Friday, October 20, 2017

AP poll

In this Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, Patrick Garvey, walks on what's left of his farm, as he talks to a reporter about by the destruction of his once-thriving enterprise, called The Grimal Grove by Hurricane Irma, in Big Pine Key, Fla

BY SETH BORENSTEIN and EMILY SWANSON WASHINGTON (AP) — After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming’s fingerprints. A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center ...
In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

BY MATTHEW PENNINGTON and EMILY SWANSON WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. Less ...
UCLA center Thomas Welsh, left, shoots as Southern California forward Chimezie Metu defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

BY JOHN MARSHALL The regular season is winding down, and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket. The penultimate week of the ...
In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, a woman weeps as election results are reported during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and EMILY SWANSON NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about what’s to come ...
In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, police confront protesters blocking Interstate-277 during demonstrations following the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, in Charlotte, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

BY EMILY SWANSON and VERENA DOBNIK NEW YORK (AP) — Emotionally wrenching politics, foreign conflicts and shootings at home took a toll on Americans in 2016, but they are entering 2017 on an optimistic note, according to a new poll ...
In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Montana.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans are willing to pay a little more each month to fight global warming — but only a tiny bit, according to a new poll. Still, environmental policy experts hail that as a ...
In this July 7, 2016, file photo, members of the Living Faith Christian Center congregation sing a hymn at a prayer vigil for Alton Sterling, who was shot by Baton Rouge police in Baton Rouge, La.

BY COREY WILLIAMS and EMILY SWANSON DETROIT (AP) — Crystal Webb cringes whenever a patrol car appears in her rearview mirror. She also never wants to see the inside of a police station again. Her personal experience with police, plus ...
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