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Protesters gather near White House, no wide unrest seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 people protesting President Donald Trump converged on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from...

Record early vote leads to tranquil Election Day at polls

Despite fears of clashes at polling places, chaos sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and confusion due to disinformation and swiftly-changing voting rules, millions across...

Virus hospitalizations surge as pandemic shadows US election

Americans went to the polls Tuesday under the shadow of a resurging pandemic, with an alarming increase in cases nationwide and the number of...

Bail set at $2M for teen accused in Wisconsin shootings

Bail was set at $2 million on Monday for a 17-year-old from Illinois accused of killing two men during an August protest in Kenosha,...

US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago struck down a key immigration rule Monday that would deny green cards to immigrants who use...

Polling places are latest front in battle over face masks

America’s fight over masks has reached a new front: polling places.On Election Day, voters across the country will face varying rules about mask-wearing when...

Huge voter turnout expected despite virus, political rancor

The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their...

Hospitals competing for nurses as US coronavirus cases surge

FENTON, Michigan (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations rise, medical administrators are scrambling to find enough...

Races for governor take top billing in Missouri, Montana

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson steadfastly refused to mandate mask-wearing even as the coronavirus spread across his state this year, telling...