Government appointments and nominations
Indian court appoints committee to run national Olympic body
Aug. 17, 2022 03:30 AM EDT
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in India has appointed a committee to take over the running of the national Olympic committee and hold fresh elections within four months in...
CAS judges 'lacked anti-doping expertise' at Tokyo Olympics
By Graham Dunbar Jan. 21, 2022 06:31 AM EST
Supreme Court: Mortgage overseer structure unconstitutional
By Jessica Gresko Jun. 23, 2021 04:34 PM EDT
Cyprus gets new health minister in government mini-reshuffle
Jun. 22, 2021 10:33 AM EDT
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president on Tuesday appointed an economics professor as the country’s new health minister, after his predecessor asked to leave...
Michigan court asked to change dates to draw political maps
By Ed White Jun. 21, 2021 12:28 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — A clash over the Michigan Constitution hit the state's highest court Monday as a commission that must draw seats for Congress and the...
'Obamacare' survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge
By Mark Sherman Jun. 17, 2021 10:21 AM EDT
Selection process begins for Supreme Court succession
Jun. 17, 2021 12:01 AM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The selection process is underway to fill a vacancy on the New Mexico Supreme Court with the departure of Barbara Vigil at the end of...
Giuliani gets first shot at excluding materials from raids
By Larry Neumeister Jun. 16, 2021 04:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudolph Giuliani and his lawyers will get to designate which materials seized from him will be reviewed by a court-appointed expert reviewer to...
Editorial Roundup: Iowa
By The Associated Press Jun. 14, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Des Moines Register. June 11, 2021. Editorial: Stop messing around with congressional bipartisanship and move on infrastructure ...
In US, Pride Month festivities muted by political setbacks
By David Crary Jun. 11, 2021 10:05 AM EDT
Beshear announces change atop Kentucky Labor Cabinet
By Bruce Schreiner Jun. 08, 2021 01:02 AM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The longtime state executive who inherited oversight of Kentucky's beleaguered unemployment insurance system during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Jun. 02, 2021 10:10 AM EDT
South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 1, 2021. Editorial: Diversity finds another enemy: The Florida Supreme Court In a...
Committee unanimously endorses Stanfill for chief justice
Jun. 01, 2021 03:30 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The governor’s nominee for chief justice won praise Tuesday for her thoughtful decision making, commitment to justice and practical...
West Virginia library honored with top national award
May. 19, 2021 04:38 AM EDT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A public library in West Virginia was honored as one of six libraries and museums nationwide that made great contributions to their...
Conservatives push big issues to fore at Supreme Court
By Mark Sherman May. 18, 2021 01:42 PM EDT
Voters back bid to ban race discrimination in constitution
By Marc Levy May. 18, 2021 07:43 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters are backing a proposal to amend the state constitution to outlaw discrimination based on race and ethnicity, a...
Pittsburgh takes big step toward electing first Black mayor
May. 18, 2021 07:42 AM EDT
US eases asylum restrictions at border amid legal challenges
By Elliot Spagat And Adriana Gomez Licon May. 18, 2021 12:10 AM EDT
Pennsylvania's spring primary: ballot issues, judicial races
By Marc Levy May. 15, 2021 08:32 AM EDT
New circuit judge in Kanawha being sworn in next week
May. 13, 2021 04:32 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia family court judge will be sworn in next week as a circuit judge, officials said. Family Court...