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Highlights of ballot initiatives voters to weighExamples of ballot initiatives with corporate cash behind them
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. The Secret Service apprehended the man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
White House fence jumper charged with assaultWhite House fence jumper charged with assault, making threats
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-NazisSenators plan legislation to stop Nazi suspects from collecting US Social Security benefits
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, center, with her daughter Elizabeth, greets early voters after she cast a ballot at Fulton County's Adamsville Recreation Center in Atlanta. Democrats are hoping to pull an upset in Georgia after GOP Senate nominee David Perdue has had to spend weeks defending his business record. Perdue has run as a former corporate executive with the experience necessary to help boost the economy. But Democrat Michelle Nunn for weeks has hammered Perdue as an overpaid CEO who mistreated employees.  (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing daysIn Georgia Senate race, Democrats look to parlay GOP candidate's business record into an upset
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks to supporters in Window Rock, Ariz. Deschene has lost another round in a language fluency dispute, all but ending his bid for office. The tribe's high court on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, upheld a ruling from a lower court that said Deschene is not qualified to seek the top elected post because he doesn't speak fluent Navajo. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
Disqualified Navajo candidate aims to stay in raceNavajo presidential hopeful disqualified over lack of language fluency tries to stay on ballot
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on EbolaAP-GfK Poll: Many doubt local hospitals, disapprove of CDC, US response to Ebola
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone. Cohen said Thursday that the militant group also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil salesUS official: Islamic State group earning about $1M per day just from black market oil sales
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a Rural Tour stop at the Iowa State Fair, in this Aug. 19, 2009 file photo taken in Des Moines, Iowa. A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Vilsack is scheduled to announce the funding Thursday Oct. 23, 2014 at a convention of Alaska Natives in Anchorage. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska villageAlaska village to get indoor plumbing as USDA gives $352M for rural water systems nationwide
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, photo shows the apartment building in Aurora, Colo., which police say is the home of two of the three teenage girls who, according to U.S. authorities, were en route to join the Islamic State group in Syria when they were stopped at an airport in Germany. The two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend were stopped at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, after the U.S. informed authorities at the airport about the girls arriving alone and headed to Turkey en route to Syria. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruitingOfficial: Colorado girls urged to travel to Syria, renewing fears of online terror recruiting
The Associated Press3 hours ago
House Dem campaign arm spends almost $2M dailyDemocrats' House campaign arm raises close to $9M in first half of October, spends almost $27M
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Noteworthy ballot measures in upcoming electionNoteworthy ballot measures: abortion, marijuana, minimum wage, gun control, gambling
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2013 file photo, stickers wait for voters at a polling place in Philadelphia. Two weeks before election day, the nation’s likely voters have started seeing eye-to-eye with the election prognosticators. Most now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, more say that’s the outcome they’d like to see. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Corporate giants funding state ballot initiativesState ballot initiatives see millions of dollars in political spending from corporate giants
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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