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Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire, and Catherine Lucey | Oct 18
Trump has often appeared comfortable downplaying concerns about rights abuses and dismissing the importance of U.S. moral leadership.

Democrats' Not-So-Secret Plan to Fight Midterm Malaise

Democrats' Not-So-Secret Plan to Fight Midterm Malaise

By Juana Summers | Oct 18
It's all part of an effort to avoid the disappointment of previous elections when low turnout dashed high expectations.

Claims of Voter Suppression and 'Illegals' in Georgia

Claims of Voter Suppression and 'Illegals' in Georgia

By Ben Nadler | Oct 18
Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican nominee, says Democrat Stacey Abrams and liberal allies are fighting for immigrants without legal status to cast ballots in the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

Minnesota House Hopeful Calls Marriage, Fraud Claims 'Lies'

Minnesota House Hopeful Calls Marriage, Fraud Claims 'Lies'

By Amy Forliti | Oct 18
A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress who is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to the U.S. House has denounced claims that she married her brother and committed immigration fraud as "disgusting lies."

Trump Tells AP He Won't Accept Blame If GOP Loses House

Trump Tells AP He Won't Accept Blame If GOP Loses House

By Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire, and Zeke Miller | Oct 17
Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November.

Changing Orange County, California, Gives Democrats Hope

Changing Orange County, California, Gives Democrats Hope

Oct 17
For decades, the county southeast of Los Angeles represented an archetype of middle-class America, a place whose name evoked a "Brady Bunch" conformity - but sifting demographics have emboldened Democrats.

Analysis: Trump's Saudi Bet Has Become Much Riskier

Analysis: Trump's Saudi Bet Has Become Much Riskier

By Matthew Lee | Oct 17
President Donald Trump put a big and risky bet on Saudi Arabia and its 33-year-old crown prince. It's now become much riskier.

AP FACT CHECK: Anti-Polis Attack Ad Omits Key Details

AP FACT CHECK: Anti-Polis Attack Ad Omits Key Details

Oct 17
A pro-Republican independent expenditure committee says in a TV ad that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, Colorado's Democratic candidate for governor, had a restraining order placed against him then got "big gun lawyers" to blame the woman.

Marijuana Legalization in Canada Won't Change NHL - Yet

Marijuana Legalization in Canada Won't Change NHL - Yet

By Stephen Whyno | Oct 16
As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Now a handful of years into retirement, Cote is a proponent of cannabis and its oils,

The Lessons After Threats Drive a Black Legislator to Quit

The Lessons After Threats Drive a Black Legislator to Quit

By Lisa Rathke | Oct 15
Voters in this very liberal, very white state made Kiah Morris a pioneer when in 2014 they elected her as its first black female legislator. Not long after, another Vermont surfaced: racist threats that eventually forced her to leave office.

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