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Uganda's leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine reacts after voting in Kampala, Uganda, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Ugandans are voting in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of Wine from monitoring polling stations.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

'The world is watching': Ugandans vote in tense election

Jan. 14, 2021 11:57 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandans voted Thursday in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate if security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine from monitoring the process. Internet access remained cut off. Long lines of voters...

Cuomo signs facial recognition, voter registration bills

Dec. 22, 2020 4:58 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is set to launch automatic voter registration and prohibit the use of facial recognition in schools under bills the governor signed Tuesday. Lawmakers who have largely met virtually this year passed those bills this summer. Several bills that lawmakers have passed are still in...