ap

Political News

Supporters of Indonesian President Joko Widodo holds a large national Red-White flag during rally to celebrate his inauguration for his second term in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernise the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, was sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Widodo begins 2nd term pledging to make Indonesia developedIndonesian President Joko Widodo sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions against poverty and entrenched corruption in the vibrant Southeast Asian democracy
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
A van set on fire by protesters burns in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hikeProtests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Opposition presidential candidate Carlos Mesa waves before voting during general elections in Mallasilla, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Former president Mesa is the closest rival to President Evo Morales, who is seeking a fourth term in the country's general elections. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoffBolivian President Evo Morales has the lead in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messagesBoeing says it understands and regrets concerns about internal messages it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man walks inside a Bank of China branch vandalized by protestors in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy banHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Classes canceled a 3rd day amid Chicago teacher strikeMore than 300,000 students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district
The Associated Press1 hour ago
One of two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse is seen hanging over the edge above Canal Street in this aerial photo, after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolishedThe mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman carries her child on her back as she stands in line to vote at a polling station during general elections in La Paz outskirts, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Bolivians are voting in general elections Sunday where President Evo Morales is Presidential candidate for a fourth term. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
The Latest: Morales leads Bolivia vote, but runoff likelyBolivian President Evo Morales is leading in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press2 hours ago
One of two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse is seen hanging over the edge above Canal Street in this aerial photo after crashing down, after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Leaning cranes toppled at partly collapsed New Orleans hotelOfficials say demolition of 2 precariously learning cranes atop a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel deemed a success; plans on to retrieve 2 bodies still in the ruined building
The Associated Press2 hours ago
American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)
US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claimsPresident Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast
The Associated Press2 hours ago
More Political News
This component is currently unavailable.
AdChoices
AdChoices