"I just hope I won't cry. It's amazing to think that 19 years ago he was inaugurated there, and now he's lying there. If he was not here we would not have had peace in South Africa." — Paul Letageng, 47, an employee of the seat of the South African government as anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela lied in state.
"This response is neither acceptable nor does it befit a democracy. As church bells ring tonight amidst the smoke in the streets of Kyiv...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are ready to propel another one of President Barack Obama's court picks through the Senate, now that outnumbered Republicans have less power to block the president's nominees than they used to.
The Democratic-led chamber planned Wednesday to consider Obama's choice of Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to join the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
That debate was allowed after senators voted 56-42 on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.
Those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality in the workplace, according to the report released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.
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The Associated Press-GfK poll on President Obama, Congress and the 2014 election was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 5-9. It is based on online interviews of 1,367 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
The original sample was drawn from a panel of respondents recruited via phone or mail survey methods. GfK provides Internet access to panel recruits who don't already have it. With a probability basis...