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Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

By Juana Summers | Dec 13
Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters.

Lawsuit Filed over Trump Plans for Offshore Drilling Tests

Lawsuit Filed over Trump Plans for Offshore Drilling Tests

By Meg Kinnard | Dec 13
Environmental groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast.

Official: California Must Mull Home Ban in Fire-Prone Areas

Official: California Must Mull Home Ban in Fire-Prone Areas

By Don Thompson | Dec 13
California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says.

Nebraska City Keeps Paying Kobach to Defend Immigration Rule

Nebraska City Keeps Paying Kobach to Defend Immigration Rule

By Josh Funk | Dec 13
An eastern Nebraska city will continue paying former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach at least $10,000 a year to defend its immigration ordinance even though the last legal challenge to the rule ended in 2014.

Trump's Payment Explanations Shift as Legal Exposure Grows

Trump's Payment Explanations Shift as Legal Exposure Grows

By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | Dec 13
The sentencing of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, brought a perilous investigation into the president's campaign one step closer to the Oval Office.

Michigan GOP Advances Bill to Make Ballot Drives Harder

Michigan GOP Advances Bill to Make Ballot Drives Harder

By David Eggert | Dec 13
Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from voters or incoming Democratic officeholders.

UK's May Seeks EU Lifeline After Surviving Confidence Vote

UK's May Seeks EU Lifeline After Surviving Confidence Vote

By Jill Lawless | Dec 13
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking a lifeline from European Union leaders Thursday after winning a no-confidence vote among her own Conservative lawmakers.

Man Sues After Getting Pinky Finger Caught in Airline Armrest

Man Sues After Getting Pinky Finger Caught in Airline Armrest

Dec 12
A man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles.

The Myths and Truths About Chicago's Guns and Murder Rate

The Myths and Truths About Chicago's Guns and Murder Rate

By Sharon Cohen | Dec 12
There are common misunderstandings about Chicago's homicide rate and how the city regulates firearms. Here are some of the myths and truths.

AP FACT CHECK: Wisconsin Governor's Veto Pen is Powerful

AP FACT CHECK: Wisconsin Governor's Veto Pen is Powerful

By Amanda Seitz | Dec 12
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers.

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