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Gov. Greg Abbott wants to raise the stakes for protesters during a divisive Texas election

Republicans sue Texas governor over expanded early voting
Cindy McCain endorses Biden for president in rebuke of Trump
  How you can register to vote on National Voter Registration Day
  Judge: Postal Service must process election mail on time
  German journalists visit Hawkins to discuss upcoming presidential election

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  How you can register to vote on National Voter Registration Day

Find out about voter registration deadlines by state, voting times and locations, whether or not you’re eligible to register.

  Judge: Postal Service must process election mail on time

The U.S. Postal Service must live up to its responsibilities to timely process election mail by treating it as a priority, a New York judge ordered on Monday.

  German journalists visit Hawkins to discuss upcoming presidential election

Americans are not the only ones interested in our November elections, as a European news agency is in East Texas on that subject. A news crew from German news magazine 'Der Spiegel' is in Texas to gauge the presidential election in November.

  Gregg County elections official talks about changes voters will see at the polls

KLTV’s Jamey Boyum talks with Gregg County Elections Administrator Kathryn Nealy

USPS sends vote-by-mail postcard to households

The mailing comes in the aftermath of questions about whether the agency was up to the task and questions from the White House about the validity of mail-in and absentee voting systems in various states.

Expect US election to have consequences for troops overseas

While both talk about troops withdrawals, each has, in some ways, tried and failed.

  2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The protests come after prosecutors said two officers who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, were justified in using force to protect themselves after they faced gunfire from her boyfriend.

TikTok’s owner applies for Chinese license to close US deal

TikTok’s owner said Thursday it has applied for a Chinese technology export license as it tries to complete a deal with Oracle and Walmart to keep the popular video app operating in the United States.

Trump promises ‘born alive’ executive order in appeal to anti-abortion voters

Organizations representing obstetricians and gynecologists say the law already provides protections to newborns, whether born during a failed abortion or under other circumstances.

  Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

  Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon.

  US experts vow ‘no cutting corners’ as vaccine tests expand

A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.

  Trump tightens Cuba sanctions as he woos Cuban-American vote

President Trump said the new steps announced by the Treasury Department will ensure that U.S. dollars do not fund the Cuban government, but go directly to the everyday Cubans.

Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Wednesday.

  Trump Homeland Security pick denies intelligence meddling

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security denied allegations Wednesday that he molded intelligence reports to suit the administration, telling a Senate committee that a recent whistleblower’s report is “patently false.”

Judge: Eric Trump must give NY deposition before election

A judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump must testify in a New York investigation into the family’s businesses before the November election.

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  New Smith County Health Authority appointed

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  WATCH: UT Tyler professor explains how the electoral system decides the presidency

Owens explains how a candidate can win the popular vote, and what it means to be a swing state.

  History-making all-female fire rescue crew

An all-women fire crew in Florida breaks barriers.