Some in GOP dispute Trump, say they’d accept if he loses

By AAMER MADHANI and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to...

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

By DYLAN LOVAN, PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN and JOHN MINCHILLO Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge...

With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge...

2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg’s death ignites fight

By CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang...
Courts to follow extended judicial emergency order

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female...

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

By TALI ARBEL, MATT O'BRIEN and MATT OTT AP Technology Writers The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from...

More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned...

Senator Shelley Moore Capito tests negative for virus

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito said she has tested negative for the coronavirus after being exposed to someone with the virus. The West Virginia Republican...

Trump looms large over campaigns for control of Congress

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of Congress is solidifying into a race about President Donald Trump, as...

Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas

By SOPHIA EPPOLITO Associated Press/Report for America SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voting will look a little different this November. States are turning to stadiums,...

Summer of protest: Chance for change, but obstacles exposed

By COLLEEN LONG, KAT STAFFORD and R.J. RICO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Memorial Day brought the death of George Floyd at the hands of...

States plan for cuts as Congress deadlocks on more virus aid

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press Spending cuts to schools, childhood vaccinations and job-training programs. New taxes on millionaires, cigarettes and legalized marijuana. Borrowing, drawing...

Biden, in Kenosha, says U.S. confronting ‘original sin’

By BILL BARROW, WILL WEISSERT and SCOTT BAUER Associated Press KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Joe Biden told residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that recent turmoil following...

Trump suggests polling place double-check for mail-in voters

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that people who vote early by mail should...

August jobs report likely to point to a still-slow recovery

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States keeps regaining more of the jobs that vanished when the viral pandemic flattened...

Death of longtime mayor from COVID-19 stuns Alabama town

By JAY REEVES Associated Press CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — It seemed like Billy Joe Driver, 84, was always around in this Alabama city after 36...

CDC tells states: Be ready to distribute vaccines on Nov. 1

By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready...

Biden: Trump ignores pandemic, stokes unrest, solves neither

By BILL BARROW and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden is calling the struggle to reopen U.S. schools amid the coronavirus...
SBA disaster assistance available to Virginia small businesses

Budget deficit to hit record $3.3T due to virus, recession

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is projected to hit a record $3.3 trillion as huge government expenditures to...

In Breonna Taylor’s hometown, 90-day protest becomes family

By CLAIRE GALOFARO AP National Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Amber Brown had climbed into a city bus before dawn, had driven her eight-hour shift,...