46:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson). Horst Seehofer, German Interior Minister and Chairman of the Christian Social Union, CSU, arrives for a statement in the state parliament in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, after his party lost in he Bavarian state ...(AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson). Horst Seehofer, German Interior Minister and Chairman of the Christian Social Union, CSU, arrives for a statement in the state parliament in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, after his party lost in he Bavarian state ...
    The leader of Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria is vowing to support the German Chancellor's national government despite his party's poor result in regional elections Sunday.
    The leader of Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria is vowing to support the German Chancellor's national government despite his party's poor result in regional elections Sunday.
  • Keeping it real: Democrats push candidates to be authentic

    Keeping it real: Democrats push candidates to be authentic

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:17:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O'Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For many Democrats, Beto O'Rourke's response to a question about N...(AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O'Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For many Democrats, Beto O'Rourke's response to a question about N...
    Democrats push candidates to be more open, unvarnished in effort to sell voters on their values.
    Democrats push candidates to be more open, unvarnished in effort to sell voters on their values.
  • Portugal's Socialists eye next election with govt reshuffle

    Portugal's Socialists eye next election with govt reshuffle

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:48:37 GMT
    Four new ministers have taken office in the Portuguese government as the center-left Socialists look to freshen their administration a year before the next general election.
    Four new ministers have taken office in the Portuguese government as the center-left Socialists look to freshen their administration a year before the next general election.
  • Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term

    Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:07:17 GMT
    Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term.
    Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term.
  • Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

    Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

    Monday, October 15 2018 4:37 AM EDT2018-10-15 08:37:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Ismail, pray during a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a by-electi...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Ismail, pray during a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a by-electi...
    Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically...
    Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated.
  • Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

    Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-10-15 07:58:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Bavarian State Governor Markus Soeder arrives for a election campaign in Munich, Germany, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Bavarian State Governor Markus Soeder arrives for a election campaign in Munich, Germany, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
    Bavarians are voting in a state election that is expected to deal the prosperous region's long-dominant conservative party a stinging setback, with unpredictable consequences for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
    Bavarians are voting in a state election that is expected to deal the prosperous region's long-dominant conservative party a stinging setback, with unpredictable consequences for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's national government.
  • Trump trashes Democrats' Medicare for All plan in op-ed

    Trump trashes Democrats' Medicare for All plan in op-ed

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-10-15 07:27:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waves upon arrival at the White House in Washington, early Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, from a trip to Omaha, Neb.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waves upon arrival at the White House in Washington, early Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, from a trip to Omaha, Neb.
    President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on Democrats over a health care proposal called Medicare for All.
    President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on Democrats over a health care proposal called Medicare for All.
  • Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

    Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:37:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, in Erie, Pa. President Donald Trump's campaign rallies once had the feel of angry, raucous griev...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, in Erie, Pa. President Donald Trump's campaign rallies once had the feel of angry, raucous griev...
    Donald Trump's rallies were once the cornerstone of his unconventional presidential campaign, but now they're being deployed with gusto as Trump and his team work to defy polls and precedent and save the GOP...
    Donald Trump's rallies were once the cornerstone of his unconventional presidential campaign, but now they're being deployed with gusto as Trump and his team work to defy polls and precedent and save the GOP majority in Congress on Election Day.
  • New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

    New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:29:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...
    President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care.
    President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care.
  • Georgia senator accused of briefly snatching student's phone

    Georgia senator accused of briefly snatching student's phone

    Sunday, October 14 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 02:35:46 GMT
    A Georgia Tech political group says Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race.
    A Georgia Tech political group says Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race.
  • North Dakota Democrat Heitkamp scrambles to catch Cramer

    North Dakota Democrat Heitkamp scrambles to catch Cramer

    Sunday, October 14 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-10-15 01:07:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack). In this Oct. 11, 2018, photo, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp talks to North Dakota State University students during a campaign event at the Fargo, N.D. college. Heitkamp is considered the underdog in her race against Republican Rep. ...(AP Photo/Dave Kolpack). In this Oct. 11, 2018, photo, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp talks to North Dakota State University students during a campaign event at the Fargo, N.D. college. Heitkamp is considered the underdog in her race against Republican Rep. ...
    An already tenuous bid for a second term has taken on new urgency for North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since she voted against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    An already tenuous bid for a second term has taken on new urgency for North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since she voted against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Ohio US senate candidates spar over health care, immigration

    Ohio US senate candidates spar over health care, immigration

    Sunday, October 14 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-10-15 01:07:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phil Long, Pool). Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio speaks during a debate at the Idea Center in Playhouse Square, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Phil Long, Pool). Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio speaks during a debate at the Idea Center in Playhouse Square, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign have sparred over health care, approaches to climate change, tariffs and gun control in their first of three debates.
    Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign have sparred over health care, approaches to climate change, tariffs and gun control in their first of three debates.
  • Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

    Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-10-15 00:08:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O'Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For many Democrats, Beto O'Rourke's response to a question about N...(AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O'Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For many Democrats, Beto O'Rourke's response to a question about N...
    If there's a common buzzword in Democratic circles as Election Day nears, its authenticity.
    If there's a common buzzword in Democratic circles as Election Day nears, its authenticity.
  • In Kentucky, Trump rallies voters while praising McConnell

    In Kentucky, Trump rallies voters while praising McConnell

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-10-15 00:08:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Trump praises McConnell as 'Kentucky tough' after majority leader stayed the course on Kavanaugh confirmation.
    Trump praises McConnell as 'Kentucky tough' after majority leader stayed the course on Kavanaugh confirmation.
  • The Latest: Exit polls: Top party losing Bavaria majority

    The Latest: Exit polls: Top party losing Bavaria majority

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-10-14 16:24:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Young men in traditional Bavarian clothes arrive at a polling station for the Bavarian state elections in Maisach, southern Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Young men in traditional Bavarian clothes arrive at a polling station for the Bavarian state elections in Maisach, southern Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
    Exit polls indicate German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies are losing their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin.
    Exit polls indicate German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies are losing their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin.
  • Tester goes on the attack in Montana US Senate race debate

    Tester goes on the attack in Montana US Senate race debate

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:37:36 GMT
    (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Montana auditor and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale speaks during a rally at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds, in Bozeman, Mont. Political obse...(Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Montana auditor and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale speaks during a rally at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds, in Bozeman, Mont. Political obse...
    U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is going on the attack against Republican candidate Matt Rosendale in Montana's tightening Senate race.
    U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is going on the attack against Republican candidate Matt Rosendale in Montana's tightening Senate race.
  • Houston firefighters take battle over pay to voters

    Houston firefighters take battle over pay to voters

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:29:21 GMT
    ( =Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP). In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 photo, Houston firefighters Jason Beasley left, and Bucky Glenn carry a sign to a truck as they prepare to go out and talk to people about Proposition B, the pay "parity" item o...( =Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP). In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 photo, Houston firefighters Jason Beasley left, and Bucky Glenn carry a sign to a truck as they prepare to go out and talk to people about Proposition B, the pay "parity" item o...
    Voters in Houston are being asked to resolve a contentious battle between the city and its firefighters over pay raises.
    Voters in Houston are being asked to resolve a contentious battle between the city and its firefighters over pay raises.
  • Bloomberg's New Hampshire event fuels White House bid talk

    Bloomberg's New Hampshire event fuels White House bid talk

    Sunday, October 14 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-10-14 13:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to a woman who lost her daughter to gun violence after speaking at a rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to a woman who lost her daughter to gun violence after speaking at a rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    A quick stop by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House is sparking more speculation about a possible presidential bid.
    A quick stop by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House is sparking more speculation about a possible presidential bid.
  • Democratic Sen. Harris to make campaign trip to Iowa

    Democratic Sen. Harris to make campaign trip to Iowa

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-10-14 12:35:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., arrive at the chamber for the final vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at the Capitol in Washington...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., arrive at the chamber for the final vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at the Capitol in Washington...
    Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is making her first campaign trip to Iowa before Election Day, adding to speculation about a potential presidential run in 2020.
    Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is making her first campaign trip to Iowa before Election Day, adding to speculation about a potential presidential run in 2020.
  • Afghan official: 14 killed in bombing at candidate rally

    Afghan official: 14 killed in bombing at candidate rally

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-10-14 12:26:41 GMT
    Afghan official says at least 13 people including civilians and security forces have been killed in a bombing at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan.
    Afghan official says at least 13 people including civilians and security forces have been killed in a bombing at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan.
  • The Latest: Trump campaign plans more rallies for midterms

    The Latest: Trump campaign plans more rallies for midterms

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-14 04:56:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.
    President Donald Trump is set to spend Saturday night in Kentucky campaigning for the Republican candidate in one of the country's most closely watched congressional races.
    President Donald Trump is set to spend Saturday night in Kentucky campaigning for the Republican candidate in one of the country's most closely watched congressional races.
  • US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

    US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-10-14 04:55:50 GMT
    An American pastor freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey is expected to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House.
    An American pastor freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey is expected to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House.
  • Trump praises McConnell's role in battle over Kavanaugh

    Trump praises McConnell's role in battle over Kavanaugh

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-14 04:35:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.
    President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Ohio, touting a "really historic week for America".
    President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Ohio, touting a "really historic week for America".
  • Biden, Pence rally Indiana voters in fierce Senate race

    Biden, Pence rally Indiana voters in fierce Senate race

    Saturday, October 13 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-10-13 20:11:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate in Westville, Ind. Donnelly is hoping a visit fro...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate in Westville, Ind. Donnelly is hoping a visit fro...
    Sen. Joe Donnelly is hoping a visit from former Vice President Joe Biden will help his effort to run up the vote in the Democratic stronghold of northwest Indiana.
    Sen. Joe Donnelly is hoping a visit from former Vice President Joe Biden will help his effort to run up the vote in the Democratic stronghold of northwest Indiana.
  • Stacey Abrams' trying to mobilize Georgia's sporadic voters

    Stacey Abrams' trying to mobilize Georgia's sporadic voters

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-10-13 17:46:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta. Abrams is trying to reach voters who don’t usually vote in midterm elections in the hopes to drive up tu...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta. Abrams is trying to reach voters who don’t usually vote in midterm elections in the hopes to drive up tu...
    Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls.
    Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls.
  • Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

    Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-10-13 16:14:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's politician Anwar Ibrahim, right, celebrates after winning the by-election in the southern coastal town in Port Dickson, Malaysia. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a parliamentary seat ...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's politician Anwar Ibrahim, right, celebrates after winning the by-election in the southern coastal town in Port Dickson, Malaysia. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a parliamentary seat ...
    Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister...
    Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.
  • Conservative opposition party wins Czech Senate election

    Conservative opposition party wins Czech Senate election

    Saturday, October 13 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-10-13 14:35:36 GMT
    (Ondrej Deml/File/CTK via AP). FILE-In this Friday Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis votes during the first day of local and first round of the elections for Parliament's upper house, the Senate, in Pruhonice near Prague, Czec...(Ondrej Deml/File/CTK via AP). FILE-In this Friday Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis votes during the first day of local and first round of the elections for Parliament's upper house, the Senate, in Pruhonice near Prague, Czec...
    A conservative opposition party in the Czech Republic has won an election for a third of the seats in Parliament's upper house as the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Andrej Babis suffered a setback.
    A conservative opposition party in the Czech Republic has won an election for a third of the seats in Parliament's upper house as the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Andrej Babis suffered a setback.
  • South Carolina swarmed by potential Democratic candidates

    South Carolina swarmed by potential Democratic candidates

    Saturday, October 13 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-10-13 14:16:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media in Cincinnati. Home to the first-in-the-South primaries, South Carolina is accustomed to the parade of presidential candidate...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media in Cincinnati. Home to the first-in-the-South primaries, South Carolina is accustomed to the parade of presidential candidate...
    Even by South Carolina standards, the state is about to be visited by a lot of Democratic presidential contenders.
    Even by South Carolina standards, the state is about to be visited by a lot of Democratic presidential contenders.
  • Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis

    Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis

    Saturday, October 13 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-10-13 12:46:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. The disappearance of U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. The disappearance of U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate ...
    The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrust the Trump administration's large number of diplomatic vacancies back into the spotlight.
    The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrust the Trump administration's large number of diplomatic vacancies back into the spotlight.
  • O'Rourke raises record $38M, triples Cruz amid sagging polls

    O'Rourke raises record $38M, triples Cruz amid sagging polls

    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-10-13 06:34:15 GMT
    (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File). This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos show Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. O'Ro...(Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File). This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos show Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. O'Ro...
    Democrat Beto O'Rourke says he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the past three months in Texas' close U.S. Senate race.
    Democrat Beto O'Rourke says he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the past three months in Texas' close U.S. Senate race.
  • Still no US ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Turkey amid crisis

    Still no US ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Turkey amid crisis

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-10-13 05:36:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. The disappearance of U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. The disappearance of U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate ...
    The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrust the Trump administration's large number of diplomatic vacancies back into the spotlight.
    The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrust the Trump administration's large number of diplomatic vacancies back into the spotlight.
  • Inside Stacey Abrams' strategy to mobilize Georgia voters

    Inside Stacey Abrams' strategy to mobilize Georgia voters

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-10-13 05:26:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta. Abrams is trying to reach voters who don’t usually vote in midterm elections in the hopes to drive up tu...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta. Abrams is trying to reach voters who don’t usually vote in midterm elections in the hopes to drive up tu...
    Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls.
    Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls.
  • At Ohio rally, Trump touts 'historic week for America'

    At Ohio rally, Trump touts 'historic week for America'

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-10-13 05:25:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio.
    President Donald Trump is urging his supporters in Ohio to vote Republican in the midterm election on Nov. 6.
    President Donald Trump is urging his supporters in Ohio to vote Republican in the midterm election on Nov. 6.
  • Democratic presidential prospects swarm South Carolina

    Democratic presidential prospects swarm South Carolina

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-10-13 05:16:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media in Cincinnati. Home to the first-in-the-South primaries, South Carolina is accustomed to the parade of presidential candidate...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media in Cincinnati. Home to the first-in-the-South primaries, South Carolina is accustomed to the parade of presidential candidate...
    Even by South Car Even by South Carolina standards, the state is about to be visited by a lot of Democratic presidential contendersolina standards, this is a lot.
    Even by South Car Even by South Carolina standards, the state is about to be visited by a lot of Democratic presidential contendersolina standards, this is a lot.
  • Tough-talking GOP rival to governor: I'll stomp on your face

    Tough-talking GOP rival to governor: I'll stomp on your face

    Friday, October 12 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:45:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Scott Wagner, seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's 2018 bid for re-election, takes part in the Montgomery County Republ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Scott Wagner, seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's 2018 bid for re-election, takes part in the Montgomery County Republ...
    Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for governor is telling Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to put on a catcher's mask because he's going to stomp on his face with golf spikes.
    Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for governor is telling Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to put on a catcher's mask because he's going to stomp on his face with golf spikes.
  • Independent women a key in outcome of Montana Senate race

    Independent women a key in outcome of Montana Senate race

    Friday, October 12 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:36:49 GMT
    A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 stick with the president and Republicans again this year.
    A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 stick with the president and Republicans again this year.
  • Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Friday, October 12 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-10-12 20:37:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.
  • GOP decries Dems' 'mob rule,' flipping the script

    GOP decries Dems' 'mob rule,' flipping the script

    Friday, October 12 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-10-12 20:36:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans say Democrats are using 'mob rule' and radical tactics and warning GOP voters that things may only get worse.
    President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans say Democrats are using 'mob rule' and radical tactics and warning GOP voters that things may only get worse.
  • Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact

    Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact

    Friday, October 12 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-10-12 18:55:40 GMT
    Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact; Democrat painting incumbent Heller as someone without firm principles.
    Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact; Democrat painting incumbent Heller as someone without firm principles.
  • France's Le Pen meets Bannon, changes mind on offer to help

    France's Le Pen meets Bannon, changes mind on offer to help

    Friday, October 12 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-10-12 17:42:54 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Saturday, March 10, 2018 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon holds a press conference with National Front party leader Marine Le Pen, right, at the party congress in the northern French city of Lille....(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Saturday, March 10, 2018 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon holds a press conference with National Front party leader Marine Le Pen, right, at the party congress in the northern French city of Lille....
    Far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has met with former White House strategist Steve Bannon and signaled her interest in his project to help European populist parties _ just days after rejecting assistance from...
    Far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has met with former White House strategist Steve Bannon and signaled her interest in his project to help European populist parties _ just days after rejecting assistance from an American.
  • Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

    Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

    Friday, October 12 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-10-12 14:44:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    Trump says US is looking into the fate of a Saudi writer missing and feared murdered, expresses reservations over calls to withhold further arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
    Trump says US is looking into the fate of a Saudi writer missing and feared murdered, expresses reservations over calls to withhold further arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
  • Amid violence, Brazil presidential candidates call for calm

    Amid violence, Brazil presidential candidates call for calm

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-10-12 11:14:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party wears a traditional Brazilian cowboy hat during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Bolsonaro will face Workers Party preside...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party wears a traditional Brazilian cowboy hat during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Bolsonaro will face Workers Party preside...
    The two presidential candidates who will square off in Brazil's runoff later this month are calling for an end to politically motivated violence_ an issue emerging as a central theme of the elections.
    The two presidential candidates who will square off in Brazil's runoff later this month are calling for an end to politically motivated violence_ an issue emerging as a central theme of the elections.
  • Bosnian Croat nationalists protest election of moderate

    Bosnian Croat nationalists protest election of moderate

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-10-12 11:14:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A woman holds a sign reading "not my president" during protest in Mostar, Bosnia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists have protested the election victory of a moderate politician last weekend in t...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A woman holds a sign reading "not my president" during protest in Mostar, Bosnia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists have protested the election victory of a moderate politician last weekend in t...
    Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists have protested the election victory of a moderate politician last weekend in the race for the Croat seat in Bosnia's three-person presidency.
    Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists have protested the election victory of a moderate politician last weekend in the race for the Croat seat in Bosnia's three-person presidency.
  • In black neighborhoods, Trump's economic boasts ring hollow

    In black neighborhoods, Trump's economic boasts ring hollow

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-10-12 11:12:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House with President Donald Trump, in Washington. It’s one of President Donald Trump’s favorite talking points in to...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House with President Donald Trump, in Washington. It’s one of President Donald Trump’s favorite talking points in to...
    The record low rate of black unemployment is one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points, but that hasn't translated into broader economic gains.
    The record low rate of black unemployment is one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points, but that hasn't translated into broader economic gains.
  • Trump returning to Ohio to rally Republican voters

    Trump returning to Ohio to rally Republican voters

    Friday, October 12 2018 2:07 AM EDT2018-10-12 06:07:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Erie, Pa.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Erie, Pa.
    President Donald Trump is returning to Ohio to try to boost GOP candidates in a Republican-dominated area.
    President Donald Trump is returning to Ohio to try to boost GOP candidates in a Republican-dominated area.
  • O'Rourke's improbable Senate run still needs Latinos to win

    O'Rourke's improbable Senate run still needs Latinos to win

    Friday, October 12 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-10-12 05:18:39 GMT
    (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File). This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos show Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. O'Ro...(Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File). This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos show Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. O'Ro...
    Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas still has work to do when it comes to Hispanic outreach in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
    Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas still has work to do when it comes to Hispanic outreach in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
  • Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

    Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:06:55 GMT
    The Senate has confirmed 15 more judges, all but wrapping up its pre-election session with a big finish days after Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
    The Senate has confirmed 15 more judges, all but wrapping up its pre-election session with a big finish days after Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
  • Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democratic Party

    Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democratic Party

    Thursday, October 11 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-10-12 02:06:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen leaves Federal court, in New York. Cohen, Republican President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has returned to the Democratic Party. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis said T...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen leaves Federal court, in New York. Cohen, Republican President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has returned to the Democratic Party. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis said T...
    Republican President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has returned to the Democratic Party.
    Republican President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has returned to the Democratic Party.
  • GOP, home to Trump and tea party, decries Dems' 'mob rule'

    GOP, home to Trump and tea party, decries Dems' 'mob rule'

    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-10-12 00:26:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ramps up argument that Democrats and their liberal allies are resorting to 'mob behavior' tactics.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ramps up argument that Democrats and their liberal allies are resorting to 'mob behavior' tactics.
  • New recording of Sinema implying Arizona produces: 'Crazy'

    New recording of Sinema implying Arizona produces: 'Crazy'

    Thursday, October 11 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-10-11 23:45:08 GMT
    Republican activists on Thursday released a video of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a centrist Democrat now running for an open Arizona U.S. Senate seat, advising liberal activists how to "stop your state from becoming like...
    Republican activists on Thursday released a video of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a centrist Democrat now running for an open Arizona U.S. Senate seat, advising liberal activists how to "stop your state from becoming like Arizona".
  • 'Greedy' young mayor stole from investors, feds say

    'Greedy' young mayor stole from investors, feds say

    Thursday, October 11 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-10-11 23:09:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File). FILE- In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo newly elected Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, and charged with defrau...(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File). FILE- In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo newly elected Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, and charged with defrau...
    A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 is facing criminal charges.
    A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 is facing criminal charges.
  • Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder

    Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:49:24 GMT
    Senate Democrats lose a Senate vote on their effort to scuttle President Donald Trump's push for short-term health plans.
    Senate Democrats lose a Senate vote on their effort to scuttle President Donald Trump's push for short-term health plans.
  • Economy, energy and Trump dominate Colorado governor's race

    Economy, energy and Trump dominate Colorado governor's race

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:08:51 GMT
    Colorado's economy is taking central stage in the gubernatorial race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton. Both offer stark contrasts to the term-limited...
    Colorado's economy is taking central stage in the gubernatorial race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton. Both offer stark contrasts to the term-limited incumbent, Democrat John Hickenlooper.
  • Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

    Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

    Thursday, October 11 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-10-11 21:21:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Dr. Kim Schrier, a candidate in Washington state's 8th District race, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash. Schrier, a Democrat, is running against Republican Dino Rossi in an ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Dr. Kim Schrier, a candidate in Washington state's 8th District race, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash. Schrier, a Democrat, is running against Republican Dino Rossi in an ...
    A political newcomer is trying to capture an open U.S. House seat in Washington state for Democrats for the first time while facing a well-known Republican.
    A political newcomer is trying to capture an open U.S. House seat in Washington state for Democrats for the first time while facing a well-known Republican.
  • Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

    Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:45:34 GMT
    The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases is throwing a wrench into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign chairman's cooperation.
    The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases is throwing a wrench into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign chairman's cooperation.
  • The Latest: Ex-Trump campaign aide wants off GPS monitoring

    The Latest: Ex-Trump campaign aide wants off GPS monitoring

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-11 18:48:19 GMT
    A former Donald Trump campaign aide cooperating with the special counsel's Russia investigation is asking a federal judge to let him off GPS monitoring while he's awaiting sentencing.
    A former Donald Trump campaign aide cooperating with the special counsel's Russia investigation is asking a federal judge to let him off GPS monitoring while he's awaiting sentencing.
  • FBI says man planned to bomb National Mall on Election Day

    FBI says man planned to bomb National Mall on Election Day

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-10-11 18:25:41 GMT
    Federal authorities have charged a New York man with building a 200-pound bomb that he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington.
    Federal authorities have charged a New York man with building a 200-pound bomb that he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington.
  • Donnelly family business uses import practice he criticizes

    Donnelly family business uses import practice he criticizes

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-10-11 17:15:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool). In this Oct. 8, 2018 photo, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate in Westville, Ind. Libertarian Lucy Brenton also participated in the...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool). In this Oct. 8, 2018 photo, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate in Westville, Ind. Libertarian Lucy Brenton also participated in the...
    In Indiana's Senate race, Donnelly criticizes Republican opponent for an import practice his own family business uses.
    In Indiana's Senate race, Donnelly criticizes Republican opponent for an import practice his own family business uses.
  • Tennessee Senate candidates exchange barbs in final debate

    Tennessee Senate candidates exchange barbs in final debate

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-10-11 17:08:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool). Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, right, speaks during the 2018 Tennessee U.S. Senate Debate with Democratic candidate and former Gov. Phil Bredesen at The University of Tennessee Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in in Kno...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool). Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, right, speaks during the 2018 Tennessee U.S. Senate Debate with Democratic candidate and former Gov. Phil Bredesen at The University of Tennessee Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in in Kno...
    Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn repeatedly attempted to tie her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen to national Democrats in their second and final debate.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn repeatedly attempted to tie her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen to national Democrats in their second and final debate.
  • Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Thursday, October 11 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-10-11 15:07:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.
  • Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Thursday, October 11 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-10-11 14:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.
  • McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

    McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

    Thursday, October 11 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-10-11 14:06:32 GMT
    McConnell to the AP: "Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski.
    McConnell to the AP: "Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski.
  • Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

    Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

    Thursday, October 11 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-10-11 13:51:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., points to a reporter as he speaks to media after the Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. Senate Democrats briefly turned the chamber...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., points to a reporter as he speaks to media after the Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. Senate Democrats briefly turned the chamber...
    Candidates in both parties likely to point to latest Senate vote on health care in effort to gain votes.
    Candidates in both parties likely to point to latest Senate vote on health care in effort to gain votes.
  • Merkel allies brace for big setback in German state election

    Merkel allies brace for big setback in German state election

    Thursday, October 11 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-10-11 13:02:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, right, listen to Vice Chancellor and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz during a joint press confe...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, right, listen to Vice Chancellor and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz during a joint press confe...
    This weekend's state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year, and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angela Merkel's struggling government...
    This weekend's state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year, and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angela Merkel's struggling government in Berlin.
  • Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

    Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-10-11 08:57:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of former president Alberto Fujimori protests in support of his freedom outside of Supreme Court in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A judge in Peru has detained conservative opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, d...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of former president Alberto Fujimori protests in support of his freedom outside of Supreme Court in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A judge in Peru has detained conservative opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, d...
    A lawyer for conservative Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori says she has been detained as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering in her 2011 presidential campaign.
    A lawyer for conservative Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori says she has been detained as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering in her 2011 presidential campaign.
  • MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

    MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:54:35 GMT
    Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting.
    Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting.
  • Threatened election officials flee Maldives, vote challenged

    Threatened election officials flee Maldives, vote challenged

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, file photo. Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, right, casts his vote at a polling station during presidential election day in Male, Maldives. Yameen, the outgoing preside...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, file photo. Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, right, casts his vote at a polling station during presidential election day in Male, Maldives. Yameen, the outgoing preside...
    4 of 5 Maldives election commission members have fled the country because of threats from supporters of the outgoing president, who has accused the panel of rigging the election he lost last month.
    4 of 5 Maldives election commission members have fled the country because of threats from supporters of the outgoing president, who has accused the panel of rigging the election he lost last month.
  • The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:35:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.
  • Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:40:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.
  • Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-10-11 01:03:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.
  • 6-month sentence for man who sold bank accounts to Russians

    6-month sentence for man who sold bank accounts to Russians

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:40:47 GMT
    A California man will serve six months in prison for unwittingly helping the Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 presidential elections.
    A California man will serve six months in prison for unwittingly helping the Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 presidential elections.
  • Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote

    Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:36:31 GMT
    (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift  posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic S...(Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic S...
    Taylor Swift is having a big week: She first broke her long-standing refusal to discuss politics Sunday and now she's going to give her first awards show performance in three years at the American Music Awards.
    Taylor Swift is having a big week: She first broke her long-standing refusal to discuss politics Sunday and now she's going to give her first awards show performance in three years at the American Music Awards.
  • GOP group pulls out of tough Arizona House race

    GOP group pulls out of tough Arizona House race

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:20:43 GMT
    The main Republican campaign committee is pulling out of a hard-fought race in a southern Arizona swing district.
    The main Republican campaign committee is pulling out of a hard-fought race in a southern Arizona swing district.
  • Libertarian says Trump, Democrats need a swing-vote senator

    Libertarian says Trump, Democrats need a swing-vote senator

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:19:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, then-Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks with legislators at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Johnson wants to occupy a potent...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, then-Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks with legislators at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Johnson wants to occupy a potent...
    2016 presidential candidate Gary Johnson is steering back into the eye of the Washington political storm with a bid to join the Senate as a Libertarian swing vote.
    2016 presidential candidate Gary Johnson is steering back into the eye of the Washington political storm with a bid to join the Senate as a Libertarian swing vote.
  • Poll finds partisan divide in concerns for election security

    Poll finds partisan divide in concerns for election security

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:05:40 GMT
    A new poll finds that a large majority of Americans have concerns that the nation's voting systems might be vulnerable to hackers, with Democrats more concerned than Republicans.
    A new poll finds that a large majority of Americans have concerns that the nation's voting systems might be vulnerable to hackers, with Democrats more concerned than Republicans.
  • The Latest: McConnell says no GOP senator for Sessions' job

    The Latest: McConnell says no GOP senator for Sessions' job

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:42:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Democrats to think carefully about "presidential harassment" if they win the majority of the House.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Democrats to think carefully about "presidential harassment" if they win the majority of the House.
  • Murkowski on Trump: I know Alaska 'better than he does'

    Murkowski on Trump: I know Alaska 'better than he does'

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:42:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). File - In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media after a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill. Alaska Republic...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). File - In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media after a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill. Alaska Republic...
    Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is brushing back back President Donald Trump, saying she knows her state's political terrain "better than he does.".
    Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is brushing back back President Donald Trump, saying she knows her state's political terrain "better than he does.".
  • Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at presidential run

    Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at presidential run

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-10-10 17:16:05 GMT
    Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is a Democrat again.
    Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is a Democrat again.
  • Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November

    Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-10-10 15:45:09 GMT
    Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western...
    Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states.
  • Taylor Swift makes politics personal with endorsement

    Taylor Swift makes politics personal with endorsement

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-10-10 15:38:19 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Swift jumped into a contentious midterm political race with a rare endorsemen...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Swift jumped into a contentious midterm political race with a rare endorsemen...
    Taylor Swift jumped into politics with a rare endorsement, but her focus on gender issues and LGBTQ rights made her political statement a personal one.
    Taylor Swift jumped into politics with a rare endorsement, but her focus on gender issues and LGBTQ rights made her political statement a personal one.
  • Democrats warily eye Avenatti's flirtation with 2020 bid

    Democrats warily eye Avenatti's flirtation with 2020 bid

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-10-10 15:05:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. In Washington and ear...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. In Washington and ear...
    Democrats warily eye Avenatti's flirtation with 2020 bid.
    Democrats warily eye Avenatti's flirtation with 2020 bid.
  • Trump rally crowd chants 'Lock her up!' about Sen. Feinstein

    Trump rally crowd chants 'Lock her up!' about Sen. Feinstein

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-10-10 12:53:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is heading to Iowa to boost Republican candidates and roll out new summer fuel standards.
    President Donald Trump is heading to Iowa to boost Republican candidates and roll out new summer fuel standards.
  • Congress OKs opioid legislation in show of bipartisanship

    Congress OKs opioid legislation in show of bipartisanship

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-10-10 10:41:26 GMT
    Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the country's devastating opioid addiction.
    Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the country's devastating opioid addiction.
  • Want election results? On West Coast, patience is required

    Want election results? On West Coast, patience is required

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-10-10 10:23:39 GMT
    In Washington and California, the election often isn't over on election night.
    In Washington and California, the election often isn't over on election night.
  • Objections blunt momentum for foreign lobbying law overhaul

    Objections blunt momentum for foreign lobbying law overhaul

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-10-10 08:57:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a portion of the website for the website fara.gov, on the Foreign Agents Registration Act, is seen photographed in Washington. A push to give the Justice Department more enforcemen...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a portion of the website for the website fara.gov, on the Foreign Agents Registration Act, is seen photographed in Washington. A push to give the Justice Department more enforcemen...
    A push to give the Justice Department more enforcement authority over the lucrative and at times shadowy world of foreign lobbying has stalled amid opposition from pro-business groups, nonprofits and privacy...
    A push to give the Justice Department more enforcement authority over the lucrative and at times shadowy world of foreign lobbying has stalled amid opposition from pro-business groups, nonprofits and privacy advocates.
  • UN's Nikki Haley to leave in latest Trump shake-up

    UN's Nikki Haley to leave in latest Trump shake-up

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:42:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses the United Nations Security Council at U.N. headquarters.(AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses the United Nations Security Council at U.N. headquarters.
    U.N. Ambassdor Nikki Haley is resigning, The Associated Press has learned.
    U.N. Ambassdor Nikki Haley is resigning, The Associated Press has learned.
  • The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:14:02 GMT
    (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.(Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.
  • New PAC formed to encourage McAuliffe presidential bid

    New PAC formed to encourage McAuliffe presidential bid

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:19:10 GMT
    A newly formed political action committee says it's trying to "encourage" former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to run for president.
    A newly formed political action committee says it's trying to "encourage" former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to run for president.
  • The Latest: Haley departure raises question about Trump team

    The Latest: Haley departure raises question about Trump team

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:18:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington.
    The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expressing "deep appreciation for the excellent cooperation and support" from U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley _ despite major policy differences on issues...
    The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expressing "deep appreciation for the excellent cooperation and support" from U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley _ despite major policy differences on issues that include climate change.
  • The Latest: Feinstein calls Trump attack 'an embarrassment'

    The Latest: Feinstein calls Trump attack 'an embarrassment'

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018,  before leaving for Council Bluffs, Iowa to speak at a rally.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, before leaving for Council Bluffs, Iowa to speak at a rally.
    President Donald Trump says his second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will have to wait until after next month's midterm elections.
    President Donald Trump says his second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will have to wait until after next month's midterm elections.
  • Media outlet linked to man charged by US hit by arson attack

    Media outlet linked to man charged by US hit by arson attack

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:03:24 GMT
    A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack.
    A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack.
  • Kansas GOP congressman's ad has softer tone on immigration

    Kansas GOP congressman's ad has softer tone on immigration

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-10-10 00:33:14 GMT
    Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder has launched a new television ad with a testimonial from the widow of an Indian engineer murdered in a Kansas City-area bar.
    Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder has launched a new television ad with a testimonial from the widow of an Indian engineer murdered in a Kansas City-area bar.
  • Unsealed emails reveal tiff over ex-Trump aide Gates

    Unsealed emails reveal tiff over ex-Trump aide Gates

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-10-09 22:34:08 GMT
    Newly unsealed emails are shedding more light on behind-the-scenes discussions that led lawyers for former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to withdraw from the case.
    Newly unsealed emails are shedding more light on behind-the-scenes discussions that led lawyers for former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to withdraw from the case.
  • Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

    Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-10-09 21:32:22 GMT
    Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a social media ad attacking Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
    Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a social media ad attacking Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.
  • Sanders barnstorming country ahead of midterm elections

    Sanders barnstorming country ahead of midterm elections

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:15:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, gestures as he speaks during a campaign stop for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum in Tampa, Fla. Sanders is embarking on a nine-stat...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, gestures as he speaks during a campaign stop for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum in Tampa, Fla. Sanders is embarking on a nine-stat...
    Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White House bid.
    Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White House bid.
  • Governor candidates spar on vision for California

    Governor candidates spar on vision for California

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-10-09 17:24:09 GMT
    (AP Photos/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - This combination of March 8, 2018, photos shows California gubernatorial candidates Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, a Democrat and Republican businessman John Cox in Sacramento, Calif. Cox and Newsom is debating ...(AP Photos/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - This combination of March 8, 2018, photos shows California gubernatorial candidates Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, a Democrat and Republican businessman John Cox in Sacramento, Calif. Cox and Newsom is debating ...
    The two men hoping to be California's next governor are about to face each other for what's expected to be their only debate ahead of the November election.
    The two men hoping to be California's next governor are about to face each other for what's expected to be their only debate ahead of the November election.
  • Official: Suicide bomber kills candidate in upcoming polls

    Official: Suicide bomber kills candidate in upcoming polls

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-10-09 14:00:57 GMT
    An Afghan official says a suicide bomber killed a candidate in the upcoming Parliamentary elections.
    An Afghan official says a suicide bomber killed a candidate in the upcoming Parliamentary elections.
  • Trump says he likes Swift's music less post-endorsement

    Trump says he likes Swift's music less post-endorsement

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-10-09 13:58:17 GMT
    (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift  posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic S...(Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic S...
    President Donald Trump says he likes superstar Taylor Swift's music "about 25 percent less now" that she's endorsed two Democratic candidates in Tennessee.
    President Donald Trump says he likes superstar Taylor Swift's music "about 25 percent less now" that she's endorsed two Democratic candidates in Tennessee.
  • Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

    Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-10-09 11:40:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, raises the hand of Malaysia's reform icon Anwar Ibrahim during a rally in Port Dickson, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Anwar is contesting a by-election in Port Dickson, a so...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, raises the hand of Malaysia's reform icon Anwar Ibrahim during a rally in Port Dickson, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Anwar is contesting a by-election in Port Dickson, a so...
    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rallied for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim at a by-election campaign, urging voters to support Anwar's return to active politics.
    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rallied for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim at a by-election campaign, urging voters to support Anwar's return to active politics.
  • Brazil leans toward unsparing vision of far-right Bolsonaro

    Brazil leans toward unsparing vision of far-right Bolsonaro

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-10-09 11:11:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo). This photo combo of Workers' Party Presidential candidate Fernando Haddad shot on Oct. 4, left, and an Oct. 7, 2018 photo of Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party, shows the two candidates that will face off in a seco...(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo). This photo combo of Workers' Party Presidential candidate Fernando Haddad shot on Oct. 4, left, and an Oct. 7, 2018 photo of Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party, shows the two candidates that will face off in a seco...
    Brazilians will be weighing stark visions for the future in presidential runoff election later this month.
    Brazilians will be weighing stark visions for the future in presidential runoff election later this month.
  • US envoy on Afghan peace takes his mission to Pakistan

    US envoy on Afghan peace takes his mission to Pakistan

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-10-09 09:11:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - This March 2009, file photo, shows Zalmay Khalilzad, special adviser on reconciliation in Kabul, Afghanistan. Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington’s newly named point man, tasked with finding a peaceful end to Afghanistan...(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - This March 2009, file photo, shows Zalmay Khalilzad, special adviser on reconciliation in Kabul, Afghanistan. Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington’s newly named point man, tasked with finding a peaceful end to Afghanistan...
    America's newly appointed diplomat on resolving Afghanistan's 17- year war visits Pakistan to seek Islamabad's help.
    America's newly appointed diplomat on resolving Afghanistan's 17- year war visits Pakistan to seek Islamabad's help.
  • Reprieve for Rosenstein: Trump says he's not firing official

    Reprieve for Rosenstein: Trump says he's not firing official

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-10-09 07:28:08 GMT
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will fly with President Donald Trump on Air Force One to a police chiefs' conference in Florida.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will fly with President Donald Trump on Air Force One to a police chiefs' conference in Florida.
  • Indigenous, transgender candidates among Brazil surprises

    Indigenous, transgender candidates among Brazil surprises

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-10-09 05:39:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo). In this Sept. 20, 2018 photo, Barbara Aires, 35, poses for a photo next to a mural of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Aires is one of 53 transgender candidates running for state and federal of...(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo). In this Sept. 20, 2018 photo, Barbara Aires, 35, poses for a photo next to a mural of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Aires is one of 53 transgender candidates running for state and federal of...
    First indigenous representative in Congress in decades, first transgender state representative among surprises from Brazil election.
    First indigenous representative in Congress in decades, first transgender state representative among surprises from Brazil election.
  • Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh during swearing-in ceremony

    Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh during swearing-in ceremony

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:40:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/APTN). Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington. The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Suprem...(AP Photo/APTN). Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington. The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Suprem...
    The Senate's majority leader is insisting his chamber won't be broken by the bitter fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
    The Senate's majority leader is insisting his chamber won't be broken by the bitter fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
  • Ryan says 'big fight' coming over border wall after election

    Ryan says 'big fight' coming over border wall after election

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:32:05 GMT
    Speaker Paul Ryan is delivering an upbeat assessment of GOP accomplishments as lawmakers campaign full-speed ahead for control of the House in the midterm election.
    Speaker Paul Ryan is delivering an upbeat assessment of GOP accomplishments as lawmakers campaign full-speed ahead for control of the House in the midterm election.
  • The Latest: Kavanaugh promises to be 'team player' on court

    The Latest: Kavanaugh promises to be 'team player' on court

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:31:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/APTN). Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington. The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Suprem...(AP Photo/APTN). Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington. The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Suprem...
    President Donald Trump says newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was "caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats.".
    President Donald Trump says newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was "caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats.".
  • Democrat Donnelly cites support for Trump in Indiana debate

    Democrat Donnelly cites support for Trump in Indiana debate

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool). Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Westville, Ind. Libertarian Lucy Brenton also participated in the d...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool). Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, left, shakes hands with Republican former state Rep. Mike Braun following a U.S. Senate Debate, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Westville, Ind. Libertarian Lucy Brenton also participated in the d...
    Indiana's three U.S. Senate candidates face off in the first debate of the general election campaign.
    Indiana's three U.S. Senate candidates face off in the first debate of the general election campaign.
  • Democrats lining up to consider challenging Collins in 2020

    Democrats lining up to consider challenging Collins in 2020

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:31:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to news media at Saint Anselm College, in Manchester, N.H. Collins is not on the ballot this fall, yet the fight over Susan Collins’ political future is alread...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to news media at Saint Anselm College, in Manchester, N.H. Collins is not on the ballot this fall, yet the fight over Susan Collins’ political future is alread...
    Democrats lining up to consider challenging Sen. Susan Collins after her vote to send Kavanaugh to Supreme Court.
    Democrats lining up to consider challenging Sen. Susan Collins after her vote to send Kavanaugh to Supreme Court.
  • Kavanaugh vote reshapes Maine senator's political future

    Kavanaugh vote reshapes Maine senator's political future

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:31:22 GMT
    Supreme Court vote reshapes Maine senator's political future.
    Supreme Court vote reshapes Maine senator's political future.
  • The Latest: Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

    The Latest: Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

    Monday, October 8 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-10-09 01:19:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he doesn't have plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
    President Donald Trump says he doesn't have plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
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  • Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

    Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:09:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Turkish police officers prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 20...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Turkish police officers prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 20...
    Turkish paper shows man from Saudi crown prince's entourage walking into consulate before Khashoggi vanished there.
    Turkish paper shows man from Saudi crown prince's entourage walking into consulate before Khashoggi vanished there.
  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:09:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
  • Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

    Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:00:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 published a gruesome recounting...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 published a gruesome recounting...
    The Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'.
    The Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'.
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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:09:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, sprinklers run as a farmworker walks through a broccoli field in Salinas, Calif. Like many California cities, Salinas, dubbed the "Salad Bowl of the World" because the surrounding farmland ...
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
    The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
  • Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

    Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:59:09 GMT
    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying that the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers.
    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying that the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers.
  • After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

    After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:52:51 GMT
    (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday.(John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday.
    Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.
    Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.
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