Elections

A Thai officer adjusts a chair before the voting for the general election at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Thailand's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup is scheduled to be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
March 24, 2019 - 1:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Voters in Thailand were heading to the polls Sunday in the country's first election since the military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the army chief who led the coup, is hoping to extend his hold on power after engineering a new...
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019, during Thailand's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
March 24, 2019 - 1:15 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Thailand's general election (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The leader of the Pheu Thai political party that was ousted as Thailand's government in a 2014 military coup says she's confident of winning Sunday's election. Speaking to reporters after voting in Bangkok,...
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to a crowd about his Presidential run during the Democratic monthly breakfast held at the Circle of Friends Community Center in Greenville, S.C. Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 23, 2019 - 7:42 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg told voters Saturday that his marriage to his husband exists "by the grace of a single vote on the U.S. Supreme Court." The South Bend, Indiana, mayor visited South Carolina for the first time since announcing his presidential...
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An American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, March 22, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. The Justice Department says Mueller delivered his final report to Attorney Barr, who is reviewing it. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 23, 2019 - 7:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday. Even with the...
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People shout slogans during a protest against the emergence of a far right party in Spain ahead of next month's national elections in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Spain hadn't had a far-right party for years until Vox erupted onto the political scene by winning representation in regional elections in the country's south in December. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 23, 2019 - 3:26 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred people have marched in Barcelona to protest the emergence of a far-right party in Spain ahead of next month's national elections. The protesters gathered Saturday behind a banner that read "Stop Vox, for a world without racism and fascism" in reference to the...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 23, 2019 - 2:48 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Charging onto the home turf of their Democratic rivals, Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned in Texas for the first time Saturday while Sen. Bernie Sanders swung through California — both a test of early strength in a crowded presidential race and a peek at the country's two biggest states...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 23, 2019 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday called for a significant federal investment in teacher pay, the first policy proposal that she has put forth since officially launching her 2020 campaign. At a rally in Houston, Harris argued that the U.S. faces a teacher...
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Far-right demonstrators attend rally against corruption in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The placard reads "While we fought, the Svinarchuk and Poroshenko robbed". (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
March 23, 2019 - 1:35 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — About 5,000 nationalist demonstrators have held a protest in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev calling for arrests in a defense industry corruption case. The Saturday protest was the latest in several weeks of demonstrations by supporters of the far-right focusing on corruption. A...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-New York) waves to the crowd after speaking at Women's Unity Rally in Lower Manhattan in New York. To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change. To Republican opponents, it’s zealous environmentalism, a roadmap to national bankruptcy. Lost in the clamor is the reality that, if passed, the much-hyped Green New Deal would require the government to do absolutely nothing. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
March 23, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and technological might. "A mission to save all of creation," in the words of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey, one the plan's lead...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Saturday morning, March 23, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
March 23, 2019 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Attorney General William Barr will not be providing Congress with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings on Saturday. That's according to a senior Justice Department official. The official...
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