Even in death, pot candidate upends Minnesota US House race

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Weeks was never going to win Minnesota’s 2nd District seat in Congress, but the deceased Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate has had an outsized effect on the race. ...

Perdue, Ossoff set to meet in 2nd Georgia Senate debate

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff are set to meet in Savannah for their second debate Wednesday night in a bitter race in which both sides hav...

Police: 7 taken to hospitals after Trump Omaha airport rally

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At least seven people were taken to hospitals after an Omaha airport rally for President Donald Trump that drew thousands, many of whom were left stranded miles from their parked ca...

Migrants quickly expelled by Trump try repeatedly to cross

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Edgar Alexis Lopez looks well-rested in photos he took before crossing the border illegally in mountains east of San Diego, flashing a wide grin in clean jeans. Six...

Immigrants quickly expelled by Trump try repeatedly to cross

TECATE, Calif. (AP) — Edgar Alexis Lopez looks well-rested in photos he took before crossing the border illegally in mountains east of San Diego, flashing a wide grin in clean jeans. ...

Man arrested at Trump rally with South Dakota's Noem

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine on Wednesday arrested a man who displayed two weapons at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump where South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was appearing. ...

Pennsylvania county will evaluate discarded military ballots

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nine military ballots that authorities said were mistakenly discarded by a contracted elections worker in a northeastern Pennsylvania county have been linked to specific voters ...

Judge says Texas mask mandate must extend to polling places

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Texas' statewide mask mandate must include polling places, but election officials Wednesday did not rush to enforce the order that was handed down after...

Gun-wielding St. Louis couple seek prosecutor's removal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis couple facing felony charges for waving guns at racial injustice protesters who marched near their home will be in court Wednesday asking a judge to remove the city's top ...

US charges 8 in alleged Chinese surveillance effort in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged eight people with participating in a covert effort on behalf of the Chinese government that aimed to locate Chinese dissidents and others in the U....

Detroit-area councilman accused of handcuffing Trump critic

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are pursuing misdemeanor charges against a City Council member in the Detroit suburb of Warren who is accused of handcuffing a woman who placed Black Lives Matter ...

As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

LONDON (AP) — All politicians have opponents, but Boris Johnson’s list is exceptional. Amid a global pandemic, Britain’s prime minister is battling the European Union, a resurgent p...

Black men's votes courted, as some search for political home

NEW YORK (AP) — For Phillip Agnew, engaging Black male voters ahead of the general election isn’t just about persuading them to choose former Vice President Joe Biden over incumbent Donald Trump. ...

The Latest: Trump supporters delayed in the cold after rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Throngs of people who attended a campaign rally held by President Donald Tru...

Growing area with rural roots a window into swing state Ohio

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Wood County is a mix of just about everything that makes the entire state an election bellwether with its growing suburbs, a farm culture rooted in conservative value...