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  • Michigan Could Redefine Democratic Primary
    Joe_biden__bernie_sanders__michigan_could_redefine_democratic_primary_ 2020-03-09 12:57:12 UTC
    DETROIT (AP) — Ask Arlene Williams about President Donald Trump’s promises to bring back auto industry jobs that have evaporated across Michigan and she’ll point with irony to the Chevy Blazer. General Motors is now remaking the iconic American SUV after a lengthy hiatus — but building parts o...

  • March 8: Women Filled Streets to Protest Gender Violence, and Inequality
    March_8-_women_filled_streets_to_protest_gender_violence__and_inequality 2020-03-09 02:22:45 UTC
    <p>MEXICO CITY (AP) &mdash; Women filled the streets of the world&rsquo;s largest cities Sunday to protest gender violence and inequality on International Women&rsquo;s Day, with the mothers of murdered girls leading a march in Mexico City and participants in Paris inveighing against the &ldquo;v...

  • Coronavirus Fuels Dramatic Fall in Oil Price
    Coronavirus_fuels_dramatic_fall_in_oil_price 2020-03-09 01:49:08 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Oil prices are plunging as a dispute among producers could lead a global economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash in an oversupply of crude.</p><p>Brent crude, the international standard, lost $9.50, or 20.1%, to $35.77 per barrel, as of 7:58 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday a...

  • Scientists: An Experimental Vaccine Against Coronavirus Might Work
    Scientists-_an_experimental_vaccine_against_coronavirus_might_work 2020-03-08 20:03:07 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; A team of scientists jostled for a view of the lab dish, staring impatiently for the first clue that an experimental vaccine against the new <a href="https://apnews.com/VirusOutbreak">coronavirus</a> just might work.&nbsp;</p><p>After weeks of round-the-clock research a...

  • McCoy Tyner, Legendary and Influential Jazz Pianist, Dies
    Mccoy_tyner__legendary_and_influential_jazz_pianist__dies 2020-03-08 05:38:32 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — McCoy Tyner, the groundbreaking and influential jazz pianist and the last surviving member of the John Coltrane Quartet, has died. He was 81. Tyner’s family confirmed the death in a statement released on social media Friday. No more details were provided. “It is with heavy h...

  • Plácido Domingo pulls out of London's Royal Opera House
    Pl%c3%a1cido_domingo_pulls_out_of_london's_royal_opera_house 2020-03-07 06:05:56 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Spanish tenor ?Plácido Domingo, who is ensnared in allegations of sexual misconduct, has withdrawn from this summer’s production of Don Carlo at London’s Royal Opera House. The Royal Opera House said in a statement Friday it had been mutually agreed with Domingo that he will not ...

  • Publisher Cancels Woody Allen's Memoir After Staff Stage Walkout
    Publisher_cancels_woody_allen's_memoir_after_staff_stage_walkout_copy 2020-03-06 22:45:58 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Woody Allen&rsquo;s publisher has decided to cancel the planned release of his memoir &ldquo;Apropos of Nothing.&rdquo;</p><p>The announcement Friday by Hachette Book Group followed days of criticism focused on allegations that Allen sexually abused his daughter Dylan Far...

  • Nothing Can Pull Markets Out From Undertow
    Nothing_can_pull_markets_out_from_undertow 2020-03-06 20:41:47 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Stocks kept falling Friday, and bond yields took more breathtaking drops as a brutal, dizzying couple weeks of trading showed no sign of letting up.&nbsp;</p><p>Even a better-than-expected <a href="https://apnews.com/1d187742ff0d4a44bf235fd00c665fb7">report on U.S. jobs</...

  • U.S. Federal Judge Sharply Questions the Credibility of Attorney General Bill Barr
    Us_federal_judge_sharply_questions_the_credibility_of_attorney_general_barr 2020-03-06 03:46:49 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; A federal judge on Thursday sharply rebuked Attorney General William Barr&rsquo;s handling of the special counsel&rsquo;s Russia report, saying Barr had made &ldquo;misleading public statements&rdquo; to spin the investigation&rsquo;s findings in favor of President Dona...

  • Elizabeth Warren Drops Out
    Elizabeth_warren_dropped_out 2020-03-05 18:16:58 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, days after the onetime front-runner <a href="https://apnews.com/fc56521fb4375ffa5375fd6daae3be5b">failed to win a single Super Tuesday state,</a> not even her own.</p><p>For much of the past y...

  • Scientists Offer New Hope About Ending Blindness
    Scientists_offer_new_hope_about_ending_blindness 2020-03-05 01:07:21 UTC
    Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone&rsquo;s body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases. A patient recently had it done at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health &amp; Science Univer...

  • Elizabeth Warren reevaluates, Bloomberg drops out
    Elizabeth_warren_reevaluates__bloomberg_drops_out 2020-03-04 21:06:31 UTC
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) &mdash; New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was reassessing her candidacy Wednesday as the winnowing process in the Democrats&rsquo; 2020 nomination fight lurched forward after a consequential Super Tu...

  • How the AP called California for Sanders
    How_the_ap_called_california_for_sanders 2020-03-04 21:10:56 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As soon as polls closed in California at 8 p.m. Pacific Time, The Associated Press called Bernie Sanders the winner of the biggest prize on Super Tuesday. The AP called the state’s Democratic presidential primary for the Vermont senator even though no votes from Tuesday had ...

  • Bernie Sanders Wins Big in California Primary
    Bernie_sanders_wins_big_in_california_primary 2020-03-04 05:35:07 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent Joe Biden scored sweeping victories across the country with the backing of a diverse coalition and progressive rival Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a win in California as the Democratic Party’s once-crowded presidential field suddenly transf...

  • Vote Cast: Late Deciders Aid Biden, Young Loyal to Sanders
    Vote_cast-_late_deciders_aid_biden__young_loyal_to_sanders 2020-03-04 03:59:29 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Many Democratic voters in Super Tuesday&rsquo;s presidential primaries made up their minds just before casting a ballot &mdash; and Joe Biden appears to be benefiting from their indecision.</p><p>Late deciders in Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia broke for Biden, hel...

  • Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Increase in US
    Coronavirus_cases__deaths_increase_in_us 2020-03-03 21:56:26 UTC
    <p>SEATTLE (AP) &mdash; Tensions over how to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus intensified Tuesday in the United States as the death toll climbed to seven and lawmakers expressed doubts about the government&rsquo;s ability to ramp up testing fast enough to deal with the crisis.</p><p>All of ...

  • Klobuchar and Buttigieg United Behind Joe Biden
    Klobuchar_and_buttigieg_united_behind_biden 2020-03-03 03:31:43 UTC
    <p>DALLAS (AP) &mdash; Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden&rsquo;s presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party&rsquo;s moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super Tuesday...

  • Amy Klobuchar to End Presidential Bid, Endorse Joe Biden
    Amy_klobuchar_to_end_presidential_bid__endorse_joe_biden 2020-03-02 19:20:22 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and plans to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president&rsquo;s White House bid. She is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Mo...

  • Pete Buttigieg Quits Democratic Presidential Race
    Pete_buttigieg_quits_democratic_presidential_race 2020-03-02 01:53:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, who rose from being a small-town Midwestern mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, is ending his campaign. Three people with knowledge of Buttigieg’s decision told The Associated Press he began informing cam...

  • Buttigieg heads into Super Tuesday without momentum
    Buttigieg_heads_into_super_tuesday_without_momentum 2020-03-01 20:22:27 UTC
    RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — The window is closing for Pete Buttigieg’s longshot presidential campaign. His fourth-place finish in South Carolina exposed a core vulnerability, namely the inability to attract the support of black voters who are vital to any winning Democratic coalition. No...

  • Analysis: Biden positions himself as leading moderate
    Joe_biden_bought_himself_time._it%e2%80%99s_unclear_how_much. 2020-03-01 13:40:57 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden bought himself time. It’s unclear how much. Biden’s victory in South Carolina on Saturday was emphatic enough to let him make the claim that it had reordered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. He can now credibly argue he is the overwhelming favori...

  • Biden Wins South Carolina
    Biden_wins_south_carolina 2020-03-01 00:27:27 UTC
    <p>COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) &mdash; Joe Biden scored a convincing victory in South Carolina&rsquo;s Democratic primary on Saturday, riding a wave of African American support and ending progressive rival Bernie Sanders&rsquo; winning streak.</p><p>The victory came at a a crucial moment in Biden&rsquo;s...

  • South Carolina primary 2020: Polls, News, Maps and Results
    South_carolina_primary_2020-_polls__news__maps_and_results 2020-03-01 00:37:55 UTC
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden fought to rescue his presidential ambitions — and blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum — on Saturday as voters across South Carolina made their mark on the Democrats' nomination fight. There were no reports of voting problems throughout the day. Polls across the state w...

  • US Signs Peace Agreement with Taliban
    Us_signs_a_peace_agreement_with_taliban_ 2020-02-29 15:41:25 UTC
    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States signed a peace agreement with Taliban militants on Saturday aimed at bringing an end to 18 years of bloodshed in Afghanistan and allowing U.S. troops to return home from America’s longest war. Under the agreement, the U.S. would draw its forces down to 8,60...

  • Court temporarily halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy
    Immigration-_court_temporarily_halts_trump%e2%80%99s_%e2%80%98remain_in_mexico%e2%80%99_policy 2020-02-29 01:00:24 UTC
    <p>SAN DIEGO (AP) &mdash; Dealing a significant blow to a signature Trump administration immigration policy, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can no longer make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts.<br><br>The government face...