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The Latest: Spain holds regional elections amid coronavirus

MADRID - Spaniards in two northern regions are voting in regional elections Sunday amid tight security measures to avoid more outbreaks of the coronavirus.


Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of "paramount importance" and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, "remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.


Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Louisiana's presidential primary

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have won Louisiana's twice-postponed presidential primary.


Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Louisiana.


Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Louisiana.


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Trump's defiant help for Stone adds to tumult in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation.


Deceased cat gets voter registration application in mail

ATLANTA (AP) - In a presidential election year, there's always a push to get people registered to vote.


AP FACT CHECK: If he's said it once, he's said it 100 times

WASHINGTON (AP) - If saying things 100 times could make them true, President Donald Trump's account of how the U.S. is doing with the coronavirus would be true.


Trump lags Biden on people of color in top campaign ranks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid a summer of racial unrest and calls for more diversity in leadership, President Donald Trump lags Democratic rival Joe Biden in the percentage of people of color on their campaign staffs, according to data the campaigns provided to The Associated Press.


Sessions vies for Senate comeback in race shadowed by Trump

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Seeking a political comeback, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to beat out ex-college football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff and reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for decades. To do that, Sessions also has to go through President Donald Trump.


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Biden forges brand of liberal populism to use against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden stood in a Pennsylvania metal works shop, just miles from his boyhood home, and pledged to define his presidency by a sweeping economic agenda beyond anything Americans have seen since the Great Depression and the industrial mobilization for World War II.


Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison.


Storm clouds hang over Trump's attempted campaign reboot

MIAMI (AP) - Friday was supposed to be the day President Donald Trump's campaign reboot itself got a reboot. Instead, it hit another snag.


Indiana GOP ousts attorney general after groping allegations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill's bid for reelection was scuttled Friday as he lost the Republican nomination following a monthlong suspension of his law license over allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.


'A slap in the face:' Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO of food company Goya is facing an uproar over his praise for President Donald Trump, with some Latino families purging their pantries of the products and scrambling to find alternatives to the beloved beans, seasoning and other products that have long been fixtures in their cooking.


Rikin Mehta wins Republican Senate primary in New Jersey

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rikin Mehta wins Republican Senate primary in New Jersey.


Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests

WASHINGTON (AP) - Apocalyptic images of blazing buildings and window-smashing protesters pop on the TV screen as a caller to a 911 emergency line reaches voicemail. The computer offers to take reports of rapes, murders or home invasions, adding, "Our estimated wait time is five days."


Supreme Court gives NY prosecutor a landmark legal victory

NEW YORK (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns for a criminal investigation but sent a second request by Congress for the records back to lower courts.


Biden's Iowa hires signal tightening in state Trump won big

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Joe Biden's presidential campaign has lined up a senior team in Iowa, a sign Democrats see the state where Republican Donald Trump beat them handily in 2016 as within reach.


Trump looks for political edge in latest high court rulings

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump won the White House on the promise of bringing a conservative shift to the Supreme Court. But this year and last, even with two justices Trump hand-picked, the court has shown it is no rubber stamp for him or his administration's policies. That's drawn the president's ire and teed up a renewed battle over the court as Trump seeks political advantage ahead of November's election.


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As beach towns open, businesses are short foreign workers

Mark Lazarus, the president and owner of Lazarus Entertainment Group, poses for a picture, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Businesses in beach communities and mountain getaways up and down the East Coast are fretting about a shortage of workers as the summer season picks up steam. The concern comes after the Trump administration announced in June that it was extending a ban on green cards and adding many temporary visas to the freeze, including J-1 cultural exchange visas and H-2B visas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 24, 2019, file photo, former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday, July 11, 2020, that the probe was of

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Louisiana's presidential primary

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden pulls down his mask as he makes an unannounced stop at his childhood home on North Washington Avenue in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, Pa., to visit the current homeowner, Anne Kearns, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP)

Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Louisiana
Poll: 60% of New Yorkers approve of Cuomo's job performance

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Community mourns David Gantt at public viewing

Community mourns David Gantt at public viewing

Activists push to eliminate criminal justice program on illegal guns

Activists push to eliminate criminal justice program on illegal guns

Law enforcement, community hold discussion on race and policing

Law enforcement, community hold discussion on race and policing

New county law requires ASL interpreters during emergency press conferences

New county law requires ASL interpreters during emergency press conferences

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