Elections

Supreme Court rejects appeal from suspended Florida judge

Jan 16, 2018

The Supreme Court is leaving in place the suspension of a Florida judge for using a 20-year-old newspaper endorsement on a flier during her campaign in 2014

Young Hong Kong activists in court to appeal prison terms

Jan 16, 2018

Three young Hong Kong activists, including Joshua Wong, are making a last-ditch attempt to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city

Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races

Jan 15, 2018

Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not yet know which district they live in

Sinn Fein lawmaker quits after video angers Troubles victims

Jan 15, 2018

An Irish nationalist lawmaker has resigned from Britain's Parliament after sparking outrage by appearing to mock a massacre during Northern Ireland's decades of violence

Twin bombings in Baghdad kill 38, shatter post-IS calm

Jan 15, 2018

Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group last month, and raising fears ahead of national elections planned for May

Christie leaving governor's office as Democrat takes over

Jan 15, 2018

New Jersey is saying farewell to GOP Gov. Chris Christie and hello to incoming Democrat, Phil Murphy, a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman

Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave

Jan 15, 2018

Democrats aim for, and Republicans worry about, a midterm election wave that could cost GOP control of the House

Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office

Jan 15, 2018

Trump has kept plenty of promises during his first year in office, but some major pledges are still hanging out there

Man files complaint, says ex-Gov. Spitzer threatened him

Jan 14, 2018

Detectives are looking into a man's claim that disgraced former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer threatened to stab him during an irate interaction in a restaurant

France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

Jan 14, 2018

French president's proposal for arsenal to quash false information around elections tests ability of democracies to outlaw "fake news"

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