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FILE - This combo image shows President Joe Biden, left, Jan. 5, 2024, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, right, Jan. 19, 2024.

Miles apart, Biden and Trump tour U.S.-Mexico border highlighting immigration as an election issue

FILE - This combo image shows President Joe Biden, left, Jan. 5, 2024, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, right, Jan. 19, 2024.

February 29, 2024, 3:22pm Latest News

Three hundred miles apart, President Joe Biden and likely Republican challenger Donald Trump walked the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas Thursday, dueling trips underscoring how important immigration has become for the 2024 election and how much each man wants to use it to his advantage. Read story

A vote sign and American flag are shown outside a Michigan primary election location in Dearborn, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. Michigan is the last major primary state before Super Tuesday and a critical swing state in November&rsquo;s general election.

What is Super Tuesday? Why it matters and what to watch

A vote sign and American flag are shown outside a Michigan primary election location in Dearborn, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. Michigan is the last major primary state before Super Tuesday and a critical swing state in November&rsquo;s general election.

February 29, 2024, 1:48pm Latest News

The biggest day of this year’s primary campaign is approaching as 16 states vote in contests known as Super Tuesday. Read story

FILE - Firefighters extinguish a fire after a Russian attack on a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine Feb. 10, 2024. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for military aid for Ukraine.

US adults fracture along party lines in support for Ukraine military funding, AP-NORC poll finds

FILE - Firefighters extinguish a fire after a Russian attack on a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine Feb. 10, 2024. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for military aid for Ukraine.

February 29, 2024, 1:43pm Politics

As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for sending military aid to Kyiv, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Read story

FILE - Migrants who crossed the Rio Grande and entered the U.S. from Mexico are lined up for processing by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sept. 23, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. A federal judge on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 blocked a new Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of illegally entering the U.S., dealing a victory to the Biden administration in its feud with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott over immigration enforcement.

Judge blocks Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants who illegally enter US

FILE - Migrants who crossed the Rio Grande and entered the U.S. from Mexico are lined up for processing by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sept. 23, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. A federal judge on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 blocked a new Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of illegally entering the U.S., dealing a victory to the Biden administration in its feud with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott over immigration enforcement.

February 29, 2024, 10:58am Nation & World

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Texas law that would give police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of illegally entering the U.S., dealing a victory to the Biden administration with a broad rejection of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's immigration enforcement effort. Read story

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, in Richmond, Va.

Nikki Haley can’t win the Republican primary with 40%. But she can expose some of Trump’s weaknesses

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, in Richmond, Va.

February 29, 2024, 10:56am Politics

Donald Trump’s campaign has vowed not to talk about her anymore. Many pundits have written her off entirely. But Nikki Haley is still campaigning across the country — and plenty of Republican voters are coming to hear what she has to say. Read story

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to the Senate floor, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at the Capitol in Washington, where he announced that he will step down as Senate Republican leader in November. The 82-year-old Kentucky lawmaker is the longest-serving Senate leader in history. He&rsquo;s maintained his power in the face of dramatic changes in the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell’s decision to step down as GOP leader reverberates in Kentucky

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to the Senate floor, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at the Capitol in Washington, where he announced that he will step down as Senate Republican leader in November. The 82-year-old Kentucky lawmaker is the longest-serving Senate leader in history. He&rsquo;s maintained his power in the face of dramatic changes in the Republican Party.

February 29, 2024, 10:55am Politics

Mitch McConnell’s decision to step down as Senate Republican leader in November is reverberating back home in Kentucky, setting off a wave of speculation about the future of his seat as well as the loss of influence for the Bluegrass State. Read story

FILE - Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is surrounded by reporters as he heads to the chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 7, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Texas Sen. Cornyn announces run for GOP leader as scramble to succeed McConnell begins in the Senate

FILE - Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is surrounded by reporters as he heads to the chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 7, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

February 29, 2024, 10:39am Politics

Texas Sen. John Cornyn has informed his colleagues that he intends to run for Senate Republican leader, becoming the first senator to announce a campaign after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he will step down from the post in November. Read story

FILE - An airline employee transfers a wheelchair to her station at O&rsquo;Hare International Airport in Chicago, Nov. 23, 2022. The Biden administration will propose Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, to make it easier for the government to fine airlines for damaging or misplacing wheelchairs by making it an automatic violation of a federal law on accessible air travel. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Airlines could face more fines for mishandling wheelchairs under a Biden administration proposal

FILE - An airline employee transfers a wheelchair to her station at O&rsquo;Hare International Airport in Chicago, Nov. 23, 2022. The Biden administration will propose Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, to make it easier for the government to fine airlines for damaging or misplacing wheelchairs by making it an automatic violation of a federal law on accessible air travel. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

February 29, 2024, 8:53am Business

The Biden administration is proposing to make it easier for the government to fine airlines for damaging or misplacing wheelchairs by making it an automatic violation of a federal law on accessible air travel. Read story