- In Wisconsin, Sanders hopes to find like-minded liberals Updated: Jul-01-15 5:56 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is hoping to tap the long history of liberalism and progressive politics in Wisconsin as he pushes his campaign into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's backyard.
- New Mexico governor denounces Trump's comments Updated: Jul-01-15 5:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is denouncing GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexican immigrants.
- Burundi: 6 die in clashes between police and protesters Updated: Jul-01-15 5:11 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Six people have been killed as protesters clashed with security forces in a neighborhood southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, police said.
- The Latest: Cuba embassy plan riles Republican hopefuls Updated: Jul-01-15 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba will open embassies in their capital cities after more than 50 years of hostilities between the two countries. The latest developments (all times local):
- Ted Cruz to speak at September GOP gathering in Michigan Updated: Jul-01-15 11:48 am
MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz plans to speak at a GOP leadership gathering in Michigan in September.
- Macy's dumps Trump clothing line in response to comments Updated: Jul-01-15 11:11 am
NEW YORK - Macy's is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul's remarks about Mexican immigrants continues.
- Former Sri Lankan strongman will run for parliamentary seat Updated: Jul-01-15 5:58 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, defeated in this year's presidential election, said Wednesday that he's re-entering politics and contesting a ParliamentÂ seat in August.
- Obama's Wisconsin visit comes as Walker prepares campaign Updated: Jun-30-15 9:27 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - President Barack Obama is bringing his push to raise salaries for low-income workers to Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker angered set off a firestorm and built his expected run for the White House around curtailing collective bargaining powers and enacting a right-to-work law.
- Hundreds of protesters rally outside Christie announcement Updated: Jun-30-15 9:26 pm
LIVINGSTON, New Jersey - The good vibes and enthusiasm that accompanied Republican Gov. Chris Christie's announcement that he's running for president Tuesday didn't extend outside Livingston High School, where hundreds of protesters gathered to take him to task on a number of fronts.
- Paul is first major-party candidate to court pot donors Updated: Jun-30-15 7:48 pm
DENVER - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul courted donors from the new marijuana industry Tuesday, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.
- Trump says he's struck back at Univision with 500M lawsuit Updated: Jun-30-15 7:13 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump's lawyers say Trump and the Miss Universe pageant have sued Univision for $500 million, claiming Trump's First Amendment rights were violated when the company declined to air the Miss USA contest.
- Ted Cruz turns 'Simpsons' jobseeker; he'll take any part Updated: Jun-30-15 6:53 pm
LOS ANGELES - Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons."
- Judge nixes bridge lane-closing suit against Christie allies Updated: Jun-30-15 4:02 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by people who were stuck in traffic when lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge were closed without warning in 2013.
- Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie Updated: Jun-30-15 12:08 pm
LIVINGSTON, New Jersey - Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.
- Pakistan soccer undertakes election despite court order Updated: Jun-30-15 11:32 am
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Football Federation undertook elections on Tuesday despite a court ordering they be postponed.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 11:20 am
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- FIFA hopeful Bility says would step aside for Hayatou Updated: Jun-30-15 9:15 am
MONROVIA, Liberia - The Liberian who wants to be FIFA president says he would step aside if longtime African soccer head Issa Hayatou decided to run.
- Belarus sets presidential election for Oct. 11 Updated: Jun-30-15 8:46 am
MINSK, Belarus - The parliament of Belarus decided Tuesday to set the next presidential election for Oct. 11, about a month earlier than originally planned.
- AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT Updated: Jun-30-15 6:10 am
Crunch time in Greece as bailout due to expire, IMF loan due with no deal in sight
- Presidential candidate Santorum to speak at The Citadel Updated: Jun-30-15 4:08 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is scheduled to be in South Carolina to discuss national security.
- Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donors Updated: Jun-30-15 3:05 am
DENVER - Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is holding a groundbreaking fundraiser in Denver Tuesday afternoon.
- NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant Updated: Jun-29-15 10:49 pm
NEW YORK - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.
- Trump to consider suing after NBC ends business dealings Updated: Jun-29-15 6:27 pm
CHICAGO - Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it's ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff.
- Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race Updated: Jun-29-15 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-second TV ad, by the super PAC American Crossroads, boosting the Republican candidate, Joni Ernst.
- Kobach: No plans to change dual voter registration system Updated: Jun-29-15 5:14 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas residents can register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship under Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but they won't be allowed to vote in state and local elections, the state's top election official said.