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politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 9:05 AM

Democracy's appeal is slipping as nations across much of the world hold elections, a poll finds

A survey of 24 democratic countries by the Pew Research Center has found that while representative democracy remains a favorite system of...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:58 AM

Days from a government shutdown Congress is racing to strike a deal. But aid for Ukraine is stalled

Days before a partial government shutdown, negotiators in Congress are working furiously to finish up a federal spending plan

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:56 AM

Prince Harry loses a court challenge over being stripped of a UK security detail. He plans to appeal

A London judge has ruled that Prince Harry was not improperly stripped of his publicly funded security detail during visits to Britain after he...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:55 AM

Emerson Collective, Laurene Powell Jobs’ org, looks to local leaders to bridge divides

Laurene Powell Jobs’ philanthropy Emerson Collective announced Wednesday its fifth cohort of Emerson fellows

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:53 AM

Trump lawyers say he's prepared to post $100 million bond while appealing staggering fraud penalty

Donald Trump’s lawyers have asked a New York appellate court to halt collection of the former president’s $454 million civil fraud judgment while...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:23 AM

Biden administration is highlighting how federal money is being used to boost public safety efforts

The Biden administration is working to show how federal dollars are both helping cities and police departments manage crime, and providing for job...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:19 AM

Kate Winslet's 'Regime' is not a dictatorship — behind the scenes, at least

Kate Winslet is running things — on and off the set of her new TV show, “The Regime.”

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 8:08 AM

The Biden campaign is launching a nationwide effort to win the women's vote, Jill Biden will lead it

President Joe Biden's campaign is launching a nationwide effort to win the women's vote in November and his wife, Jill, will lead it

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 7:55 AM

Moldovan breakaway region appeals to Russia as a spat with the pro-Western government worsens

Officials in Moldova’s Russia-backed breakaway region of Transnistria have appealed to Moscow for protection Wednesday, as tensions escalate with...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 7:05 AM

The UK is stepping up lawmakers' security as tensions flare over the Israel-Hamas war

The British government is stepping up security for lawmakers after politicians reported threats and intimidation connected to the Israel-Hamas war

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 6:50 AM

A top EU official calls for a new defense industry strategy with locally made arms at its heart

A top European Union official is calling for a new defense industry strategy to respond to security challenges posed by Russia’s war on Ukraine

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 6:25 AM

Bridgeport mayor wins do-over election in race marred by ballot irregularities

The mayor of Connecticut’s most populous city has won a do-over election, months after a judge threw out the result of the last one because of...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 6:02 AM

Why AP called Michigan for Trump: Race call explained

The Associated Press declared former President Donald Trump the winner of Michigan’s Republican primary based on an analysis of initial vote...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 4:50 AM

Burundi detains dozens of soldiers who refused deployment in fight against M23 rebels in Congo

Dozens of Burundian troops have been detained for refusing to be deployed to eastern Congo in the fight against the M23 rebel group

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 4:25 AM

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in the District of Columbia's GOP presidential primary

Donald Trump and Nikki Haley lead the field of candidates competing in the District of Columbia’s Republican presidential primary, which will be...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 4:12 AM

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Idaho's GOP caucuses

Idaho Republicans will gather in presidential caucuses on Saturday to help pick their party’s presidential standard-bearer

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 2:15 AM

Hong Kong's plan for a new national security law deepens fears over eroding civil liberties

As Hong Kong moves toward enacting a new national security law, more than three years after Beijing imposed a similar law that all but wiped out...

politics / Wed, Feb 28, 2024 2:00 AM

A bill to make abortion a constitutional right goes to a vote in the French Senate

France’s Senate is voting on a bill meant to enshrine a woman’s right to an abortion in the French Constitution

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