• New Mexico Supreme Court rules in favor of Taos citizens

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has decided a former school board official will not be getting restitution for public outcry aimed at him in 2009.

  • High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s ruling that two North Carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral maps drawn to give Republicans an advantage in the state.

  • Correction: Alabama Redistricting story

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a story May 19 about redistricting in the Alabama Legislature, The Associated Press reported erroneously that race was used in drawing new district lines.

  • Brazil’s Temer: ‘I won’t resign’ amid corruption allegations

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption.