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PHOENIX (AP) — A group sent 8,000 pizzas to hungry voters as they waited in long lines that plagued polling places across the country Tuesday. The group Pizza to the Polls collects social media reports of long lines and doles out pizzas accordingly. The nonprofit enjoyed a boost...
NEW YORK (AP) — Potentially altering the election landscape in a key swing state, Florida voters Tuesday approved a ballot measure that will enable more than 1 million ex-felons to regain their voting rights. Floridians also approved a measure aimed at phasing out greyhound...
Democrats took back the governor's office in Illinois on Tuesday, their first victory in a nationwide strategy to consolidate power in their traditional strongholds and chip away at years of Republican dominance in numerous other state capitols. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner...
Voting machine glitches, long lines and misinformation were among the problems that voters faced at the polls on Tuesday. The cause of the problems ran the gamut from human error to threatened violence to technological errors to Mother Nature as storms pummeled several states in...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Voters showed up by the dozens to put their "I Voted" stickers on the headstone of Susan B. Anthony, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer. Deborah L. Hughes, President and CEO of National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House,...
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters pleaded guilty Tuesday under a plea deal allowing him to avoid the death penalty but putting him in jail for life without a chance of parole. Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday...
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The grief-stricken widow of a Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan paid tribute to her husband on Election Day by urging Americans to get out and vote and carry on his legacy in fighting for democracy. The body of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who was spotted taking unusual photos of a memorial to Oklahoma City bombing victims and who warned his sister in Iran that hundreds more people would die has been arrested on a complaint of threatening to kill with explosives. Amiremad Nayebyazdi, 32...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour has been convicted of terrorism charges. The verdict against Akayed Ullah was returned on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The defense said Ullah intended to...