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  • The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations’ eyes

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America’s critics have taken note too, using recent months’ demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations’ gathering of world leaders […]
  • The Latest: Barrett believed to have arrived in DC area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the expected nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local): 4:05 p.m. An airplane believed to be carrying likely Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and her family has arrived at Joint Base Andrews. Barrett is expected to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme […]
  • Montana judge extends deadline for returning mailed ballots

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has extended the state’s deadline for returning 2020 general election ballots by mail, saying that uneven U.S. Postal Service delivery times could result in ballots being delayed, unfairly requiring some people to vote earlier than others or requiring voters to risk exposure to COVID-19 to return their ballots […]
  • New trial ordered for NY millionaire in autistic son’s death

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a new trial for a self-made health care millionaire who was convicted six years ago of fatally drugging her 8-year-old autistic son in a luxury New York City hotel room in 2010. Friday’s ruling by Manhattan Federal Magistrate Judge Sarah Cave stems from a 2014 closed […]
  • Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute, an Israeli official said Saturday. The official said Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz will lead the Israeli delegation in talks mediated by the United States. Representatives from the three countries are likely to speak […]
  • Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order. With Israel facing one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, the tough lockdown rules went […]
  • Walker Lake group to take water suit back to federal court

    A water rights case is heading back to federal appeals court to ask whether Nevada can adjust allocated water rights to sustain rivers and lakes long-term.
  • Bavarian leader backs California-style deadline for gas cars

    BERLIN (AP) — The governor of Bavaria, the state that’s home to German automakers BMW and Audi, has backed a deadline for phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles akin to the 2035 date proposed by California. Markus Soeder told a virtual convention of his ruling center-right Christian Social Union party Saturday that he favors “setting an end […]
  • Amy Coney Barrett, likely high court pick, is Scalia’s heir

    CHICAGO (AP) — Although Amy Coney Barrett is the expected replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia. Like Scalia, for whom she once clerked, she is a committed Roman Catholic as well as a firm devotee of his favored […]
  • How Trump, Biden are preparing for first presidential debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate-stage matchup between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast in policy, personality and preparation. Trump has decided to skip any formal preparation. And while Biden’s team believes the significance of the debate may be exaggerated, the Democratic nominee […]