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To hold onto Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes, President Trump needs to prove that a hidden groundswell of supporters exists — and will vote. Read more in the final installment of @AP  ’s #AmericaDisrupted  series.

AP Explains how the votes will be counted on election night. Find more #Election2020  explainer videos and stories from @AP  here:

Get more information here about how your state is handling #Election2020  voting during the pandemic, including deadlines for mailing back mail-in votes.

Deadly fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh showed no signs of abating despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. The latest clashes, which began Sept. 27, have used heavy artillery, rockets and drones.

Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon just south of New Orleans, where a pump system failure has raised the city's risk of floods.

The "Save the Children" slogan was made popular online this year by a splinter group of conspiracy theorists promoting QAnon. The movement’s rise has complicated the efforts of groups that have long worked to fight human trafficking.

Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street as virus cases spread and as European countries move toward imposing more restrictions. Crude oil prices fell sharply on expectations that demand for energy would weaken even more.

A member of the White House coronavirus task force says the increase in U.S. cases isn’t just because of more testing. Admiral Brett Giroir says the proof of the increase is the uptick in hospitalizations and deaths nationwide from COVID-19.


BREAKING: Justice Department officials tell The Associated Press that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.

BREAKING: 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman dies at 43 after 4-year fight with colon cancer, representative tells AP. Find updates here:

BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.

BREAKING: No officers charged directly in Breonna Taylor's death; 1 faces 3 counts over shooting into neighboring apartments.

BREAKING: Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN" the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.