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Warren vows to ban federal funding for new charter schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:00am

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced an education proposal pledging to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on public schools while ending all federal funding to create new charter schools.

Public, election officials may be kept in the dark on hacks

Colleen Long and Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:47pm

If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too.

Canada votes in election that could see Trudeau lose power

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:01pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation held parliamentary elections on Monday.

Bolivia's Evo Morales likely forced to presidential runoff

Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:00pm

President Evo Morales came out ahead in the first round of Bolivia's presidential election, but he appears to have failed to get enough votes to avoid the first runoff in his nearly 14 years in power.

Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoff

Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 6:58pm

President Evo Morales led in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appeared to have failed to get enough votes to avoid a runoff in the tightest political race of his life.

Warren says she'll detail costs of her health plan soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:10pm

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."

Mulvaney's missteps draw scrutiny from Trump allies

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:31pm

For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming.

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:13pm

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.

Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:00pm

Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended: It's elevated Gabbard's candidacy and may have inspired even more ardent interest in her campaign among Clinton critics.

Not all recessions are a crisis, and the next one won't be as bad as 2008

Anneken Tappe, CNN Business  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:22pm

Recession fears are on the rise in the United States. Memories of the last downturn are exacerbating these worries: The last time America faced a recession was in 2008, as the financial crisis was unfolding. Millions of people lost their jobs, GDP growth plummeted and businesses shut down.

'I am not a Russian spy': Jill Stein slams Clinton's accusations

Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:29am

Former 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein slammed Hillary Clinton's accusations that she and 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard are Russian assets, calling Clinton's comments a "wild and insulting theory."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders at his 'Bernie's Back' rally in New York

Gregory Krieg, CNN  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:17am

Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York on Saturday for a rally with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who delivered to him one of the most sought-after endorsements in progressive politics and called for a "mass mobilization" of young, working class voters in 2020.

Democratic voters concentrate on candidates, not impeachment

Thomas Beaumont and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:21pm

In the liberal strongholds of Des Moines' west side and the Iowa State University campus in Ames, not once was South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg asked by voters recently about the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:16pm

Storming past questions about his health, Bernie Sanders vowed that he's "more ready than ever" to fight for a political revolution — with a little help from new friends — at a rally Saturday that drew thousands to a New York City park. The rally offered a pointed reminder to skeptics in both political parties that the 78-year-old democratic socialist is still very much a force in the 2020 presidential race.

What is social media’s role in combating the spread of misinformation?

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:01pm

Facebook's director of governance and strategic initiatives says the company is creating an oversight board to address tough content questions.

Trump to join 2020 Democrats at South Carolina justice forum

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:14pm

President Donald Trump is visiting South Carolina as part of a bipartisan event on criminal justice reform, the White House confirmed Friday.

Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:08pm

Inspired by the climate activism of a Swedish teenager, Jane Fonda says she's returning to civil disobedience nearly a half-century after she was last arrested at a protest.

Education secretary slams 2020 candidates' higher ed plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:17am

College affordability plans by Democratic presidential candidates are "crazy" and too costly, President Donald Trump's education chief says.

President Trump plans election eve rally in Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:00pm

President Donald Trump's campaign says the president will headline a Kentucky rally on Nov. 4 — the day before the state's voters decide whether to give Trump ally Matt Bevin another term as governor.