Presidential elections

March 11, 2018 - 9:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston has been unanimously re-elected as president of the NFL players union, earning his third straight three-year term. Winston, who is scheduled to become a free agent, ran unopposed for the position. The NFLPA Board of Player...
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Delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping walks to his seat after casting his vote for an amendment to China's constitution that will abolish term limits on the presidency and enable him to rule indefinitely, during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 11, 2018 - 6:20 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. --------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------------------- HONG KONG ELECTIONS — Residents voted in by-elections that give opposition supporters the chance to recapture lost ground in a...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon says the Time's Up campaign launched by women in Hollywood to combat sexual harassment raised $20 million in 10 days and has helped 1,500 women with harassment suits against their employers. Witherspoon spoke at an...
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FILE - This Oct. 26, 2016 file photo shows a Twitter sign outside of the company's headquarters in San Francisco. A new study published Thursday, March 8, 2018, in the journal Science shows that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 08, 2018 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter loves lies. A new study finds that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people. And you can't blame bots; it's us, say the authors of the largest study of online misinformation. Researchers at the...
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Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST): 10 a.m. Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas most-populous counties more than doubled the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. But the party hasn't won Texas statewide office since 1994. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats turned out in force ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday in what could be an early hint of a midterm election backlash against President Donald Trump, though their party remains a longshot to make much of a dent in Republican political dominance of...
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March 06, 2018 - 11:39 am
CAIRO (AP) — Senior British Members of Parliament said Tuesday they have asked Egyptian authorities to allow them to visit former President Mohammed Morsi, deposed and now in prison, over concerns that his health is deteriorating because of poor detention conditions. The bipartisan group, headed by...
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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stands on stage before Cynthia Marshall, new interim CEO of the team, is introduced during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Dallas. Cuban has teased about the notion of running for president in 2020 in a campaign that could mirror President Donald Trump’s blend of reality TV and politics. But Cuban's political career could be quickly derailed by sexual harassment and misconduct allegations within his team. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
February 27, 2018 - 12:32 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and driving force behind TV's "Shark Tank," has for months teased the notion of running for president in 2020 in a campaign that could mirror President Donald Trump's blend of reality television and politics in a...
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February 26, 2018 - 7:48 am
CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch sharply criticized Egyptian authorities on Monday for a series of "arbitrary" arrests of political opponents of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ahead of next month's presidential election, which the watchdog considers "unfair." In a statement, HRW urged for the...
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Venezuelan presidential candidate Javier Bertucci acknowledges supporters, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. With two months to go before Venezuela's make-or-break presidential elections, Bertucci, a television evangelist, is the only candidate who has thrown himself in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
February 22, 2018 - 3:56 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With two months to go before Venezuela's presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures. Despite his...
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