Nation Sep 04

North Carolina kicks off mail voting as requests spike

Mail voting has started in the presidential election as North Carolina begins to send out about 600,000 ballots to voters who have requested them. Those voters are overwhelmingly Democrats and independents.

Politics Aug 28

Top general says no role for military in presidential vote

The comments from Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, underscore the extraordinary political environment in America, where the president has declared without evidence that the expected surge in mail-in ballots will make the vote  "inaccurate and…

Politics Aug 26

U.S. officials say no signs of foreign targeting of mail-in vote

The remarks from officials at multiple federal agencies amount to a repudiation of claims by President Donald Trump and other administration officials that the expected surge in mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic leaves November's presidential election especially vulnerable…

Jul 30

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency this week has hosted a three-day tabletop exercise aimed at helping local, state and federal officials prepare for and respond to worst-case scenarios on Election Day. One imagined scenario involved a supply chain…

Jul 12

Poland’s momentous presidential runoff too close to call

An exit poll for Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed a race that is too close to call between the conservative, populist incumbent and the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw — a battle that reflected the deep divisions in this European…

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