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Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty speaks at a polling place Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Brentwood, Tenn. Hagerty and Dr. Manny Sethi are competing to become the GOP nominee in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Hagerty vs. Bradshaw in race to succeed US Sen. Alexander

Aug. 7, 2020 7:29 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in November will feature a matchup between a Republican candidate endorsed by President Donald Trump and a Black activist who pulled off an astonishing upset victory over the Democratic establishment's choice — with a...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty speaks at a polling place Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Brentwood, Tenn. Hagerty and Dr. Manny Sethi are competing to become the GOP nominee in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Aug. 6, 2020 9:35 PM EDT
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Israel's outgoing ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the central Israeli city of Ra'anana, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Danon affirmed the country’s bond with the Trump administration, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. Danon said he was relieved that the more radical forces in the Democratic Party failed to win the party’s nomination and that Israel could prosper with either Trump or Joe Biden in the White House. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Returning UN envoy: Israel won't suffer for tight Trump ties

Jul. 28, 2020 1:38 PM EDT

RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel's returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country's bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. In his first comprehensive interview...

Trump nominates former SC official for Belize ambassadorship

Jul. 18, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated South Carolina's former lieutenant governor to be the next ambassador to Belize. The White House announced Friday that Andre Bauer's nomination still needs to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate before it's official, news outlets reported. The...

Today in History

Jul. 9, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 9, the 191st day of 2020. There are 175 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 9, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read aloud to Gen. George Washington’s troops in New York. On this date: In 1755, British General Edward...

FILE - In this June 12, 2020, file photo Vice President Mike Pence, waves as he arrives to speak after a tour at Oberg Industries plant in Sarver, Pa. As the public face of the administration's coronavirus response. Vice President Mike Pence has been trying to convince Americans that the country is winning even as cases spike in large parts of the country. For public health experts, that sense of optimism is detached from reality. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

'People aren’t stupid': Pence's virus spin tests credibility

Jul. 4, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has long played the straight man to Donald Trump, translating the president's bombast into more measured, calming language. His job has become even more difficult. As coronavirus cases spike across large parts of the country despite months of lockdown, Pence has...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jun. 24, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ June 21 The Post and Courier on local police reforms: The concept of police officers de-escalating potentially dangerous encounters is relatively new and opposite of what was standard operating procedure for decades: Counter the least resistance with...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jun. 17, 2020 2:28 PM EDT

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ June 16 The Winston-Salem Journal on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling protecting LGBT workers from job discrimination: There was much celebration in the land among people who value equal rights on June 15 after the Supreme Court announced its landmark...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 10, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ June 9 The Orlando Sentinel on requiring authorities to wear body cameras: Imagine the possible outcome if a video recording had not captured Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck. No matter how many eyewitnesses might have...

South Carolina state Rep. Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, smiles after being recognized by Vice President Mike Pence during a speech at the The Citadel, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in  Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard

Republican Mace wins SC primary in flipped 1st District

Jun. 10, 2020 12:12 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State Rep. Nancy Mace won a four-way race for the Republican nomination in South Carolina’s 1st District on Tuesday, advancing to take on surprising 2018 winner Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham in November. Mace avoided the divided and bitter Republican primary that caused a...