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Trump pushes Arizona lawmakers to 'remedy' state abortion ruling that he says 'went too far'

Apr. 12, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump urged Arizona lawmakers on Friday to swiftly “remedy” the state Supreme Court ruling allowing prosecutors to enforce a near—total abortion ban that he declared anew “went too far.” Trump has repeatedly expressed pride in...

Muslim leaders are 'out of words' as they tire of the White House outreach on the war in Gaza

Apr. 12, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama Siblani was sipping his morning coffee at the office when his phone buzzed with a message from one of President Joe Biden's advisers. As publisher of the Arab American News in Dearborn, Michigan, Siblani serves as an occasional sounding board, and the White House wanted to...

Jill Biden calls Trump a 'bully' who is 'dangerous' to LGBTQ people

Apr. 12, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden rallied LGBTQ voters for President Joe Biden 's reelection campaign on Friday, calling likely rival Donald Trump a “bully” who is “dangerous” to their community and urging its members to “fight like hell” to keep the Republican from defeating her husband...

The Biden administration will require thousands more gun dealers to run background checks on buyers

Apr. 11, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands more firearms dealers across the United States will have to run background checks on buyers at gun shows or other places outside brick-and-mortar stores, according to a Biden administration rule that will soon go into effect. The rule aims to close a...

Biden will give a live virtual address at Sharpton's annual civil rights conference

Apr. 11, 2024 14:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to give a live virtual keynote address to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s racial justice conference in New York on Friday, organizers said. Biden, who is ramping up his Democratic reelection pitch to Black voters ahead of a rematch with...

The Latest | Blinken says Israel hasn't told US of any specific date for Rafah ground invasion

Apr. 09, 2024 21:08 PM EDT

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said Israel has not apprised the U.S. of any specific date for the start of a major offensive into the southern Gaza city of Rafah, but added that American and Israeli officials remained in contact to try to ensure that “any kind of major military...

Donald Trump is demanding a new judge just days before the start of his hush-money criminal trial

Apr. 06, 2024 01:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is demanding a new judge just days before his hush-money criminal trial is set to begin, rehashing longstanding grievances with the current judge in a long-shot, eleventh-hour bid to disrupt and delay the case. Trump's lawyers —...

EPA awards $20 billion in green bank grants for clean energy projects nationwide

Apr. 04, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday awarded $20 billion in federal green bank grants to eight community development banks and nonprofit organizations to use on projects combating climate change in disadvantaged communities and helping Americans save money and reduce...

Biden faces protest over his support for Israel during White House meeting

Apr. 03, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has faced protests over the conflict in Gaza all over the country, but this week he confronted one inside the White House itself. The occasion was a private meeting on Tuesday where Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and national security...

Democrats hope Biden could get a boost from down-ballot races under Wisconsin's new legislative map

Mar. 31, 2024 09:30 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's presidential primary Tuesday clears the way for a general election campaign that Democrats see as an opportunity unlike any in recent state history. New legislative districts adopted last month erase Republican advantages that gave the GOP...