CHARLESTON, S.C. | Groups end ties with club that denied black applicant

CHARLESTON, S.C.— A South Carolina social club’s decision to deny membership to a doctor who would…

JUNEAU, Alaska | Every vote counts: Mystery ballot could decide Alaska race

JUNEAU, Alaska — Control of Alaska state government, at least for the next two years, could…

PORTLAND, Maine | Congressman seeks new election if outcome is not overturned

PORTLAND, Maine  — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is asking a federal judge to order a…

NEW YORK | Rivera, Halladay top newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK — Career saves leader Mariano Rivera and late pitcher Roy Halladay are among 20…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | The Latest: Lawyers agree to more deputies at recount site

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local):…

ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA  — Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hourslong lines at the polls are being…

ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA — Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hourslong lines at the polls are being…

TOAMASINA, Madagascar | Madagascar voters go to the polls to choose a president

TOAMASINA, Madagascar— Voting started Wednesday in Madagascar where nearly 10 million registered voters are casting their…

COLUMBUS, Ohio | In tight race, Ohio governor rivals hedging bets on Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — In Ohio’s hard fought governor’s race, candidates of both parties are using the…

PARIS | Ronaldo says rape allegation affecting his personal life

PARIS — Cristiano Ronaldo‘s personal life is being impacted by the rape allegation against him, the…

TBILISI, Georgia | Georgians choose new president directly for last time

TBILISI, Georgia  — Voters in Georgia are choosing a new president for the former Soviet republic,…

LONDON | Irish voters chose a president in a nationwide ballot

LONDON — Irish voters are choosing a president in a nationwide election. Polling stations throughout the…

WASHINGTON | Amid bombs scare, call for unity shelved for political barbs

WASHINGTON — It didn’t last. With the country on edge over a widening pipe-bomb scare, talk…

NEW YORK | Candidates for NY governor spar in their only planned debate

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, an acolyte of President…

AUSTIN, Texas | Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race

AUSTIN, Texas — With Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. already visiting the state and the…

ELKO, Nev. | The Latest: Trump says Obama took Biden off ‘the trash heap’

ELKO, Nev. — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:35 p.m. President Donald…

COLUMBIA, S.C. | Bernie Sanders back in South Carolina amid multistate blitz

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — Just two weeks before Election Day, Sen. Bernie Sanders is back in South…

AUSTIN, Texas | Texas’ O’Rourke tells national audience he’d impeach Trump

AUSTIN, Texas — Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that…

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian premier steps down, maneuvering for early election

YEREVAN, Armenia— Armenia’s prime minister stepped down Tuesday, a political maneuver aimed at forcing an early…

STOCKHOLM | Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM— Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the…

WASHINGTON | Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

WASHINGTON — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump‘s turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley…

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh sworn in as protesters chant outside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON— Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after…

OKLAHOMA CITY | Candidates for governor in red Oklahoma face off at forum

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Democrat trying to capture the governor’s seat in Oklahoma said Monday his…

NEW YORK | Democratic socialist Salazar wins; voters oust splinter Dems

NEW YORK — Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life to win…

NEW YORK | Letitia James wins primary for New York attorney general

NEW YORK— Letitia James, a longtime New York City politician with ties to both the state’s…

NEW YORK | The Latest: James wins New York attorney general Dem primary

NEW YORK— The Latest on New York’s Democratic primary (all times local): 11 p.m. Incumbent Kathy…

NEW YORK | AP Poll: Voters open to candidates who aren’t very religious

NEW YORK — Religion’s role in politics and public policy is in the spotlight heading toward…

CHICAGO | APNewsBreak: DNC, TV networks discuss presidential debates

CHICAGO  — The Democratic Party has begun conversations with television networks about a series of presidential…

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo says former VP Bemba cannot run for president

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s electoral commission has rejected former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, a top opposition…

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz | Joe Arpaio’s long goodbye: Redemption or ‘kamikaze’ mission?

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz — It was five days before ballots will be counted in his bid…