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Court puts hold on GOP inspection of county voting machines

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An inspection of voting machines in a heavily Republican county in Pennsylvania as part of a GOP “investigation” into the 2020 presidential election was moments away from st...

Taiwan sets Nov. 26 as date for local and regional elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voters will go to the polls on Nov. 26 to select city mayors, county commissioners, city councils, and county councils nationwide, the Central Election Commission announce...

Report: Gaetz friend will pay almost $1.9 million to county

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida tax collector whose arrest last year triggered an investigation into Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz has agreed to pay almost $1.9 million in restitution for publ...

Ohio county seeks to settle suit over female inmate photos

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county is seeking to settle a federal lawsuit over photographs taken of intimate tattoos of up to 682 female detainees for $2.5 million. Franklin County...

Students barred from games after chants at female goalie

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — A female high school ice hockey goalie in Pennsylvania is returning to the ice Monday for her first school game since she was the target of vulgar chants from spectators that re...

Ex-jail employees sued for playing ‘Baby Shark’ on repeat

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three people are suing Oklahoma County jail employees who investigators found forced them to stand handcuffed for hours and listen to the children’s song “Baby Shark” on repeat. ...

Taiwan pollster lambasts DPP's ‘anti-democratic’ candidate nomination measures for local races

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) Chairman You Ying-lung (游盈隆) on Thursday (Nov. 4) lashed out at the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) candidate n...

Ohio, Florida voters cast ballots in 3 congressional races

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Both Democrats and Republicans brought out their heavy hitters in the runup to the special congressional election in central Ohio, as the parties sought to boost turnout in one o...

Oregon illegal pot grows: More calls to send National Guard

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On the same day last week that a southern Oregon county declared a state of emergency amid a sharp increase in illegal cannabis farms, police raided a site that had about 2 tons of ...

Pennsylvania attorney general jumps into '22 governor's race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's high-profile attorney general, Josh Shapiro, will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday, entering the 2022 race months after making his intent...

Flooded Tennessee town wrestles with how, where to rebuild

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — In the 100 years that Jim Traylor’s family had lived in his house in rural Waverly, Tennessee, it hadn't once flooded. The normally shallow Trace Creek where he had fished and sw...

Prisons, border wall: How GOP is looking to use COVID money

CHICAGO (AP) — When Democrats passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Republicans called it liberal “pet projects” disguised as pandemic aid. But now ...

The Latest: LA considers vaccine proof for indoor venues

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council is debating a far-reaching proposal to expand pandemic restrictions, including requiring people to have proof of full vaccination against the coronavirus to ...

Republican Dean Heller announces run for governor of Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Dean Heller announced plans to run for governor in Nevada, declaring Monday that he would oppose state mandates on masks and vaccines and tighten voting laws if ele...

Most states have cut back public health powers amid pandemic

Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers that state and local officials use to protect the publ...