Saturday, October 23, 2021

New Jersey governor race tests Murphy’s progressive politics

October 23, 2021 8:56 am TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Paid sick leave. Taxpayer-funded community college. A phased-in $15 minimum wage. ...

Salvini on trial in Italy over 2019 migrant ship

October 23, 2021 8:36 am PALERMO, Italy (AP) — Italy’s right-wing former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, went on trial Saturday charged with kidnapping for refusing in 2019 to allow a...

Prince Charles warns of narrow window to face climate change

October 23, 2021 8:06 am LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles issued a warning to the world days before leaders gather in the U.K. for crucial United Nations climate talks, saying...

GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states

October 23, 2021 7:26 am HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans have succeeded this year in passing a range of voting restrictions in states they control politically, from Georgia to Iowa...

Biden to meet Pope Francis amid some rifts with US bishops

October 23, 2021 7:26 am There’s an intriguing subplot to President Joe Biden’s upcoming meeting with Pope Francis. The world’s two most prominent Roman Catholics will be celebrating a shared...

N Korea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

October 23, 2021 7:16 am SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its “reckless” backing of Taiwan,...

Deal on Biden’s $2T plan edges closer; Harris is `confident’

October 23, 2021 7:11 am WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation, though the informal...

Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia election

October 23, 2021 6:41 am FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The two women seeking the lieutenant governor's office in Virginia next month are fond of touting their unconventional political backgrounds....

O’Toole’s Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret

October 23, 2021 6:06 am OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives' refusal to disclose how many of their elected members are fully vaccinated makes them something of an outlier in the...

Child tax credit tussle reflects debate over work incentives

October 22, 2021 11:56 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — To supporters of the child tax credit, there has always been an "aha moment" — the recognition that as little as a...

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No ‘blank slate’ jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

October 23, 2021 10:11 am BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was...

Harrison Ford reunited with lost credit card in Sicily

October 23, 2021 10:06 am MILAN (AP) — Harrison Ford lost his credit card during a stay in a beach town near Palermo, Sicily, but...

Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy

October 23, 2021 10:01 am ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for...