Work already underway for inauguration of TBD president

WASHINGTON (AP) — While much of Washington is twisted in knots over the upcoming election, there's another contingent already busy trying to figure out how to stage an inauguration for the to-be-deter...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 24, the 298th day of 2020. There are 68 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 60 years rediscovered

A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found and will soon take its designated place in a 30-piece exhibit of Lawrence's work, officials at...

Court won't revive state fraud charges against Manafort

NEW YORK (AP) — New York judges on Thursday upheld a lower judge's decision to dismiss state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort, who was previously convicted of federal charges for the same ...

In deep-red Oklahoma, GOP fights to regain lost seat

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, a lawyer from Oklahoma City, accomplished the most stunning political upset in the nation two years ago when she ousted a two-term GOP incumbent ...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2020. There are 70 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday (Oct. 21), sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarificatio...

Unknown group sends Democratic voters intimidating emails

BOSTON (AP) — Democratic voters in at least four battleground states including Florida and Pennsylvania received threatening emails, falsely purporting to be from the neo-fascist group Proud Boys, tha...

Taiwan's representative office in US gifts pro-democracy activist with special masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese pro-democracy activist Wang Dan (王丹) recently said that he had received a National Day-themed face mask from Taiwan’s U.S. representative office in Washingto...

U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past. The U.S. Justice Department filed an equally high-profile case against...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, the 295th day of 2020. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. ...

DC debuts smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure alert system

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital has become one of the first jurisdictions in the country to employ a new COVID-19 notification system, a joint Google-Apple venture that delivers alerts to peopl...

Family of slain Saudi journalist sues Saudi Crown Prince

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of personally ordering Khashoggi's brutal execution i...

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a p...

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire. Trump bo...