- LePage at odds with Maine liberals over transgender lawsuit Updated: May-25-16 7:21 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A top Maine Democratic leader and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine have lambasted Republican Governor Paul LePage for joining a lawsuit about transgender rights on behalf of himself.
- Lithuanian Liberal leader quits over bribe allegations Updated: May-18-16 10:17 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania - The leader of Lithuania's opposition Liberal party has resigned as lawmaker after being accused of taking bribes from one of the largest business groups in the Baltic nation.
- Australian opposition's PM pick helped oust 2 predecessors Updated: May-08-16 1:23 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Political powerbroker Bill Shorten played a key role in ousting two Australian prime ministers - both members of his own party and politicians he had once supported. That history of fickle loyalty may come back to haunt him as he seeks to lead the country.
- Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote Updated: May-08-16 1:20 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Malcolm Turnbull is Australia's fifth prime minister in as many years, and after eight months in the top job, declining approval ratings suggest he has proved a disappointment to many voters.
- Australian prime minister makes July 2 election official Updated: May-08-16 12:46 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australian prime minister says the governor-general has agreed to a July 2 election.
- Trump rally in liberal Oregon city draws protest; no arrests Updated: May-07-16 1:38 am
EUGENE, Oregon - Protesters in a liberal university town shouted "Dump Trump" and argued with supporters of the billionaire businessman as the likely Republican presidential nominee brought his divisive, but popular, campaign to an Oregon rally Friday.
- Scalia's loss raises questions for Supreme Court Updated: May-02-16 3:48 am
WASHINGTON - Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?
- 3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott Updated: May-01-16 11:03 am
SEATTLE - The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to distinguish themselves in Washington's deeply liberal 7th Congressional District.