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Florida gets another legal challenge to new elections rules

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two more groups sued Florida over its new restrictive elections laws Monday, adding to a growing chorus of voter rights advocates...

Exodus of election officials raises concerns of partisanship

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There is no shortage of job openings for local election officials in Michigan. It's the same in Pennsylvania. Wisconsin, too. ...

Homicides are up, but GOP misleads with claims about blame

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WASHINGTON — “SKYROCKETING MURDER RATES,” claimed the National Fraternal Order of Police. “An explosion of violent crime," said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. “Democrat-run...

France freezes military ties with Central African Republic

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PARIS — France has suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing to respect political opposition and failing to stop...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Ex-officer pleads guilty in connection with fatal drug raid

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HOUSTON — A former Houston police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a 2019 drug raid that killed both homeowners. ...

UK hits vaccine milestone, warns of ‘deadly’ misinformation

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LONDON — Three-quarters of Britain's adult population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the government said Wednesday, as it warned...

Scrutiny mounts of legacy of pioneering Northwest missionary

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SPOKANE, Wash. — For generations Marcus Whitman has been widely viewed as an iconic figure from early Pacific Northwest history, a venerated Protestant missionary...

Iowa flap raises fears of politicized local election offices

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DES MOINES, Iowa — It had been eight years since a Republican candidate even stepped forward to challenge Democrat Roxanna Moritz as the top...

Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges...