Another possible risk in U.S. election – ‘faithless electors’

By Tom Hals U.S. presidents are chosen by electors, party loyalists who pledge to vote for their candidate once their state's voters have made their...

Europe weighs risk of a disputed result as U.S. election looms

By Robin Emmott, Andreas Rinke and Luke Baker With less than three weeks until the U.S. presidential election, European capitals are concerned about the risk...

Early voting begins in crucial Florida as campaign enters closing stretch

By Joseph Ax Early voting for the Nov. 3 presidential election begins in the crucial battleground state of Florida on Monday as a record 28...

Trump administration denies California request for more wildfire aid

By Nichola Groom The Trump administration has denied a request by California for additional wildfire recovery relief, saying the September blazes, part of the state's...

Exxon and Chevron donate more campaign cash to Democrats as fracking battle looms

By Liz Hampton The two largest U.S. energy firms, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, have increased their share of campaign donations to Democrats this...

Biden and Trump return to campaign trail after dueling town halls

By Michael Martina and Steve Holland President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will return to the campaign trail on Friday with visits to...

Update on the 2020 U.S. ELECTION

President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden return to the campaign trail with visits to three battleground states after clashing from afar...

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