Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 8:04pm
Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers both delivered well-rehearsed, sharp attack lines on hot topics in the governor's race in their first debate Friday. Walker and Evers, the state superintendent, are locked in a tight battle for governor with the election just over two weeks away.
Steve Leblanc, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 7:19pm
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl, clashed on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's decision to release a DNA test during their first debate Friday.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 4:11pm
Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia jumped into two competitive Senate races Friday, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company called its first foray into elective politics.
Dan Elliott and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 2:46pm
President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the government to speed up environmental reviews and streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on major water projects in California and other Western states.
Brian Melley, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 2:14pm
California moved a step closer Friday to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug as regulators rebuffed cities and police chiefs who are opposed to the rule.
Deb Riechmann and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 12:07pm
The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections.
John Waddell often visited his 100-acre (40-hectare) mining claim in Arizona's Sonoran Desert to poke around in one of the abandoned mines scattered among the cactus for a bit of gold to sell for a few bucks.
The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 so-called "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers with tax breaks.
No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says that's what Americans can expect if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull out of an international postal treaty over concerns about China.
The European Union's budget chief sought to ease tensions with Rome on Friday over Italy's rule-busting budget, after markets reacted by pushing up Italy's borrowing costs to the highest levels in five years.