Thai lawmakers approve controversial cybersecurity act

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s legislature passed a cybersecurity bill on Thursday that would allow authorities access…

SAN FRANCISCO | ICYMI: California withdraws ‘text tax’ after FCC ruling

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — With time running out in Florida’s high-stakes election recount, lawsuits piled up Wednesday…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow Florida recount

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida’s pivotal…

ATLANTA | National voting system faces test on Election Day

ATLANTA — Federal and state officials have been working for nearly two years to shore up…

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. | Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from…

PANAMA CITY | The Latest: Florida psychiatric hospital ‘cut off’ by storm

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — The Latest on the impact of Hurricane Michael’s destructive path across the…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Staff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires…

PHOENIX | Filling McCain’s seat a political balancing act for governor

PHOENIX  — Sen. John McCain’s death in office has handed Arizona’s governor an empty Senate seat…

NEW DELHI | Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods

NEW DELHI — Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter…