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A woman holds a sign as she and others protest outside the offices of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in New York. Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a

Jewish leaders call COVID rules 'blatantly anti-Semitic'

Oct. 16, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a recent crackdown on religious gatherings to reduce the state’s coronavirus infection rate. The Manhattan...

During a break between morning church services, Beverly Sides, right, with the Prestonwood Cultural Impact Team shows Suzie Brewer election voter guides for various north Texas counties at Prestonwood Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Plano, Texas. Evangelical churches and their suburban members are a key to President Trump's voter support in Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

White evangelicals hope to keep changing Texas red for Trump

Oct. 13, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

PLANO, Texas (AP) — As parishioners at the evangelical church in the Dallas suburbs gathered for Sunday services, they walked past two tables of voter guides and sample ballots in the lobby, with signs reading: “Your vote. Your voice. Your values.” The message from the pulpit at the 9:30 a.m....