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Trump-friendly panel shapes Georgia's election rules at long, often chaotic meetings

Jul. 25, 2024 01:14 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia State Election Board, which once toiled in relative obscurity, now hosts raucous meetings where public comment spans several hours and attendees regularly heckle its members. The shift highlights how election administration has become increasingly...

Secret DEA files show agents joked about rape in WhatsApp chat. Then one of them was accused of it.

Jul. 25, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In a WhatsApp chat that quickly devolved into depravity, a group of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents boasted about their “world debauchery tour” of “boozing and whoring” on the government’s dime. They swapped lurid images of their latest sexual conquests. And at...

Harris plans to continue to build presidential momentum in speech to teachers union

Jul. 25, 2024 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is slated to continue her days-old presidential push by speaking Thursday to the American Federation of Teachers, the first labor union to formally endorse her candidacy. Having emerged as the likely Democratic nominee after President Joe...

Netanyahu to meet with Harris and Biden at crucial moment for US and Israel

Jul. 25, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to make a long-awaited White House visit Thursday to meet with President Joe Biden and likely Democratic nominee Vice President Kamala Harris at an important moment for all three politicians. Netanyahu's White House...

Appeals judges rule against fund used to provide phone services for rural and low-income people

Jul. 24, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Calling it a “misbegotten tax,” a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Wednesday that a method the Federal Communications Commission uses to fund telephone service for rural and low-income people and broadband services for schools and libraries is unconstitutional. ...

House votes to form task force to investigate shooting at Trump rally, recommend legislative fixes

Jul. 24, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to form a task force to investigate the security failures surrounding the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump on July 13. The vote underscores the bipartisan outrage over the shooting at a campaign rally in Butler,...

Biden delivers solemn call to defend democracy as he lays out his reasons for quitting race

Jul. 24, 2024 22:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday delivered a solemn call to voters to defend the country's democracy as he laid out in an Oval Office address his decision to drop his bid for reelection and throw his support behind Vice President Kamala Harris. Insisting that...

Biden's speech: Warnings about Trump without naming him, a hefty to-do list, and a power handoff

Jul. 24, 2024 21:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden delivered a solemn Oval Office address Wednesday that laid out in the clearest terms yet why he abandoned his reelection campaign. He wanted to send an unmistakable warning about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump while anointing...

Harris asks for 2024 support from women of color during an address at a historically Black sorority

Jul. 24, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris told members of the historically Black sorority Zeta Phi Beta on Wednesday that “we are not playing around” and asked for their help in electing her president in November. “In this moment, I believe we face a choice between two...

House votes to form a bipartisan task force to investigate the assassination attempt against Donald Trump

Jul. 24, 2024 21:39 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to form a bipartisan task force to investigate the assassination attempt against Donald Trump.