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California's growing shadow looms over Nevada's midterms

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:29am

The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California.

Chinese broadens its propaganda drive to heartland America

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:23am

China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration.

Chinese broadens its propaganda drive to heartland America

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:19am

China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration.

Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:13am

With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial.

The Latest: 'Over half a million' march for new Brexit vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:09am

The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local):

Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zone

Brendan Farrington and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 6:31am

It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity.

Protesters march in London to demand new vote on Brexit

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:59am

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.

Italy brushes off downgrade as it plans EU budget response

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:25am

Italy's deputy premier on Saturday brushed off a ratings downgrade and vowed to forge ahead with the government's rule-busting budget as Italy prepared to respond to European Union concerns about its high deficit targets.

Girl dies after court allows more time on life support

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:57pm

A 9-year-old Texas girl at the center of a three-week court battle with a hospital to keep her on life support has died hours after an appeals court allowed her parents more time to find a facility to maintain her life support.

Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:31pm

Japan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia.

Victims IDed as Hurricane Michael recovery effort drags on

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:51pm

A family can begin to grieve after officials confirmed Friday the death of a 79-year-old Florida woman who had been missing since Hurricane Michael left her Mexico Beach home in rubble.

Walker, Evers deliver sharp attacks in first debate

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debate

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:17pm

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people, officials said Friday.

Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

San Antonio approves $450M Alamo redevelopment project

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:05pm

The San Antonio City Council approved a $450 million redevelopment plan for the Alamo, marking a new chapter for the nearly 300-year-old site.

Procter & Gamble and AmEx climb while AIG and DowDuPont dip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:53pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:

Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West

Dan Elliott and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Maryland asks Supreme Court to uphold law on drug pricing

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:04pm

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging.