Government And Politics

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans plan to participate in census

Feb 25, 2020

Most Americans say they are likely to participate in the 2020 census, but some doubt that the U.S. Census Bureau will keep their personal information confidential

Cancer-linked chemical found inside Kansas aircraft hangar

Feb 21, 2020

Dangerous levels of a compound linked to cancer were found last year inside an aircraft hangar at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas, and a memo warns more than 50 personnel may have been exposed to it

Trump apparently not a fan of 'Parasite'

Feb 21, 2020

President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that the movie was made in South Korea

Judge OKs settlement over western Michigan contamination

Feb 20, 2020

A federal judge has approved a settlement with a western Michigan footwear company that faced a lawsuit over groundwater tainted with potentially harmful “forever" chemicals that are turning up in drinking water across the industrial state

Alabama lawmakers advance bill aimed at transgender athletes

Feb 19, 2020

An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a bill that would bar transgender students from some sports teams. The House State Government Committee voted 8-4 for the Gender Is Real Legislative Act by Republican Rep. Chris Pringle

Court: Florida can't bar felons from vote over fines, fees

Feb 19, 2020

A federal appeals court says Florida cannot bar felons who served their time from registering to vote simply because they have failed to pay all fines and fees stemming from their cases

Trump Fed nominee Shelton promises 'intellectual diversity'

Feb 13, 2020

President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve touted her credentials in written testimony Thursday and said she would “work collegially” if approved

Japan’s health ministry says about 60 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for new virus

Feb 10, 2020

Japan’s health ministry says about 60 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for new virus

AP News Guide: Special congressional election in Maryland

Feb 3, 2020

Maryland voters are deciding which candidates will be the nominees for the congressional seat that was held by the late Rep. Elijah Cummings

France confirms 3 cases of virus from China, 1st in Europe

Jan 24, 2020

France has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States

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