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  • Gender gap among Latino voters seen in some families

    PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Gonzales promised his wife he wouldn’t vote for Donald Trump in 2016. But the 60-year-old salesman in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa voted for him anyway and said he plans to do it again next week. Gonzales said he’s drawn to what he sees as Trump’s alignment with Christian values and […]
  • Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

    Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures were higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in U.S. markets followed broad declines in Europe, where the French president announced tough measures to slow the virus’ spread and German officials agreed to impose a four-week partial lockdown. So […]
  • Philly shooting brings policing, racism back into campaign

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fatal shooting of another Black man on America’s streets by police — with subsequent unrest — has brought the fraught issues of policing and racism in the nation back to the fore of the presidential election in its closing days. Philadelphia police say Walter Wallace Jr., 27, was shot earlier this […]
  • Philly shooting brings policing, racism back into campaign

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fatal shooting of another Black man on America’s streets by police — with subsequent unrest — has brought the fraught issues of policing and racism in the nation back to the fore of the presidential election in its closing days. Philadelphia police say Walter Wallace Jr., 27, was shot earlier this […]
  • Trump, Biden to appeal to last-minute voters in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican’s pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day. More than 73 million Americans have already voted, absentee […]
  • Trump, Biden to appeal to last-minute voters in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican’s pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day. More than 73 million Americans have already voted, absentee […]
  • Taking a stand has new meaning in heavily litigated election

    In the most litigious presidential election in memory, court fights are even happening over where poll watchers may stand as the votes as tallied. Lawsuits by the hundreds already have been filed — with the prospect of many more before and after Tuesday’s voting — as both Democrats and Republicans try to settle in court […]
  • Taking a stand has new meaning in heavily litigated election

    In the most litigious presidential election in memory, court fights are even happening over where poll watchers may stand as the votes as tallied. Lawsuits by the hundreds already have been filed — with the prospect of many more before and after Tuesday’s voting — as both Democrats and Republicans try to settle in court […]
  • Letters, texts, caravans, parades: Advocates mobilize voters

    Sometimes her hand hurt, but Nancy Gehman kept writing. Every evening from July until mid-October, the 85-year-old retiree sat with a gel pen, writing notes imploring fellow Americans to find a way to vote. Then she mailed them: All 1,260 letters. “It was comforting to know that I was doing something productive,” she says. Gehman, […]
  • Letters, texts, caravans, parades: Advocates mobilize voters

    Sometimes her hand hurt, but Nancy Gehman kept writing. Every evening from July until mid-October, the 85-year-old retiree sat with a gel pen, writing notes imploring fellow Americans to find a way to vote. Then she mailed them: All 1,260 letters. “It was comforting to know that I was doing something productive,” she says. Gehman, […]
  • Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The suburbs wouldn’t be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist. Even America’s older adults would be left to figure out how to get by without heat, air conditioning or electricity. This is the apocalyptic version of American life that […]
  • Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The suburbs wouldn’t be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist. Even America’s older adults would be left to figure out how to get by without heat, air conditioning or electricity. This is the apocalyptic version of American life that […]
  • Pompeo, in Indonesia, renews China attacks as US vote looms

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed the Trump administration’s rhetorical onslaught against China in Indonesia on Thursday as the American presidential election looms. With China a central theme in President Donald Trump’s campaign to win a second term in just five days time, Pompeo took aim at Chinese aggressiveness in […]
  • Pompeo, in Indonesia, renews China attacks as US vote looms

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed the Trump administration’s rhetorical onslaught against China in Indonesia on Thursday as the American presidential election looms. With China a central theme in President Donald Trump’s campaign to win a second term in just five days time, Pompeo took aim at Chinese aggressiveness in […]
  • Collins, Gideon clash in final debate before Election Day

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Wednesday night over attack ads, health care and the judiciary in their final debate before Election Day. Gideon, speaker of the Maine House, sought repeatedly to link Collins with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump, urging Mainers […]
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