Putin signs Russia's nuclear deterrent policy

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday endorsed Russia's nuclear deterrent policy which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation&...

Unrest demonstrates Biden's challenge in breaking through

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is facing some stiff competition in getting his campaign message out. President Donald Trump spent much of the weekend using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge...

Unrest demonstrates Biden's challenge in showing leadership

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent much of Sunday using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge “law and order” and tougher action by police against protestors around the country. Joe Biden quietly ...

Liberal Warsaw mayor injects suspense into presidential vote

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Childhood actor. Pro-democracy activist. Avid supporter of the European Union and LGBT rights. Warsaw’s liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski made a late entry in Pol...

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___ Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet ‘glorifying violence’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump’s tweets about pr...

'I can't breathe' a rally cry anew for police protests in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I can’t breathe.” Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehold. It became a rallying cry after his death for demon...

Tanzania opposition leader banned from comment ahead of vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Tanzanian court has found an opposition leader guilty of sedition and banned him from making public statements for one year, just months ahead of the presidential election. ...

Trump ally Stone won't need to go to prison quarantine site

WASHINGTON (AP) — By Saturday, he’ll be Inmate No. 19579-104. But Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will start his prison sentence without needing to comp...

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___ 41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sig...

NSA: Russian agents have been hacking major email program

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. National Security Agency says the same Russian military hacking group that interfered in the 2016 presidential election and unleashed a devastating malware at...

AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only misconduct attached to the 1999-2002 run of ABC's “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” was the network's decision to milk the hit quiz show by airing it night after night until ...

Burundi opposition candidate goes to court to challenge vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi's top opposition leader went to the constitutional court Thursday to challenge the results of this month’s presidential election, alleging the vote was rigged in favor of...

Hard-line former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament voted Thursday to elect a hard-line former mayor of Tehran as the legislative body's new speaker. Iranian state television said Mohammad Bagher ...

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added ...