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A demonstrator supporting Julian Assange wears a mask and chains outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Assange is scheduled to be presented before the court by videolink, for a case management hearing ahead of his full extradition trial which begins on Feb. 24. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

Feb. 23, 2020 9:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. A judge at Woolwich Crown Court will begin hearing arguments from...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, waves his hand during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP)

Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Feb. 23, 2020 1:44 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner but escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. As Sanders celebrated Saturday night, Joe Biden...

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., cheer as they watch results of the Nevada Cacus during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sanders on top: Key takeaways from the Nevada caucuses

Feb. 23, 2020 1:34 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses, heartening his supporters and stoking alarm among moderates who fear he is too liberal and would lose to President Donald Trump. Takeaways from the Nevada caucuses: SANDERS' PRESIDENTIAL BID GETS ROCKET FUEL Sanders'...

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves as she finishes speaking during a campaign event Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The Latest: Warren thanks Nevada for keeping her in fight

Feb. 23, 2020 12:57 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Elizabeth Warren is thanking Nevada voters for keeping her campaign in the fight. She was addressing over 2,000 people at a campaign event in Seattle. She told the crowd at the Seattle Center Armory she believes...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Analysis: Sanders' path has echoes of Trump's 2016 campaign

Feb. 23, 2020 12:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burn-it-down candidate is topping a splintered field of more moderate contenders and setting the party’s establishment wing on edge. It’s how Donald Trump began his unlikely march to the Republican nomination in 2016. And four years later, it’s how Sen. Bernie...

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves to an overflow crowd before addressing a larger rally during a campaign event Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Warren rallies packed Seattle crowd, slams Bloomberg

Feb. 22, 2020 11:24 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren rallied a rowdy crowd in Seattle Saturday night as ballots for Washington state's March 10 presidential primary began arriving in mailboxes of the state’s nearly 4.5 million voters. “I’m not in this fight to talk about...

Caucus-goers listen to a precinct leader at a caucus location at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Nevada Democrats skirt chaos that plagued Iowa caucuses

Feb. 22, 2020 10:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After the chaos of the Iowa caucuses, Democrats were desperate to avoid another fiasco in Nevada. And early indications Saturday were that they succeeded. Enough preliminary results came in to allow The Associated Press and other news organizations to declare Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont...

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status

Feb. 22, 2020 7:48 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status.
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020, file photo sign in on tablet computers at an early voting location in the Chinatown Plaza, in Las Vegas. Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather across the Silver State on Saturday to make their presidential preferences known. Iowa's process cratered this month following a rushed effort by state Democrats to deploy a mobile app for caucus volunteers to report results. Democrats in Nevada were going to use the same app developer as Iowa did, but quickly sidelined those plans. They will still be relying to some extent on technology to assist in counting and reporting results, though, and like Iowa, they will have paper backups. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Looking to Nevada, will Dems avoid mistakes of Iowa?

Feb. 22, 2020 4:15 PM EST

Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather across the Silver State on Saturday to make their presidential preferences known. Iowa's process cratered this month following a rushed effort by state Democrats to deploy a mobile app for caucus...

Kate Stanley, interim chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, poses for a photo in Honolulu on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Democratic Party of Hawaii members can use mail-in ballots to select their choice for presidential nominee this year to avoid the long lines of past party caucuses. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Hawaii Democrats can vote by mail for presidential nominee

Feb. 22, 2020 3:10 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Democratic Party of Hawaii members can use mail-in ballots to select their choice for presidential nominee this year to avoid the long lines of past party caucuses. The party plans to mail ballots to registered Democrats during the first week of March. Democrats may instead vote in person...