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Georgia's GOP governor under fire after US Senate losses

ATLANTA (AP) — Even though he wasn’t on the ballot, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has been painfully bruised by the 2020 elections. In a state long dominated by Republicans, Democrats ...

Maine marijuana shops report brisk business despite pandemic

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's rollout of legal marijuana sales has been muted compared with other states because of the coronavirus pandemic, but shops are reporting brisk business nonetheless. ...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Opinion: Romania voters disengaged by pandemic, parties

As results rolled in on Sunday, both Romania's ruling National Liberal Party (PNL) and the opposition Social Democrats (PSD) declared themselves the winners of the parliamentary vote. The new pro-...

US appeals court rules judge wrongly halted NC voter ID

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge wrongly blocked North Carolina's latest photo voter identification law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday, deciding she erred when declaring the requirement was tai...

EXPLAINER: What's with all the election audits?

As they seek to overturn — or at least cast doubts on — the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election, President Donald Trump and his Republican allies have zeroed in on a routine and common process...

At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers reelected in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers were reelected in last week's U.S. Senate and House races, including most of the members of the bipartisan Taiwan Caucuses in both ch...

US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voti...

US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voti...

Watchdog org: Trump '16 campaign, PAC illegally coordinated

New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a billionaire-funde...

Missouri court urged to strike down ballot notarization

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With absentee voting already underway, attorneys for civil rights groups urged the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday to ease requirements for those concerned about the coron...

Michigan abortion foes drop petition drive to ban method

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Abortion opponents said Tuesday they're dropping a petition drive to prohibit a second-trimester procedure in Michigan after state election officials said the campaign didn't pro...

Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Trump administration was moving ahead early Tuesday with the execution of the first federal prison inmate in 17 years after a divided Supreme Court reversed lower courts a...

Feds to execute 1st inmate in 17 years for Arkansas murders

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The federal government is planning to carry out the first federal execution in nearly two decades on Monday, over the objection of the family of the victims and after a volley...

US Supreme Court asked to lift stay on Florida felon voting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Voting rights advocates asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a stay on a federal judge's ruling that allowed Florida felons to regain the right to vote, regardless of unpaid f...