Politics Nov 07

Workers sort mail-in ballots at the Orange County Registrar of Voters during a media tour showing ballot security at the facility, in Santa Ana, California, U.S., November 1, 2022. Photo by Mike Blake/REUTERS
How the AP counts the votes on election night

The Associated Press is the only news organization that does all of the nation's vote-counting math on election night. But AP's full-time elections researchers work year-round gathering information on different states' voting procedures and varying rules.

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Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said. Despite the heavy death toll and international efforts to broker a cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with…