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  • Associated Press

    Florida's partisan recount battle goes back to court

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (November 14, 2018) — Florida's ongoing recount battle heads back to a courtroom Wednesday. Lawyers for Democrats will ask a federal judge to set aside the state law mandating that mailed-in votes be thrown out if the signature on the envelope doesn't match the signature on file with election authorities.

  • Associated Press

    CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to WH

    NEW YORK (November 13, 2018) — CNN sued the Trump administration Tuesday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta’s credentials to cover the White House be returned because it violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press.

  • Associated Press

    Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2018) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to “ramp down the rhetoric,” saying it eroded public confidence in the election for Senate and governor.

  • Associated Press

    Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

    SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2018) — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers.

  • Associated Press

    Settlement reached in AZ Senate vote count

    PHOENIX (November 9, 2018) — Arizona Republicans and Democrats have agreed to give rural voters an extra chance to fix problems with their ballots in the count of the state's tight Senate race.

  • Associated Press

    U.S. immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

    WASHINGTON (November 9, 2018) — The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans approach the United States.

  • Associated Press

    Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 8, 2018) — The captain of a tourist boat that sank in a southwest Missouri lake and killed 17 people, including nine members of one family, didn’t tell passengers to put on flotation devices or prepare them to abandon ship, even after waves crashed into the boat during a severe storm, according to an indictment released Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

    WASHINGTON (November 8, 2018) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday.

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