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Biden makes push for voters on National Black Voter Day

DETROIT (AP) - Joe Biden's campaign unveiled a series of nationwide digital events Friday targeting Black voters in swing states - a strategic move by the Democratic presidential nominee to further energize the key demographic as the race heads into its final weeks.


Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday that the country's right-wing government coalition has collapsed.


At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) - Joe Biden went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic "criminal" and his administration "totally irresponsible."


Trump heats up culture war in appeal to Wisconsin voters

MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) - President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four years ago.


Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race, when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania.


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US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

SEATTLE (AP) - A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them "a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service" before the November election.


At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) - Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic "criminal" and his administration "totally irresponsible."


Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she's for Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) - A former adviser to Vice President Mike Pence who served on the White House coronavirus task force says President Donald Trump once suggested that COVID-19 might be a good thing because it would stop him from having to shake hands with "disgusting people."


Trump heats up culture war in appeal to Wisconsin voters

MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) - President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric Thursday on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four years ago.


FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group.


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The Latest: Biden says Russia will pay for election meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):


Green Party candidate is ordered off Pennsylvania ballot

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Green Party's candidate for president did not strictly follow procedures for getting on Pennsylvania's ballot in the November election and cannot appear on it, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday, delivering a win for Democrats as Joe Biden tries to capture the battleground state's electoral votes.


Giuliani associates face new federal fraud charges

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors brought new wire fraud charges Thursday against an associate of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani who was involved in attempts to get Ukrainian officials to investigate the son of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.


Pennsylvania Democrats notch key election-related court wins

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's highest court gave the Democratic Party a series of victories Thursday in the presidential battleground state, relaxing deadlines in its fledgling mail-in voting law, approving more ballot collection sites and kicking the Green Party's presidential candidate off the November ballot.


Wisconsin Democrats' 'Princess Bride' reading raises $4.3M

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Democrats' fundraiser centered on a star-packed live reading of "The Princess Bride" script raised nearly $4.3 million to help Joe Biden's presidential campaign in the key battleground state, the party said Thursday.


First lady promotes Trump's approach to opioid crisis in NH

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - First lady Melania Trump used her first solo trip outside Washington since before the start of the coronavirus pandemic to showcase a piece of her "Be Best" youth well-being initiative on Thursday in a state her husband is hoping to win in November.


Trump: Michigan election official a 'hater' in ballot snafu

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - President Donald Trump called Michigan's top election official a "Trump Hater" Thursday after the state mistakenly created overseas absentee ballots that didn't list Vice President Mike Pence.


Lawyers: Trump son won't testify in NY probe before election

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's son Eric is willing to comply with a subpoena to testify in a New York investigation into the family's business practice, but only after the Nov. 3 election, the Trumps' lawyers said in a court filing Thursday.


AP FACT CHECK: Trump's big distortions on mail-in voting

President Donald Trump on Thursday continued his monthslong campaign against mail-in voting this November by tweeting critically about the practice, building on complaints he has made all week. The president has recently been trying to distinguish between states that automatically send mail ballots to all registered voters and those that make voters request a mail ballot, but even there he's badly distorted the practice.


A U.S. judge has blocked Postal Service changes that slowed mail and prompted concerns about absentee voting

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A U.S. judge has blocked Postal Service changes that slowed mail and prompted concerns about absentee voting.


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US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security, privacy

FILE - Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo.  The Commerce Department said President Trump's proposed ban of the apps WeChat and TikTok will go into effect Sunday, Sept. 20,  to

Official rips critics for attack on daughter with COVID-19
AP Exclusive: More migrant women say they didn't OK surgery

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a  news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. An Associated Press review of medical records for four detained immigrant women at the detention center and interviews with lawyers have revealed growing allegations that a gynecologist performed surgeries that the women never sought or didn't fully understand. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy, File)

Biden makes push for voters on National Black Voter Day

Audience members watch from their cars as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, seen on a monitor, speaks during a CNN town hall in Moosic, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

FILE - In this July 10, 2020 file photo, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski, left, attends a police-guarded ceremony in Warsaw, Poland. An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that the the country's right-wing coalition government has collapsed. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Good Question: When does early voting start in New York?

Good Question: When does early voting start in New York?

BOE commissioner explains why voters received absentee ballot rejection letter

BOE commissioner explains why voters received absentee ballot rejection letter

Good Question: Where's my ballot?

Good Question: Where's my ballot?

Good Question: Can I change my plans for voting?

Good Question: Can I change my plans for voting?

Good Question: Absentee vs. mail-in ballots

Good Question: Absentee vs. mail-in ballots

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