Trump, Biden fight to define campaign's most pressing issues

SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump was interrupted twice during an Ohio rally this week by sign-waving supporters chanting, “Fill that seat!” “I will fill that seat,” Trump ...

Ranked voting in Maine a go for presidential election

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ranked choice voting will be used for the first time in a presidential race under a ruling Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Court, which concluded a GOP petition drive came up short...

Italy's right makes inroads, but Democrats hold off sweep

ROME (AP) — Italy’s center-right parties made inroads in bastions of the left, but final results from regional elections Tuesday showed the left-of-center Democratic Party held on, giving stability fo...

Trump interviews Barrett while weighing a high court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House as the conservative jurist emerged as a favorite to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Cou...

2-0 or 0-2? Steelers, Roethlisberger eye improvement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Judging by the tone of Ben Roethlisberger's voice, it was hard to tell if the Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-0 or 0-2. No matter how the questions were framed following ...

Algeria leader says early parliament vote before year's end

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Algerian president says early legislative elections aimed at opening parliament to civil society will be held before the end of the year to give a new face to a parliament ...

Italians turn out in droves despite virus for referendum

ROME (AP) — Italians turned out in droves to vote in regional elections and on a referendum on cutting the number of lawmakers by a third, despite the coronavirus pandemic and strict hygiene protocols...

2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 43 Days to first debate...

Biden to focus on health care in Supreme Court debate

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden is expected to use the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling o...

Italians vote in 7 regional contests shaped by pandemic

ROME (AP) — Italians in seven regions headed to the polls Sunday for two days of voting shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Voters were required to wear masks and maintain social dista...

Belarus: Tens of thousands of protesters keep up pressure on Lukashenko

Tens of thousands of protesters, once again, took to the streets in Belarusian capital city Minsk on Sunday, demanding an end to President Alexander Lukashenko's rule. Hundreds of police and army...

Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman - and soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing th...

Barca club president won't resign after 20,000 sign petition

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona’s embattled club president has no intention of resigning after more than 20,000 club members signed a petition for Josep Bartomeu and his board to face a censure vote...

How Ginsburg's death could reshape the presidential campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...