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Georgia measures to create 3 new cities fail in primary vote

COBB COUNTY, Ga. (AP) — Voters in an affluent suburban Atlanta county rejected ballot measures that would have turned three mostly white areas into their own cities. The three cities...

KMT's Taoyuan pick shocks, provokes intense backlash across Taiwan

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In a stunning move, the Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (May 18) named former vice-presidential candidate and ex-Premier Simon Chang (張善政) as its candidate for mayor of Ta...

US lawmakers urge binding vote on Puerto Rico statehood

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of Democratic congress members, including the House majority leader, on Thursday proposed a binding plebiscite to decide whether Puerto Rico should become a state ...

Live updates | Official: Plans for Kherson annexation

A Russia-installed official in Ukraine’s Kherson region says the region’s administration will ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to annex the region. The deputy head of the Russia-...

AP Interview: Lithuania FM calls for regime change in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lithuania’s top diplomat said Monday that removing Russian President Vladimir Putin from power is the only way to protect the West and its allies from future threats from Moscow, urg...

EXPLAINER: What's next for N. Ireland after Sinn Fein wins?

LONDON (AP) — The election of Sinn Fein as the biggest party in Northern Ireland’s Assembly is a historic moment -- the first time an Irish nationalist party, rather than a British unionist one, has t...

Aid workers prep stretchers, toys for Mariupol evacuees

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Aid workers prepared hot food, wheelchairs and toys Tuesday for civilians slowly making their way to relative safety from the pulverized remnants of a steel plant in the c...

A chilling Russian cyber aim in Ukraine: Digital dossiers

BOSTON (AP) — Russia's relentless digital assaults on Ukraine may have caused less damage than many anticipated. But most of its hacking is focused on a different goal that gets less attention but h...

France’s two presidential contenders: Who’s proposing what

PARIS (AP) — It’s crunch time for voters in France as incumbent President Emmanuel Macron, a centrist, is meeting far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen of the National Rally at the ballot box for Sunday...

Arizona Supreme Court reinstates massive income tax cuts

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov. D...

Far-right Le Pen campaigns as French 'voice of the people'

VERNON, France (AP) — Far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Tuesday described France as a nation that would put its people’s voices at the center of the political process if she is elected president in 12...

Mexicans vote on recall of president, an effort he asked for

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the first time in history, Mexicans will vote Sunday on whether their president should finish out the rest of his term. It has been a bizarre journey to this v...

Ukraine insists on territorial integrity as talks loom

LVIV, Ukraine, March 28 (Reuters) - With peace talks between Russia and Ukraine set to take place in Turkey this week, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy insisted on the territorial integrity of ...

Ukraine willing to be neutral, says Russia wants to split nation

LVIV, Ukraine, March 27 (Reuters) - Ukraine is willing to become neutral and compromise over the status of the eastern Donbass region as part of a peace deal, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sun...

Taiwan Legislature approves lowering of voting age to 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Friday (March 25) approved the lowering of the voting age to 18, but the necessary constitutional amendment will still need to be submitted to a re...