Spain's reinvigorated far right makes its presence felt

TORRE-PACHECO, Spain (AP) — To understand Spain's polarized politics, a visitor to the southern farming town of Torre-Pacheco needs only to read the graffiti scrawled near a main square. ...

DA: Kansas judicial panel did not violate open meetings law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court didn't violate the state's open meetings law in naming three finalists for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly to consider...

Trump to rally in Louisiana in bid to unseat Democratic gov

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With voting complete in Mississippi and Kentucky, President Donald Trump is turning attention to the last gubernatorial contest of the year, bidding to drive out Louisiana's De...

The Latest: Rape exception back in SC early abortion ban

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's heartbeat abortion bill (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A bill banning nearly all abortions in South Carolina aga...

Abortion ban proposal faces a murky future in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina could get closer to being the latest state to pass a ban on almost all abortions Tuesday as a proposal faces another vote, but the bill's future is murky because i...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2019. There are 56 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 5, 201...

The Latest: Kentucky gov receives ringing Trump endorsement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally on the eve of the Kentucky governor's race (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin ...

Kentucky governor looks for last-minute boost from Trump

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin basked Monday in the campaign finale he craved — an election-eve appearance with President Donald Trump hours before voters settle Kentucky's closely w...

Oklahoma Supreme Court blocks abortion law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a ban on a second-trimester abortion procedure. The high court acted Monday after an Oklahoma abortion clinic ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2019. There are 59 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 2, 19...

Fight over energy policy fuels Virginia election spending

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Tr...

Hearing concludes in Missouri abortion clinic licensing case

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An administrative hearing to decide whether the state of Missouri can revoke the abortion license for the state's only abortion clinic has concluded. The hearing in ...

Legal fight begins over Minnesota abortion laws

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Plaintiffs seeking to overturn Minnesota abortion laws on have had their first day in court. A coalition of groups urged a Ramsey County District Court judge W...

Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social media, is banning all political advertising from its service. Its move strikes a sharp contrast wi...

Doctor at Missouri abortion clinic defends patient care

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The top doctor at Missouri's sole abortion clinic on Wednesday defended its handling of four patients who faced complications — women whose care has been cited by the state as it seek...