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For Biden, questions about Cuomo grow harder to ignore

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NEW YORK — President Joe Biden's relentless effort to avoid the day-to-day distractions of the political world is being put to the test by...

Jury convicts former NW Indiana mayor of bribery in retrial

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HAMMOND, Ind. — A federal jury convicted a former northwestern Indiana mayor on a bribery charge Friday in his retrial on allegations he solicited...

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Reed accused of sexual misconduct

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican from western New York, is accused of rubbing a female lobbyist's back and unhooking her bra, without her...

NY legislative leaders mum on details of impeachment probe

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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's legislative leaders have yet to answer key questions about plans to launch an impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...

Turkey strips pro-Kurdish legislator of seat in parliament

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ANKARA, Turkey — In the latest crackdown on Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party, Turkey on Wednesday stripped a prominent legislator of his parliamentary seat following...

Cuomo crisis recalls Northam’s; supporters say no comparison

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RICHMOND, Va. — The political crisis engulfing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has triggered a flurry of comparisons to another chief executive who once...

US wants life in prison for brother of Honduras president

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NEW YORK — A brother of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández should be sentenced to life in prison for running a “state-sponsored drug trafficking...

France’s Sarkozy faces new trial over 2012 campaign finance

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PARIS — French former President Nicolas Sarkozy is scheduled to go on trial Wednesday on charges that his unsuccessful reelection bid in 2012 was...

Biden declines to call for Cuomo to resign, awaits probe

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Sunday passed up an opportunity to join other Democrats calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew...

Former TV presenter puts race on Dutch political agenda

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AMSTERDAM — Sylvana Simons is campaigning for the Dutch general election on a platform of what she calls radical equality. ...