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AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Michigan's presidential primary

Feb. 23, 2024 14:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump look to repeat their past Michigan primary victories on Tuesday, when they each face opponents who haven’t yet won a contest this year but also show no indication of dropping out. Biden is fending off a...

Even voters in independent-minded Maine are taking sides in a polarized nation

Feb. 15, 2024 00:19 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine's long-cherished reputation for political independence is being threatened by the nation's polarized politics, with more and more of its voters feeling pressured to take sides. The shift, reflected in new voter registration numbers and an...

Senators approve an Asia veteran as No. 2 diplomat, underscoring US efforts to keep focus on China

Feb. 06, 2024 17:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Tuesday confirmed a veteran of U.S.-Asian engagement and security as the State Department's second-ranking diplomat, in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote. The approval of President Joe Biden's nomination of Kurt Campbell as deputy secretary of state...

Haley insists she's staying in the GOP race. Here's how that could cause problems for Trump

Feb. 02, 2024 11:04 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For months, the underdog in the presidential primary refused to concede defeat. He fought hard in state after state, even as the front-runner amassed a delegate advantage that would be virtually impossible to overcome. The extended feud between Bernie Sanders...

Small farmers hit by extreme weather could get assistance from proposed insurance program

Jan. 26, 2024 17:52 PM EST

MIDDLESEX, Vt. (AP) — Since catastrophic flooding hit Vermont in July and waterlogged crops, some farmers are trying to figure out how to get through the next season. Water washed away seeds planted in the summer at Bear Roots Farm, which grows about 20 acres (8 hectares) of mostly...

Voter turnout in 2024 New Hampshire GOP primary eclipses record

Jan. 24, 2024 14:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More people cast votes in Tuesday’s contest between former President Donald Trump and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley than in any previous presidential primary of either party in New Hampshire’s history. As of the latest vote tally on Wednesday afternoon,...

Live updates | Haley campaigns in South Carolina after losing to Trump in the New Hampshire primary

Jan. 24, 2024 13:15 PM EST

Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire Republican primary, while President Joe Biden prevailed on the Democratic side as a write-in candidate. Trump’s sole GOP opponent, Nikki Haley, says the race is far from over. What to know Trump wins GOP primary as...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 23, 2024 20:56 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 21 The Washington Post on SCOTUS, “Chevron deference” To hear some describe the stakes, a pair of cases argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday could create a watershed moment...

Live updates | US-owned ship attacked near Yemen, medicine for Israeli hostages enters Gaza

Jan. 17, 2024 21:29 PM EST

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched a bomb-carrying drone into a U.S.-owned ship on Wednesday, officials said, the second such attack in recent days targeting vessels directly linked to America after U.S.-led strikes against the Houthis in recent days. The U.S. military launched another wave of ship-...

Live updates | Israeli hostages to get medicine delivery, and US bombs Yemen again

Jan. 16, 2024 21:08 PM EST

Qatar and France said Tuesday they have mediated a deal between Israel and Hamas to allow the delivery of medications to around 45 of the more than 100 Israeli hostages held captive in Gaza. This marks the first agreement between the warring sides since a weeklong cease-fire collapsed in late...