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Bevin looks to overcome battles to win another term

Apr. 20, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Never one to duck controversy, Kentucky's Republican governor has feuded with teachers and insulted judges. He stunned GOP lawmakers recently by vetoing a pension bill counted on by an array of state-funded agencies, provoking a spat with the state Senate's top leader. Just weeks away...

North Carolina Gov. Cooper vetoes 'born-alive' legislation

Apr. 18, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a measure Thursday written by Republicans and backed by social conservatives that addresses a doctor's responsibilities if a later-term abortion results in an infant born alive. Cooper announced his decision two days after the General...

Aid group: Trump's Yemen veto means more death, suffering

Apr. 17, 2019 6:18 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An international charity says President Donald Trump's veto of a congressional resolution to end U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen "will only mean more suffering and death." The Norwegian Refugee Council said Wednesday that if Trump "was truly concerned...

The Latest: Trump vetoes measure on US and Yemen war

Apr. 17, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's veto of a congressional resolution on U.S. involvement in war in Yemen: 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. The veto is just the second in Trump's...

Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

Apr. 17, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. The veto — the second in Trump's presidency — was expected, and Congress lacks the votes to override it. But passing the never-before-used war powers...

North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage

Apr. 16, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature gave final passage Tuesday to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion or face big penalties, a measure opponents deemed legally unnecessary and a threat to abortion providers. House lawmakers...

President Donald Trump vetoes resolution calling on US to withdraw support from Saudi-led war in Yemen

Apr. 16, 2019 7:35 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vetoes resolution calling on US to withdraw support from Saudi-led war in Yemen.

North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill clears Senate

Apr. 15, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion cleared the North Carolina Senate on Monday, handing social conservatives a victory that could ultimately be undone by the Democratic governor. The Republican-drafted...

Correction: Death Penalty-New Hampshire story

Apr. 12, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story April 11 about the New Hampshire Senate voting to repeal the death penalty, The Associated Press reported erroneously how the relatives of murder victims, retired prosecutors and others testified. They testified in favor of the bill, which is against the death penalty, not...

Correction: Abortion-Ohio story

Apr. 11, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story April 10 about an Ohio bill that would ban abortions after the first detectable heartbeat, The Associated Press erroneously reported one of the states that passed similar legislation. It was North Dakota, not North Carolina. A corrected version of the story is below: Bill...