The Latest: Republican ends bid on primary day after arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's elections (all times local):10:40 a.m.A Republican congressional candidate in Connecticut has abruptly ended his campaign on the day of his...

1 dead after powerful storm leaves devastation in Midwest

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of thousands across the Midwest remained without power on Tuesday after a powerful storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region a day earlier, causing damage...

Israeli PM's uneasy alliance seems headed toward collapse

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, agreed to form an “emergency” government in May after three bitter and deadlocked election campaigns, the goal...

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

NEW YORK (AP) — Parents have weighed in on reopening schools. Teachers have weighed in. Public health experts, too, along with cities, states and President Donald Trump. But what about the...

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in...

Virus surge makes US weak link in global economic recovery

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — People in China are back to buying German luxury cars. Europe's assembly lines are accelerating. Now the global economy is waiting for the United States to get its...

Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

ROME (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to...

Constraints gone, GOP ramps up effort to monitor voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since 1937, the state of Pennsylvania has had strict rules about who can stand in polling stations and challenge the eligibility of voters. The restrictions are meant to limit...

Analysis: Trump has a go-to solution, and it's more Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a ready solution for almost any crisis: more Donald Trump. In a template forged in his 2016 convention speech when he declared that “I alone can...

Ganges River flows with history and prophecy for India

ALONG THE GANGES, India (AP) — More than 2,000 years ago, a powerful king built a fort on the banks of India’s holiest river, on the fringes of what is now a vast industrial city.Today,...