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FILE -- In this Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019, file photo Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks during an interview in Stockton, Calif. Mayors across the country are committing to give cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it. It's part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income as a way to combat poverty and systemic racism. Tubbs, launched one of the country's first guaranteed income programs last year with the help of private donations. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Mayors vow to launch guaranteed income programs across US

Sep. 16, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A growing number of mayors across the country support giving cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it — part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income to combat poverty and systemic racism. Mayors in at least 25 cities...

In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, Robert Hadden appears in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York. Hadden, a former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing more than two dozen patients, including children and the wife of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, is now facing federal charges. (Alec Tabak via AP)

NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

Sep. 9, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing dozens of patients, including the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, was charged Wednesday with attacking girls and women for nearly two decades using the cover of medical examinations. Prosecutors...

Doctor accused of molesting patients, including the wife of ex-presidential candidate Andrew Yang, faces federal charges

Sep. 9, 2020 10:45 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Doctor accused of molesting patients, including the wife of ex-presidential candidate Andrew Yang, faces federal charges.

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 2, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: COVID takes heavy toll on Pa. kids Erie Times-News Sept. 1 Medical treatment for child abuse injuries has spiked during pandemic. We talk about the damage wrought by COVID-19 in terms of lives and jobs lost. But as USA...

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Republicans keep getting Harris' name wrong, and Democrats say it's not a slip-up. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have both mispronounced the Democratic vice presidential candidate's first name in recent days. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Democrats see racism in GOP mispronunciations of 'Kamala'

Aug. 22, 2020 9:53 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bantering during the final night of the Democratic National Convention, actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang repeatedly got the name of “our current vice president" wrong. Was it “Mika Pints?” or “Paints?” Or maybe...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, with Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., raise their arms up as fireworks go off in the background during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Looking on are Jill Biden, far left, and Harris' husband Doug Emhoff, far right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden vows to defeat Trump, end US 'season of darkness'

Aug. 21, 2020 1:32 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with a vow to be a unifying “ally of the light” who would move an America in crisis past the chaos of President Donald Trump’s tenure. In his strongest remarks of the campaign, Biden spoke...

People watch Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speak at a watch party for the Democratic National Convention at Dunkin' Donuts Park, home of the minor league baseball team the Hartford Yard Goats, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The Latest: Biden vows to unite an America mired in crises

Aug. 20, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

Joe Biden is vowing to unite an America torn by crisis and contempt. Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, achieving a pinnacle in an unfinished quest that has spanned three decades and been marred by personal tragedy, political stumbles and more dynamic rivals. The past hurdles fell...

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks during the Democratic National Convention, as seen on a screen at a drive-in watch party for the convention at Suffolk Downs, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

WHAT TO WATCH: Joe Biden's big moment at the DNC

Aug. 20, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Party luminaries, rising stars, former presidents and presidential contenders have been making a pitch for Joe Biden over three days of an atypical convention. Now the presidential nominee will make his case himself. Biden will speak Thursday night from Wilmington, Delaware, as...

In this image from video, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., delivers a nominating speech during the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)

Progressives irked by spotlight on GOP at Dem convention

Aug. 19, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly three minutes at this week's Democratic National Convention, Cindy McCain recounted Joe Biden's friendship with her late husband, John McCain, the Arizona senator and former Republican presidential candidate. Colin Powell, President George W. Bush's secretary of state, praised...

In this image from video, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)

The Latest: Michelle Obama says vote like lives depend on it

Aug. 17, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

Michelle Obama is warning Americans to “vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it” during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. In remarks that capped off Monday night's event, Mrs. Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Trump presidency, telling viewers that he “has had more...