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Debating over debates: Campaign tradition faces skepticism

Sep. 10, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Under pressure from his Republican rival, Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman said this week he would participate in one debate before the November election. In Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel...

Today in History: September 2, Japan surrenders

Sep. 02, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2022. There are 120 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War...

Education leader's race raises qualification questions in SC

Jun. 30, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Republican think tank CEO who opposes critical race theory and supports giving children public money for private school scholarships appears to be a heavy favorite to be elected the new schools leader in conservative South Carolina this fall. But Ellen...