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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 07, 2020 - 8:56 pm
Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday paid tribute to the women, particularly Black women, whose shoulders she stands on as she shatters barriers that have kept mostly white men entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries. "Tonight I reflect on their...
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An election worker handles ballots as vote counting in the general election continues at State Farm Arena on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 06, 2020 - 7:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With all eyes on Georgia’s razor-thin presidential vote margin, falsehoods are swirling on social media about supposed ballot counting irregularities there. Among the most widely shared examples is a video that has racked up millions of views on Twitter. It claims to show a poll...
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New Progressive Party supporters of gubernatorial candidate Pedro Pierluisi arrive to the Vivo Beach Club to wait for the results of the Puerto Rican general elections in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Voters across Puerto Rico are choosing new leaders they believe would help heal a U.S. territory wracked by corruption, hurricanes, earthquakes and the pandemic. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
November 06, 2020 - 8:36 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — For the first time in decades, voters across Puerto Rico are still waiting for officials to confirm the winners of some of the most high-profile races days after the U.S. territory held its general election. Traditionally, the government confirms final preliminary...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, a woman votes at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Kansas City, Mo. U.S. voters went to the polls starkly divided on how they see President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, with a surprising twist. In places where the virus is most rampant now, Trump enjoyed enormous support. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 05, 2020 - 10:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential elections can be revealing moments that convey the wishes of the American people to the next wave of elected officials. So far, the big reveal in the contest between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is the extent of the cavernous divide between...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, a woman votes at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Kansas City, Mo. U.S. voters went to the polls starkly divided on how they see President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, with a surprising twist. In places where the virus is most rampant now, Trump enjoyed enormous support. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 05, 2020 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential elections can be revealing moments that convey the wishes of the American people to the next wave of elected officials. So far, the big reveal in the contest between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is the extent of the cavernous divide between...
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Police arrest a protester as clashes during a march following the presidential election Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)
November 05, 2020 - 8:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after Election Day, protests across the United States are scattered, happening in places from Portland, Oregon and Seattle to Washington, D.C. There have also been some intense moments at some ballot-counting locations in Arizona and Michigan. In New York, hundreds of...
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Yanitza Martinez wears red, white, and blue as she arrives to vote outside of the John F. Kennedy Library during the general election, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 04, 2020 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. presidential election highlighted sharply different views on the ongoing public health crisis, a stubborn economic downturn and racial inequality. But it also showed that candidates can't always take traditional supporters for granted, according to AP VoteCast, a national...
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November 04, 2020 - 12:02 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special investigator on religious freedom urged countries to repeal laws undermining the right of minorities to worship and hold beliefs, pointing as examples to China’s detention of Uighurs, 21 countries that criminalize apostasy, and sweeping surveillance of...
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Voters wait in line to register and cast their vote for the general election outside of the Yakima County Auditor's office in Yakima, Wash., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Amanda Ray/Yakima Herald-Republic via AP)
November 04, 2020 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans sorted themselves into two distinct camps of voters in Tuesday's presidential election, exposing the clear and entrenched partisan divisions that separate voters by gender, class and race. Despite a once-in-a-century pandemic and a weakened economy, some 76% of U.S...
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Election worker Kristen Mun from Portland empties ballots from a ballot box at the Multnomah County Elections Division, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 3030 in Portland, Ore. Oregon is the first state in the nation to institute voting by mail and automatic voter registration. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)
November 04, 2020 - 4:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in the U.S. presidential election faced a public health crisis and a wounded economy, but neither candidate emerged as the clear choice to handle both of those issues, according to AP VoteCast. More voters — both nationwide and in key battlegrounds — said former Vice...
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