• Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election.

  • In Ecuador election, strongman Correa’s legacy on the line

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — In a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Ecuador’s capital, the sleek glass-and-steel Docente Calderon public hospital rises above a frenzy of cinder block homes. Inside, patients who used to have to travel an hour to the nearest hospital and wait in line all day for sub-par treatment now get state-of-the-art care.

  • Indonesian capital votes in test for moderate values

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Voting was underway in the election for governor of the Indonesian capital after a divisive campaign in which the monumental problems facing Jakarta took a backseat to religious intolerance and racial bigotry.

  • Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results

    NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not you believe that voting fraud is a problem in the U.S., one thing is certain: Tidying up outdated voter rolls is sometimes easier said than done. Just ask election officials in the nation’s largest city.

  • ACLU is seeing a Trump-era surge in members and donations

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly century-old American Civil Liberties Union says it is suddenly awash in donations and new members as it does battle with President Donald Trump over the extent of his constitutional authority, with nearly $80 million in online contributions alone pouring in since the election.