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Today in History

Oct. 15, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 15, the 289th day of 2020. There are 77 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1976, in the first debate of its kind between vice-presidential nominees, Democrat Walter F. Mondale and Republican Bob Dole faced off in Houston. On this...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., walk together to speak to the media at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden, Harris dodge questions about Supreme Court expansion

Oct. 9, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — There are few topics that Joe Biden isn't willing to opine on — except the Supreme Court. The Democratic presidential nominee and his running mate, Kamala Harris, are refusing demands from Republicans — and some fellow Democrats — to say whether they would seek to expand...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stops to speak to members of the media as he walks out of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, after pre-taping his speech for the Al Smith dinner. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump, Biden appeal to Catholics at virtual charity dinner

Oct. 1, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to the nation's Roman Catholic voters on Thursday during a charity dinner that traditionally has been used to promote collegiality and good humor. But in the face of a pandemic and economic woes for millions of Americans,...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen prepares to speak at the Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention in Washington. Larsen is one of the women on Donald Trump’s short list to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

'Justice Joan' Larsen emerges as finalist for Supreme Court

Sep. 22, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of the women on Donald Trump’s short list to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court got her first taste of politics as a college student stuffing envelopes for Democrat Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential run. But, by 1996, Joan L. Larsen was volunteering...

Barbara Bollier, left, the Democratic nominee for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, socially distanced reporters outside an elementary school speaks in Manhattan, Kan., on Aug. 14, 2020. Bollier argues that states and local communities need additional aid to deal with problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Ex-US Sen. Kassebaum backs Democrat in Senate race in Kansas

Sep. 17, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum has broken again with fellow Kansas Republicans to support Democrat Barbara Bollier for the seat Kassebaum once held. Kassebaum said in a statement Thursday that Bollier shares her belief in working with members of both parties and Bollier's election...

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Minden-Tahoe Airport in Minden, Nev., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of falsehoods, Biden missteps

Sep. 14, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing defense on his handling of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is letting the falsehoods fly. Over the weekend, he railed against cases of voting fraud that didn’t exist, asserted that COVID-19 was “rounding a corner” despite what his top health advisers...

Experts seek blood samples to identify Kosovo war missing

Aug. 30, 2020 9:35 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union's mission in Kosovo on Sunday called on ethnic Albanians in the country to give blood samples to help identify the remains of people missing for more than two decades since they were taken away by Serb police and paramilitary forces. The EU Rule of Law Mission, or...