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FILE- In this Friday June 27, 2014 file photo, thousands of exiled Iranians gathered in Villepinte, north of Paris, to listen to the speech of Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran. Four people are going on trial in the Belgian city of Antwerp on Friday Nov. 27, 2020, accused of planning to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition supporters. The plot was thwarted by a cross-border intelligence operation that led to the arrest of a couple in Brussels. (AP Photo/Rermy de la Mauviniere, File)

Iran diplomat on trial over plot to bomb opponents in France

Nov. 25, 2020 7:36 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The bomb was meant to explode in a Paris suburb during a huge rally being held by an exiled Iranian opposition group. It could have caused carnage. Instead, the explosion ripped apart the robot that army specialists were using to defuse the bomb after it was found in the car of a couple...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden speaks The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. Biden says he wants to “restore the soul of America.” But first the president-elect will need to fix a broken Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

What mandate? Biden's agenda faces a divided Congress

Nov. 15, 2020 7:49 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. Biden is rushing headlong into a legislative branch ground down by partisanship, name-calling and, now, a refusal by some to acknowledge his win over...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 file photo, Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, making history as the first pontiff to do so. Listening behind the pope are Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. President-elect Joe Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke to Pope Francis on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, despite President Donald Trump refusing to concede. Trump claims — without evidence — that the election was stolen from him through massive but unspecified acts of fraud. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Vatican calling: Pope congratulates Joe Biden on election

Nov. 13, 2020 9:36 AM EST

It’s not exactly divine intervention, but even the pope considers the U.S. presidential race over. President-elect Joe Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke to Pope Francis on Thursday, despite President Donald Trump refusing to concede. Trump claims — without evidence — that the election...

A collection of books about President Donald Trump, from left,

Trump books will continue after Trump leaves office

Nov. 9, 2020 9:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of publishing's most thriving genres of the past four years, books about President Donald Trump, is not going to end when he leaves office. In 2021 and beyond, look for waves of releases about the Trump administration and about the president's loss to Democratic candidate Joe Biden....

In this Nov. 2, 2020, photo, Stacey Abrams speaks to supporters as they wait for former President Barack Obama to arrive and speak at a rally as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Stacey Abrams credited for boosting Democrats in Georgia

Nov. 8, 2020 1:24 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams spent years working to convince political power players that Georgia is a genuine two-party battleground, a Deep South state where the left could compete if it organized Black voters, other sporadic voters and stopped apologizing for being Democrats. She was right....

Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., speaks to Biden supporters as they wait for former President Barack Obama to arrive and speak at a rally as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

McBath defeats GOP’s Handel in rematch in Atlanta suburbs

Nov. 4, 2020 1:59 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats will hold the seat they gained in Atlanta's northern suburbs two years ago, while results remain too soon to call in a second seat where they hope to make further inroads into what was once solidly Republican territory. First-term incumbent Lucy McBath won reelection in the 6th...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, front, interacts with staff members as they follow the election from Ohio's election command center Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

President Donald Trump takes bellwether Ohio again

Nov. 4, 2020 1:22 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump has again won Ohio, a traditional bellwether for the nation. Democrat Joe Biden mounted a vigorous challenge to Trump for the state’s 18 electoral votes, but fell short. Meanwhile, the state's U.S. House incumbents again swept to victory in...

U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, shown in a Thursday Dec. 12, 2019 file photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, is seeking re-election in suburban Atlanta’s 6th Congressional District. She debated Tuesday with her general election opponent, Republican Karen Handel, who McBath narrowly beat in 2018 to claim the seat in an affluent district that includes parts of Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb counties. (Alex Edelman/Pool via AP)

Georgia's McBath seeks 2nd win in once-famed GOP district

Oct. 15, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Karen Handel is looking for Republicans to mobilize in Georgia's 6th District, once an incubator of high-profile Republicans. But Democrat Lucy McBath, who unseated Handel in 2018, is trying to show that Atlanta's wealthiest suburbs have changed. The rematch in the district, covering parts...

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at Carpenters Local Union 1912 in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, to kick off a small business bus tour. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign

Oct. 13, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Grasping for a comeback, President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are intensifying their focus not on Democratic nominee Joe Biden, but on his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris — arguing without evidence that it’s Harris, the first Black woman on a major party...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2020, file photo an American flag files atop the White House after President Donald Trump arrived from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center via Marine One in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Trump's task: Resetting campaign that GOP fears is slipping

Oct. 12, 2020 4:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is running out of time to recover from a series of self-inflicted setbacks that have rattled his base of support and triggered alarm among Republicans who fear the White House is on the verge of being lost to Democrat Joe Biden. The one-two punch of Trump’s...