AUGUSTA, Maine | Judge tosses lawsuit by GOP incumbent from Maine who lost first congressional election held by candidate-ranking system

AUGUSTA, Maine— Judge tosses lawsuit by GOP incumbent from Maine who lost first congressional election held…

MALE, Maldives | Maldives ex-president ends exile, criticizes current leaders

MALE, Maldives — The first democratically elected president of the Maldives returned home Thursday after more…

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa | Democrats eyeing White House flock to Iowa’s new star

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Deidre DeJear is Iowa’s newest political star — even if she hasn’t…

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Afghan official says 13 killed in rally bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan…

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil’s da Silva names successor, but will voters follow?

RIO DE JANEIRO — In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio…

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazilian candidate in serious condition after stabbing

RIO DE JANEIRO  — Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate whose heated rhetoric has electrified some…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | The Latest: DeSantis says don’t ‘monkey’ things up

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The Latest on primaries in Arizona and Florida and a runoff election in…

Want to vote for the Tennis Hall of Fame? Now you can

Martina Hingis figures she wouldn’t have needed any help from fans to earn her spot in…

BEIT OUR AL-FOQA, West Bank | Palestinian-American candidate is source of West Bank pride

BEIT OUR AL-FOQA, West Bank — The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who…

KINSHASA, Congo  | Congo’s Bemba returns to country to register as candidate

KINSHASA, Congo  — Congo’s former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba returned to the country on Wednesday to…

WASHINGTON | Trump rallying support for Florida gubernatorial candidate

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is wading into Florida’s internal Republican politics, joining his endorsed candidate for…

BOISE, Idaho| Breakout Idaho gubernatorial candidate faces uphill race

BOISE, Idaho — Democrat Paulette Jordan breaks the mold of the typical Idaho candidate. She’s the…

COLUMBIA, South Carolina | Candidate who ousted Mark Sanford leaves hospital post-crash

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina Republican who ousted U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford left the hospital…

OWINGS MILLS, Md.  | Maryland gubernatorial candidate, county exec dies at 60

OWINGS MILLS, Md.  — Kevin Kamenetz, a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland and longtime leader…

Conservative vs independent in Cyprus presidential runoff

NICOSIA, Cyprus  /February 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A conservative veteran is taking on a left-leaning independent…

Illinois governor candidate stands by ad blasted as racist

CHICAGO/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Republican lawmaker trying to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is standing by…

Italy: Candidate says immigration endangers ‘our white race’

ROME/January 15, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— An Italian gubernatorial candidate has sparked outrage by saying Italy can’t accept all…

Senate Russia probe looking into 2016 candidate Jill Stein

WASHINGTON /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Senate intelligence committee has asked for documents from Green…

Road made famous by transgender candidate not a simple fix

MANASSAS, Va. /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  A dreary, congested Virginia highway has reaped an unexpected…

Alabama win has Democrats broadening their target list

MONTGOMERY, Alabama /December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — To Democrats, Senate candidate Doug Jones‘ stunning victory in…

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

PARIS /December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the…

Like Trump, Moore breaking the rules of modern-day politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — December 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  He has ignored all the rules of modern-day…