Government And Politics

Overheating machines complicate Florida's recount battle

Nov 14, 2018

As Florida's ongoing recount battle heads back to a courtroom Wednesday, a new problem threatens to upend the process: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with the recount of 174,000 early voting ballots

The Latest: UK Cabinet ministers approve draft Brexit deal

Nov 14, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Cabinet has backed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union after an "impassioned" debate

Trump to back major rewrite of sentencing laws

Nov 14, 2018

President Donald Trump is planning to support the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation

D-Day for May as she seeks backing for draft Brexit deal

Nov 14, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face her divided Cabinet in a bid to win support for a draft Brexit deal with the European Union

Reporter's dispatch after Jonestown mass murders, suicides

Nov 14, 2018

In a November 1978 dispatch, then-San Francisco Examiner reporter Tim Reiterman recounted events at the Jonestown settlement in Guyana before an airstrip ambush that killed California Congressman Leo Ryan and four others.

Trump ally Kevin McCarthy hopes to lead shrunken House GOP

Nov 14, 2018

Speaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus

The Latest: Democrat Harder ousts California GOP Rep. Denham

Nov 14, 2018

Democrat Josh Harder upsets four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California, Democrats gain in two other House races

Texas ed board votes to restore lessons on Clinton, Keller

Nov 14, 2018

The Texas Board of Education has voted to restore Helen Keller to the state's history curriculum

The Latest: 15 arrests at Georgia Capitol vote demonstration

Nov 13, 2018

Georgia public safety officials say police arrested 15 protesters during a demonstration inside the state Capitol as they called for uncounted ballots from last week's election to be tallied

UN envoy: New Iraq government plans to uproot IS extremists

Nov 13, 2018

The U.N. envoy for Iraq says the new government plans to intensify efforts to uproot cells of the Islamic State extremist group and introduce "robust measures" to achieve sustainable security throughout the country

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