Can Trump's anti-mail-voting crusade hurt him in key states?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign and allies have blocked efforts to expand mail-in voting, forcing an awkward confrontation with top GOP election officials who are promoting t...

US jobs surge: Trump sees sunshine, Biden 'no victory yet'

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy just posted its best single-month job gain in history. U.S. unemployment is at one of its worst points since the Great Depression. ...

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Today in History Today is Friday, July 3, the 185th day of 2020. There are 181 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 3, ...

US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government reported Thursday. But the job-market recovery may already be faltering because ...

AP Explains: 5 key takeaways from a strong June jobs report

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first glance, the June employment report was a blockbuster. The U.S. economy produced a record 4.8 million added jobs last month, walloping expectations. And the...

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the November election. ...

Taiwan should strengthen relationship with Congress regardless of election: Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is currently keeping a close eye on which candidate will take over the White House in November, and whether Donald Trump remains or Joe Biden takes over, it is diff...

Biden tops Trump in June, 2nd-quarter cash; GOP still flush

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden outpaced President Donald Trump's campaign fundraising juggernaut in June and in the second quarter of this election year, continuing a stun...

Trump says he looks like Lone Ranger in a mask and likes it

WASHINGTON (AP) — After long resisting wearing a mask in public, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks it makes him look like the Lone Ranger — and he likes it. “I’m all fo...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely asserts Biden was fed questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has fabricated a complaint that Democratic rival Joe Biden was fed questions at a news conference and read his answers from a teleprompter. This didn't happen....

LeBron James' group touts sports venues as mega-voting sites

ATLANTA (AP) — If basketball icon LeBron James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general election. Jame...

Trump: I'll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after Confederate officers, swimming against sentiment in his own part...

Ex-Bush officials launch super PAC backing Biden over Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of former George W. Bush administration and campaign officials have launched a new super PAC supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the latest in a growing n...

AP-NORC poll: White Democrats grow more critical of police

DETROIT (AP) — As a national reckoning over racism and policing grips the nation, white Democrats are far more likely now than they were a few years ago to think police brutality is a serious issue — ...

Russian bounties further strain Trump's bond with veterans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They didn't like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned Kurdish ...