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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...

Taylor Decker lets off steam after return to Lions lineup

Nov. 15, 2021 17:29 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions tackle Taylor Decker was glad to have gotten back into an NFL game on Sunday. That didn’t mean he was in a great mood on Monday, a day after the Lions finally didn't lose. They moved to 0-8-1 with a 16-16 tie against the Pittsburgh...

Alford running for Missouri's 4th District seat

Oct. 27, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City-area news anchor Mark Alford is running as a Republican for Missouri's 4th District congressional seat, he announced Wednesday on KCMO Talk Radio. Alford joins a crowded race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who...

Faulconer ponders future after drubbing in California recall

Sep. 15, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Faulconer said his failed campaign to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom was only his first round and that he would discuss next steps with family and supporters, but his drubbing in the recall contest casts serious doubt on the appeal of a moderate Republican in an...

5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall

Sep. 15, 2021 08:08 AM EDT

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. Five takeaways from Newsom's victory: ...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

Sep. 14, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California recall election that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office wraps up Tuesday. Just over 8.5 million mail-in ballots — the form of voting most Californians use — were returned prior to Election Day out of 22 million sent to...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

Sep. 13, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California recall election that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office wraps up Tuesday. Nearly 8 million mail-in ballots — the form of voting most Californians use — already have been returned out of 22 million sent to registered voters....

California voters: Less Republican and white than in 2003

Sep. 12, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It's a familiar refrain among California's recall watchers: 2021 is not 2003. Yes, the state again is in the middle of a recall election that could remove the Democratic governor from office. But today's California electorate looks far...

Can Larry Elder build 'movement' from California recall?

Sep. 09, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In two months, Larry Elder went from conservative talk radio host to leader of the Republican field in the California recall election that could remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, drawing national headlines, attracting enthusiastic fans to his rallies and...

Newsom's nightmare: How one November day fueled the recall

Sep. 08, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a single day last November, two events helped set the course for just the second recall election against a governor in California history: Gov. Gavin Newsom dined with 11 friends and lobbyists at one of the country’s most expensive restaurants as he pleaded...