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In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange traders gather at a post on the NYSE trading floor during the direct listing of Asana, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Wall Street is rallying Wednesday with rising hope that Washington may break through its partisanship to deliver more aid for the economy. (Courtney Crow/New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Stocks rise amid stimulus hope, still on pace for Sept. loss

Sep. 30, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is rallying Wednesday with rising hope that Washington may break through its partisanship to deliver more aid for the economy. The S&P 500 was up 1.6% in afternoon trading, though it's still on pace to close out its first monthly loss since March. After setting a record...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 30, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Sept. 30 The Palm Beach Post on a proposed law that would make property damage or injury as a result of protests a felony: Gov. Ron DeSantis is treading dangerously close to authoritarianism. He should stop —now. Copying whole chapters of President Donald...

9 discarded ballots weren't fraud, state election chief says

Sep. 30, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It appears that an election worker’s decision to throw out nine military ballots in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, amounted to a mistake and not “intentional fraud,” the state’s top elections official said Wednesday. Workers in the elections office in Luzerne...

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

W.Va. official refutes Trump claim about ballot fraud

Sep. 30, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's secretary of state said Wednesday that a postal worker had tried to alter absentee ballot applications, but he refuted President Donald Trump's claim that the employee was “selling ballots." The postal worker, Thomas Cooper, pleaded guilty in July to...

Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police in the rotunda of the state capitol building in Atlanta. The Georgia state lawmaker and nine others arrested while protesting at the state Capitol in the wake of the 2018 midterm elections have filed a lawsuit seeking to prohibit further enforcement of the law cited in their arrest. Williams was among 15 people arrested in November 2018 while calling for uncounted ballots to be tallied. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2020 against a dozen Department of Public Safety officers says the law in question is unconstitutional and overly broad. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)

Lawmaker, others sue over protest arrest after 2018 election

Sep. 30, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

A Georgia state lawmaker and nine others arrested while protesting at the state Capitol in the wake of the 2018 midterm elections have filed a lawsuit seeking to prohibit further enforcement of the law cited in their arrest. Democratic State Sen. Nikema Williams was among 15 people arrested in November 2018 while...

Colorado voters will be able to fix ballot issues via text

Sep. 30, 2020 12:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is testing a texting program that will allow voters to fix any issues with their ballots before the November election. The program is being rolled out statewide by Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold's office, the Denver Post reported Wednesday. Voters can fix issues with...

Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

AP FACT CHECK: False claims swamp first Trump-Biden debate

Sep. 30, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in the pandemic. Biden preached no such thing....

President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

Here's the reality behind Trump's claims about mail voting

Sep. 30, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

President Donald Trump continued his assault on the integrity of the U.S. elections during the first presidential debate Tuesday, spreading falsehoods about the security of voting and misrepresenting issues with mail ballots. In the final segment of the contentious debate between Trump and Democrat Joe Biden,...

President Donald Trump holds up his face mask during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

AP FACT CHECK: False claims flood Trump-Biden debate

Sep. 30, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming that the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in the pandemic. Biden preached no such...

President Donald Trump listens to Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

The Latest: Trump casts election doubts, Biden urges voting

Sep. 29, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are painting a very different picture of the reliability of the upcoming election. Biden urged voters to cast their ballots and not be intimidated by Trump’s...