- Activists criticize poll on offensiveness of Redskins' name Updated: May-27-16 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Native American leaders and activists criticized a recent national poll that found nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins' name.
- Dump Trump? Some millennials aren't so sure Updated: May-27-16 8:06 am
COSTA MESA, California - Brendan De Regla drove three hours and waited in line for half a day to see Donald Trump speak at a rally in Southern California.
- Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age Updated: May-26-16 4:11 pm
CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.
- 'It's the fear of the unknown' - UK small biz key to EU vote Updated: May-26-16 7:59 am
LONDON - With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd's voice rises as he explains why he believes the United Kingdom should leave the European Union even though his company, REIDsteel, has put up buildings across the 28-nation bloc, from the Netherlands to Poland and Italy.
- Poll: NYC mayor's approval ratings sinks Updated: May-24-16 3:34 pm
NEW YORK - A new poll is showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio with the lowest approval rating of his term.
- British pound up as markets see lower risk of EU exit Updated: May-24-16 7:41 am
LONDON - The British pound posted strong gains Tuesday as market expectations waned somewhat of a British exit from the European Union, so-called Brexit.
- In tough times, most Palestinians view government as corrupt Updated: May-24-16 3:22 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why Palestinians almost universally believe there is corruption in the government of President Mahmoud Abbas.
- White House: No invite issued to ex-POW for Hiroshima visit Updated: May-23-16 12:04 pm
TOKYO - A U.S. veterans group says an American who was held by Japan as a prisoner of war during World War II will accompany President Barack Obama on his historic visit to Hiroshima this week, but the White House said Monday that no such invitation has been issued.
- Australian leader's poll numbers sag 2 weeks into campaign Updated: May-23-16 1:34 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity dipped slightly in a poll published Monday two weeks into what appears to be a tight campaign ahead of July 2 general elections.
- Poll suggests new election won't break Spain's deadlock Updated: May-22-16 12:56 pm
MADRID - Spain's conservative Popular Party could boost its share of the vote in fresh elections next month but not by a sufficient margin to break the stalemate that has prevented formation of a new government since December, according to a new poll.
- In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump Updated: May-21-16 1:05 pm
WESTERVILLE, Ohio - For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.
- Vanderbilt poll finds Trump with 9-point lead in Tennessee Updated: May-19-16 5:09 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a 9 percentage point lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tennessee, according to a Vanderbilt University poll released Thursday.
- Brazil president vows to fight ouster, but options limited Updated: May-19-16 2:02 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Hours after lawmakers voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff last week, Brazil's first female president blasted her enemies for making her "the victim of a great injustice" and promised a bruising fight to hold onto her mandate.
- Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy Updated: May-18-16 6:36 am
WASHINGTON - Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances.
- Survey shows Indiana water systems with lead service lines Updated: May-16-16 12:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Nearly 100,000 customers of Indiana's largest water systems have service lines made of lead or lead components, according to a recent newspaper report.
- EXCHANGE: For this church, gay congregants 'bring new life' Updated: May-16-16 7:34 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - Kankakee's St. John's United Church of Christ is no stranger to taking the road less traveled.
- Virginia Beach voters to weigh in on light rail this fall Updated: May-16-16 1:13 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach voters will get to weigh in on whether the city will pay to extend the light rail from Norfolk to Virginia Beach.
- Triumph for UK woman who refused to wear high heels at work Updated: May-12-16 2:19 pm
LONDON - A British receptionist who mustered public support after she was sent home from work for refusing to wear heels has been vindicated.
- Poll: Millennials more open to idea of slavery reparations Updated: May-11-16 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON - A vast majority of white Americans say there should not be reparations for African-American descendants of slaves, but more than half of blacks say it's a good idea and Hispanics are almost evenly split, according to a new poll.
- Survey: Orlando homelessness declined by almost a quarter Updated: May-10-16 4:13 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A new survey says the number of homeless people in metro Orlando has declined by almost quarter in the past year.
- Study: Costs for most long-term care keep climbing Updated: May-10-16 1:18 pm
Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually, according to a survey from Genworth Financial.
- Ohio Gov. Kasich keeps low profile since ending 2016 bid Updated: May-09-16 12:12 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has quickly transitioned from being in the public spotlight to keeping a low profile.
- 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.
- Connecticut Democrats re-nominate Blumenthal for Senate Updated: May-07-16 4:51 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Democrats have nominated Richard Blumenthal to serve a second term in the U.S. Senate.
- Ayotte's Senate rival trying to hang Trump around her neck Updated: May-07-16 2:56 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte casts herself as independent, focused on New Hampshire over party politics in her re-election bid. But now she's trying to fight off a different label, one that Democrats will assign her at every turn: Loyal ally of Donald Trump.