Voter advocates hoping to stave off intimidation at polls

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Voting rights advocates and state officials are on high alert over fears that U.S. polling stations could attract the same strain of partisan violence and civil unrest that erupted...

Attack, then pandemic: Pittsburgh Jewish congregations cope

Two years ago, the three congregations sharing space at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue relocated after an anti-Semitic gunman killed 11 worshippers. Last March, the congregations dispersed from t...

Guinean president wins a 3rd term, electoral commission says

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s President Alpha Conde has won a third term with 59.49% of the vote, the National Independent Electoral Commission declared Saturday. Some people went ...

Official: Roadside bomb killed 9 in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed nine people in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, after it struck a minivan full of civilians, a local official said. Ghazni province p...

Several killed in suicide bombing at Kabul education center

A suicide bombing killed at least 13 people and injured more than 30 outside an education center in the Afghan capital Kabul Saturday. Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said the explosion occur...

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's top priorities on immigration if he wins a second term would be to use agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around t...

Film depicts Black Lives Matter, Me Too as new feminist wave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary genre’s power of immediacy is evident in “Not Done: Women Remaking America," which includes the still-unfolding possibility of the first Black female vice president ...

Indiana girl, 8, critical after shot while doing homework

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — An 8-year-old Northwest Indiana girl was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head by stray gunfire while seated on a living room floor doing homework, ...

Judge slashes bond for man linked to plot to kidnap Whitmer

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday slashed bond from $10 million to $100,000 for a man accused of assisting in a scheme to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and commit other violence against ...

Tanzania confirms 1st attack by Mozambique-based extremists

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — For the first time, Tanzania’s government has acknowledged an attack inside the country by Islamic extremists based in neighboring Mozambique. The attack clai...

Group demands release of person who reported Afghan strike

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A prominent rights group Friday demanded the release of a person detained by the government for allegedly providing information to media outlets about an army airstrike this ...

Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Danish aid workers stationed in the Balkans say dozens of migrants have alleged they were brutalized by Croatian law-enforcement officers when they tried to cross i...

Turning point in Thailand: Queen's brush with protest

A defining moment in Thailand’s growing protest movement started with the unannounced arrival of a champagne-colored Rolls Royce stretch limousine on a Bangkok street. When Queen Suthida&rsqu...

Another body found in search for Tulsa race massacre victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims on Thursday revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery before coming to an end, Oklahoma's ...

Police say BB gun shots fired at opponent of Pence's brother

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Black woman who says she has received numerous racist and threatening messages as an Indiana congressional candidate against Vice President Mike Pence’s brother was unintentional...