Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major wins
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Seizing his party's first major Trump-era victory, Democrat Ralph Northam beat back a charge from Republican Ed Gillespie in the race for Virginia governor, a bruising election that tested the power of President Donald Trump's fiery nationalism against the energy of the Trump resistance….
A look at the winners and losers of the top US races
Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act….
Trump to push China on trade, North Korea during 2-day visit
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump will push China on trade and North Korea during a two-day visit in which he will cajole, flatter and scold the rising Asian power….
Soldiers, jumping children greet Trump at Beijing airport
BEIJING (AP) — China pulled out all the stops for President Donald Trump's Beijing airport arrival: honor guard, marching band, jumping children….
One year later: For Trump, the 2016 election is ever-present
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump handily won the election a year ago Wednesday. Ask him and he'll tell you about it….
Dozens of men describe rape, torture by Sri Lanka government
LONDON (AP) — One of the men tortured in Sri Lanka said he was held for 21 days in a small dank room where he was raped 12 times, burned with cigarettes, beaten with iron rods and hung upside-down….
Gunman once fled mental health center, threatened superiors
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012, police reports indicated….
Maine OKs Medicaid expansion in first-of-its-kind referendum
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Residents in this rural state grappling with a heroin epidemic and an aging population voted Tuesday to deliver a rebuke to Republican Gov. Paul LePage and join 31 other states that have expanded Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law….
Right-to-shelter policies help get homeless off the streets
NEW YORK (AP) — It's before dawn when two outreach workers find a homeless man known as Juice near a train station in Harlem. A nurse will be visiting to discuss his heart problems, they tell him….
Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work and generosity
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field….