World Jan 14

‘Not worth my life’: Ugandans vote in tense election

Ugandans voted Thursday in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine from monitoring polling stations.

Apr 28

Nominate a woman? Some Democratic women aren’t so sure

Women are among the party’s most energized and engaged voters. Democrats sent a historic number of women to Congress last year and have a record number of women running for president. But the Oval Office has been elusive, and given…

Dec 28

Protests as Congo leader warns of Ebola vote ‘disaster’

Congo's leader is blaming a deadly Ebola virus outbreak for the last-minute decision to keep an estimated 1 million voters from the polls in Sunday's long-delayed presidential election, claiming it would be a "disaster" if someone infects hundreds of others.