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Jobs are make-or-break argument for Biden in climate plan

Apr. 23, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden's climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at a virtual summit of world leaders. The closing day of the two-day...

Today in History

Apr. 23, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 23, the 113th day of 2021. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 23, 1969, Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Sen....

Biden taps Montana environmentalist for US public lands boss

Apr. 22, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a longtime environmental advocate and Democratic aide to oversee the vast expanses of federally owned land in Western states — the latest political appointment raising concerns among Republicans as Biden moves to curtail energy...

Nevada: GOP filed baseless election fraud allegations

Apr. 22, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Wednesday that her office reviewed election fraud allegations that state Republican Party leaders delivered to her office in March and found that some allegations were already under investigation, while the vast...

Georgia university regents pause search for new chancellor

Apr. 22, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The regents who oversee Georgia's 26 universities and colleges said Thursday that they are pausing a search for a new leader, making it likely that the system will choose an interim leader if outgoing Chancellor Steve Wrigley retires on time at the end of June. ...

Idaho House passes 'nondiscrimination' education bill

Apr. 22, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House on Thursday approved legislation aimed at preventing public and charter schools and universities from teaching critical race theory, which examines the ways in which race and racism influence American politics, culture and the law. ...

Democrats sue to block "audit" of 2020 Arizona election

Apr. 22, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Democratic Party and the sole Democrat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block the Arizona Senate's ballot recount and audit of the county's 2020 election. The last-ditch...

Senate OKs bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans

Apr. 22, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would help combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, a bipartisan denunciation of such violence during the coronavirus pandemic and a modest step toward legislating in a chamber...

House seat numbers can't be released before next week

Apr. 22, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

The numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets can’t be released before next Monday, according to an agreement that settles litigation between the U.S. Census Bureau and a coalition of local governments and civil rights groups. The agreement...

Arizona election bill dies amid Republican infighting

Apr. 22, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate on Thursday voted down an election bill that critics deride as an attempt at voter suppression because of infighting among Republicans. But the measure could come back at a later date. The measure would purge inconsistent voters from...