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FILE - In this July 13, 2021, file photo, conservative radio talk show host Larry Elder speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Norwalk, Calif. Elder was not on the list of candidates released Saturday in the recall election that could end the term of California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Who’s in? California recall candidate list draws confusion

FILE - In this July 13, 2021, file photo, conservative radio talk show host Larry Elder speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Norwalk, Calif. Elder was not on the list of candidates released Saturday in the recall election that could end the term of California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

July 19, 2021, 2:28pm Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The official list of who’s running in California’s recall election of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom remained unsettled Sunday, with conservative talk radio host Larry Elder maintaining he should be included but state officials saying he submitted incomplete tax returns, a requirement to run. Read story

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill, in Washington.   According to an investigation from the Office of Inspector General, during congressional testimony three years ago, the former U.S. Commerce Secretary gave a misleading reason for why he wanted a citizenship question on the 2020 census.  An investigation by the watchdog agency showed that Ross misrepresented the reason for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire during two appearances before House committees in March 2018.

Watchdog: Ross misled on reason for citizenship question

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill, in Washington.   According to an investigation from the Office of Inspector General, during congressional testimony three years ago, the former U.S. Commerce Secretary gave a misleading reason for why he wanted a citizenship question on the 2020 census.  An investigation by the watchdog agency showed that Ross misrepresented the reason for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire during two appearances before House committees in March 2018.

July 19, 2021, 9:06am Nation & World

President Donald Trump’s commerce secretary misled Congress about why he sought to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, according to an investigation from the Office of Inspector General, but President Joe Biden’s Justice Department has decided not to prosecute. Read story

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference on voting rights at the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, June 25, 2021.

Garland formally prohibits seizure of reporters’ records

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference on voting rights at the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, June 25, 2021.

July 19, 2021, 9:05am Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy. Read story

Haiti's interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph gives a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Friday, July 16, 2021, the week after the assassination of Haitian President  Jovenel Mo?se's on July 7.

Official: Haiti’s interim prime minister to step down

Haiti's interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph gives a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Friday, July 16, 2021, the week after the assassination of Haitian President  Jovenel Mo?se's on July 7.

July 19, 2021, 8:44am Politics

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry will replace the country’s interim prime minister to honor the wishes of the country’s slain president, an official told The Associated Press on Monday. Read story

This undated photo released by lawyer Shelby Sullivan-Bennis on Dec. 11, 2017 shows his client Abdullatif Nasser at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Biden administration on Monday, July 19, 2021, transferred a detainee out of the Guant?namo Bay detention facility for the first time, sending the Moroccan man back home years after he was recommended for discharge. Nasser, who's in his mid-50s, was cleared for repatriation by a review board in July 2016 but remained at Guantanamo for the duration of the Trump presidency.

Guantanamo inmate sent to home country in Biden policy shift

This undated photo released by lawyer Shelby Sullivan-Bennis on Dec. 11, 2017 shows his client Abdullatif Nasser at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Biden administration on Monday, July 19, 2021, transferred a detainee out of the Guant?namo Bay detention facility for the first time, sending the Moroccan man back home years after he was recommended for discharge. Nasser, who's in his mid-50s, was cleared for repatriation by a review board in July 2016 but remained at Guantanamo for the duration of the Trump presidency.

July 19, 2021, 8:38am Politics

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday transferred a Guantánamo Bay detainee to his home country for the first time, a policy shift from the Trump presidency that repatriated a Moroccan man years after he was recommended for discharge. Read story

Rep. Michelle Steel reported $7,900 donation from woman who’d died months earlier

July 19, 2021, 8:31am Politics

WASHINGTON — A joint fundraising committee controlled by Rep. Michelle Steel disclosed a donation of $7,900 earlier this year. The only problem: The reported donor had been dead for seven months. Read story

FILE - In this May 26, 2021 file photo, Jordan's King Abdullah II listens during a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in Amman, Jordan.

Biden hosts Jordan’s king amid tough choices in Mideast

FILE - In this May 26, 2021 file photo, Jordan's King Abdullah II listens during a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in Amman, Jordan.

July 19, 2021, 8:29am Politics

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to host King Abdullah II of Jordan during one of the most difficult moments of the Jordanian leader’s 22-year rule and at a pivotal time in the Middle East for Biden. Read story

The Platte County, Wyoming, visitor center and Chamber of Commerce are on the southern edge of Wheatland, an agricultural town in the High Plains known for its proximity to good fishing spots. Thirteen residents of the county have died of COVID-19, according to the state health department.

Red state, blue state, twin outbreak: Behind Wyoming and Colorado’s anomalous COVID spikes

The Platte County, Wyoming, visitor center and Chamber of Commerce are on the southern edge of Wheatland, an agricultural town in the High Plains known for its proximity to good fishing spots. Thirteen residents of the county have died of COVID-19, according to the state health department.

July 19, 2021, 6:05am Politics

WHEATLAND, Wyo. — Brandon Graves said COVID-19 arrived in Wheatland the way new movies do in this High Plains farming town: months after hitting the big cities and without much fanfare. Read story

Night Owl Cycling owners Kelly Campo and Heidi Campo run a full-service bike shop on their property in Kingston, Wash., on July 13, 2021. The Campos are in the process of building a mountain biking center on their property in Kitsap County's rural Country Woods neighborhood, but lack the necessary broadband infrastructure to realize their dreams of a mesh tracking network to track cyclists while they are on nearby trails on the property. (Matt M.

New Washington laws start to close public broadband gap — but it’s a small step

Night Owl Cycling owners Kelly Campo and Heidi Campo run a full-service bike shop on their property in Kingston, Wash., on July 13, 2021. The Campos are in the process of building a mountain biking center on their property in Kitsap County's rural Country Woods neighborhood, but lack the necessary broadband infrastructure to realize their dreams of a mesh tracking network to track cyclists while they are on nearby trails on the property. (Matt M.

July 19, 2021, 6:02am Business

During the pandemic, Shannon Beddo’s students got used to her disappearing during the middle of an online lesson. Beddo, who teaches at two co-op schools, often lost her internet connection, leaving the students without a teacher. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump hold on to a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Months after Donald Trump's supporters besieged the Capitol, the ex-president and his supporters are revising their account of that day.

In Trump’s Jan. 6 recast, attackers become martyrs, heroes

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump hold on to a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Months after Donald Trump's supporters besieged the Capitol, the ex-president and his supporters are revising their account of that day.

July 18, 2021, 7:02pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — A cocktail of propaganda, conspiracy theory and disinformation — of the kind intoxicating to the masses in the darkest turns of history — is fueling delusion over the agonies of Jan. 6. Read story