AP-NORC poll: Support for racial injustice protests declines

NEW YORK (AP) — As the decision in Kentucky to bring charges against only one of three police officers involved in a raid that killed Breonna Taylor sparks renewed protests nationwide, a new survey fi...

Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Over 360 more people have been detained in Belarus during protests against the country's authoritarian president, who was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office after a...

Only 2% of Taiwanese polled consider themselves 'Chinese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As hostile actions by communist China against Taiwan continue to intensify, the latest poll by Taiwan Thinktank (台灣智庫) found that only 2 percent of respondents consider th...

High court fight adds to pile of issues weighing on voters

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Republican Party headquarters in this former steel town was buzzing Saturday as supporters filed in to pick up Trump 2020 stickers and yard signs, including ones declaring: “...

Election 2020 Today: Trump vs. science, Biden takes his time

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 41 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. ...

Business Highlights

___ Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expr...

Chiefs, Ravens lead the way in the AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson are two of the NFL's most dynamic young players. They also are the league's last two regular-season Most Valuable Players. ...

SoFi Stadium serving as voting center in NFL vote initiative

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the NFL's two new stadium sites will serve as a voting center as the Los Angeles Chargers and Rams are making SoFi Stadium a venue for election support. The NF...

AP-NORC poll: Dim view of economy stable as election nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans view the nation’s economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six weeks before Election Day — if not reasons for optimism. ...

Poll indicates New Zealand's Ardern poised to win reelection

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A new opinion poll indicates that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is poised to win a second term in office when the nation goes to the polls next month. ...

Tokyo needs to convince sponsors Olympics will really happen

TOKYO (AP) — The only thing more difficult than staging next year's Tokyo Olympics in a pandemic might be convincing sponsors to keep their billions of dollars on board in the midst of economic turbul...

Third parties could play a lesser role in 2020 campaign

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In close elections, it doesn't take much for third-party candidates to play an outsize role — as Democrats learned the hard way in 2016. President Donald Trump ...

Supreme Court vacancy rattles Susan Collins' Senate race

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's so on brand for Sen. Susan Collins to be in a pressure cooker over how she'll vote in a showdown riveting the nation. This time, it’s the battle over Presiden...

Ginsburg's death exposes fragility of health law protection

WASHINGTON (AP) — With COVID-19 the newest preexisting condition, the Obama-era health law that protects Americans from insurance discrimination is more fragile following the death of Justice Ruth Bad...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Who's eligible? Who's playing?

The second regular-season AP Top 25 of the season includes Southeastern Conference teams that begin playing next week but not Big Ten teams that start playing in about a month. Next ...