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Senate confirms Trump’s pick to lead Voice of America

WASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Senate voted along party lines Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump’s choice to head the Voice of America and...

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the...

Schools nationwide brace for cuts from new financial crisis

ATLANTA (AP) - It was during the Great Recession when Catoosa County first shortened its school year, from 180 to 175 instructional days, as...

Dutch government asks prosecutors to probe tax office

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Dutch government reported its own taxation office to public prosecutors on Tuesday, seeking an investigation into possible discrimination...

Puerto Rico to hold statehood referendum amid disillusion

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Gov. Wanda Vázquez announced on Saturday that she will hold a nonbinding referendum in November to decide whether...

Portland, Oregon, homeless tax tests voter mood in pandemic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Voters in metropolitan Portland, Oregon, will be asked Tuesday to approve taxes on personal income and business profits that would...

Portland, Oregon, homeless tax tests voter mood in pandemic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Voters in metropolitan Portland, Oregon, will be asked Tuesday to approve taxes on personal income and business profits that would...

Pelosi, GOP exchange barbs over new economic relief package

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out Thursday at Trump administration officials and congressional Republicans seeking to slow work on a fresh...

3 million more US layoffs intensify fears of lasting damage

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak forced more companies to slash...

Trump gets ally as ex-Navy pilot wins California House seat

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Garcia grew up a single-minded kid from Southern California: He just wanted to fly fighter jets. His decision to...