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Wisconsin holds primary vote despite coronavirus crisis

Apr 07, 2020 - 11:16 PM

With the Midwestern state ignoring calls to postpone the primary over health fears, many Wisconsinites are being forced into an agonizing decision: risk their health to fulfill their democratic right, or stay safe by staying at home

PRIMARY VOTE. An election observer cleans voting booths during a Democratic presidential primary election at the Kenosha Bible Church gym in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 7, 2020. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP

Foxconn 'adjusting' Wisconsin factory plans hailed by Trump

Jan 31, 2019 - 5:27 PM

The global economic climate – roiled by Trump's trade war with China where Foxconn has most of its assembly lines – leads officials at Foxconn to look again at the plans

ADJUSTED PLANS? US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Terry Gou (C), Chairman of Foxconn, an electronics supplier, during an announcement that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 26, 2017. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump hails $10B investment from Apple supplier Foxconn

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The businessman turned president made the announcement side by side with the Taiwanese tech giant s CEO Terry Gou as he tried to show his America First economic rhetoric is making a difference

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Terry Gou (C), Chairman of Foxconn, an electronics supplier, during an announcement that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 26, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Stein switches tactics in Pennsylvania recount drive

Dec 04, 2016 - 10:02 AM

UPDATED The Green Party drops a bid to pursue the recount in a state court citing difficulties raising a million dollar bond demanded by the tribunal but will press on in federal court instead

Voters cast ballots at a polling station at the Big Bear Lake Methodist Church in Big Bear, California, November 8, 2016. Bill Wechter/AFP

Experts, officials trash Trump claim of mass fraud

Nov 29, 2016 - 8:38 AM

Trump who spent the campaign warning that the result might be rigged is now – with his aides – pushing back hard as the Green Party works to secure recounts in 3 states which Trump won: Michigan Pennsylvania and Wisconsin

A man votes at a polling place at a high school in McLean, Virginia during the US presidential election on November 8, 2016.  Andrew Caballero-Reynods/AFP

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Nov 28, 2016 - 1:08 PM

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Trump claims 'serious' fraud, says millions voted illegally

Nov 28, 2016 - 1:15 AM

UPDATED Trump lets fly a series of early morning tweets in which he quotes Clinton about the need to respect the electoral process while continuing to wage an extraordinarily public battle over the makeup of his future cabinet

Voting booths set up and ready to receive voters inside a polling station in Christmas, Florida on November 8, 2016. After an exhausting, wild, bitter, and sometimes sordid campaign, Americans finally began voting Tuesday for a new president: either the billionaire populist Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, seeking to become the first woman to win the White House. / AFP PHOTO / Gregg Newton

Trump calls Wisconsin recount a 'scam' as Clinton camp joins

Nov 27, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Hillary Clinton s campaign says it will join the recount which was requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein although it has not seen any irregularities so far in the White House contest won by Trump

Voters cast ballots at a polling station at the Big Bear Lake Methodist Church in Big Bear, California, November 8, 2016. Bill Wechter/AFP

U.S. Green Party raises enough funds for Wisconsin recount

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:40 PM

The recount demands could reignite concern over the legitimacy of the vote which followed a bitter presidential campaign that included persistent charges of foreign hacking and rigging

Green party nominee Jill Stein speaks to members of the press before the start of a campaign rally at the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture on October 12, 2016 in New York City. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

National Guard activated after fatal Milwaukee shooting

Aug 15, 2016 - 6:24 AM

While an uneasy calm had returned to the affected neighborhood by Sunday afternoon Mayor Tom Barrett says the city still faces a very volatile situation

A handout picture made available by the Milwaukee Police Department shows a damaged police car after violence broke out in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, August 13, 2016. Milwaukee Police Department/Handout/EPA

US states sue federal government over transgender bathroom use

May 26, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Texas and 10 other states accuse the Obama administration of running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children and basic privacy rights

epa05303100 (FILE) A file picture dated 16 april 2016 shows an 'All Gender' bathroom sign at the San Diego International Airport in San Diego, California, USA. According to reports from 13 May 2016, the US administration plans to direct public schools to allow transgender students use whichever bathroom they prefer to match their gender identity. EPA/JASON SZENES

US toddler shoots mother dead

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:43 PM

A toddler riding in the back of a car accidentally shot dead his mother with a gun that slid out from under the driver s seat US police say

#USVote: Trump, Clinton score huge wins in New York primary

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:19 AM

5th UPDATE With races for the White House nomination in both parties so competitive it is the most consequential primary in decades in New York

VOTED. Tracee Zamperla (L) exits after voting in the New York state primary election at a polling site on the westside of Manhattan in New York, New York, USA, April 19, 2016. Peter Foley/EPA

White House hopefuls bombard NY in campaign blitz

Apr 18, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The overwhelmingly Democratic state votes Tuesday April 19 in its most decisive presidential primary in decades

STILL STANDING. From left to right: Ohio Gov John Kasich; Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders; Donald Trump; former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Texas Sen Ted Cruz. AFP and EPA file photos

Bruised in Wisconsin, Trump, Clinton eye friendlier New York

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:37 AM

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look to bounce back from unsettling presidential primary losses in Wisconsin training their sights in the next White House contests on friendlier ground – their home state of New York

VIEW FROM THE TOP. People look out on the skyline from the observation deck on the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center in New York, New York, USA, March 18, 2016. Justine Lane/EPA

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Apr 06, 2016 - 7:28 PM

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#USVote: Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders win Wisconsin

Apr 06, 2016 - 9:37 AM

UPDATED Their wins send a message to frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that their march to the nominations are not foregone conclusions

PRIMARY VOTING. Voters take to the polls at Milwaukee City Hall April 5, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Darren Hauck/Getty Images/AFP

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Apr 05, 2016 - 7:07 PM

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Wisconsin up for grabs as Trump, Clinton seek upsets

Apr 05, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and top Democrat Hillary Clinton are seen as underdogs against their never give up rivals

Tough task for Trump, Clinton as US primaries fire up again

Apr 03, 2016 - 10:20 AM

Frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both face the real possibility of losing in Wisconsin

STILL STANDING. From left to right: Ohio Gov John Kasich; Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders; Donald Trump; former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Texas Sen Ted Cruz. AFP and EPA file photos

Apple loses processor patent suit against University of Wisconsin

Oct 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Apple can face up to 862 million in fines or more if it is proven that the company willfully infringed on the patent

APPLE LOSES PATENT SUIT. The Apple iPhone 6 (C) and iPhone 6 Plus (R) are compared to an iPhone 5S (L) on display during Apple's launch event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, USA, September 9, 2014. File Photo by Monica Davey

Duke defeats Wisconsin to win 5th NCAA title

Apr 07, 2015 - 11:52 AM

The Blue Devils come from behind against the Badges to take home their 5th NCAA title to cap off March Madness

Duke star Jahlil Okafor throws down a one-handed dunk against the Wisconsin Badgers. Photo from the Sports Center Twitter account

NCAA: Wisconsin ends Kentucky's bid for undefeated season

Apr 05, 2015 - 3:08 PM

The Wisconsin Badgers handed the Kentucky Wildcats their first loss of the season to set up an NCAA Championship match with Duke

UPSET CITY. A 15-4 run over the last four and a half minutes earned Wisconsin the upset victory over Kentucky.Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Students march to protest black teen's killing in Wisconsin

Mar 10, 2015 - 8:32 AM

A member of slain teen Tony Robinson s multiracial family said that while Americans may have equal rights in theory practice is something else

'JUSTICE FOR TONY.' A man pauses by flowers, balloons and candles that line the road near the location where 19 year old Tony Robinson was shot and killed by a Madison police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, USA 09 March 2015. Officer Matt Kenny responded to a disturbance call and reportedly shot Robinson after being attacked by the unarmed man. Tannen Maury/EPA

Police officer shoots, kills black teen in Wisconsin

Mar 08, 2015 - 2:23 PM

The incident touches off protests in the Midwestern university city

No charges for Milwaukee cop who shot a black man

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM

A US police officer from Milwaukee who shot and killed an African American man in a park last April will not be charged

AFTER MILWAUKEE. Demonstrators protest against the August 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by holding their hands up while gathered on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri late on August 16, 2014. Photo by Joshua Lott / AFP

US to recognize gay marriage in seven more states

Oct 18, 2014 - 9:44 AM

The number of states legalizing gay unions is expected to grow

WE PROTEST. Demonstrators hold an anti-gay marriage rally inside the Utah State Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah after a federal judge ruled unconstitutional a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Utah. The Supreme Court has left the rulings in place. Photo by George Frey / Getty Images / AFP

US Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in more states

Oct 07, 2014 - 12:04 AM

UPDATED Same sex couples will soon be able to wed in up to 30 US states after the Supreme Court declines to consider – for now – a nationwide ruling on the divisive issue

WE PROTEST. Demonstrators hold an anti-gay marriage rally inside the Utah State Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah after a federal judge ruled unconstitutional a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Utah. The Supreme Court has left the rulings in place. Photo by George Frey / Getty Images / AFP

Scientist makes potent version of H1N1 flu

Jul 03, 2014 - 7:06 AM

Virologist Yoshihiro Kawaoka confirms that he has been able to make changes in a particular protein that would enable the 2009 H1N1 virus to escape immune protection

H1N1 STRIKES. A nurse inoculates a man with swine flu vaccine. Photo from AFP

Internet character inspired US girls to stab friend

Jun 04, 2014 - 1:13 PM

The victim lured into the woods and stabbed 19 times survives the incident and is in stable condition

Last dance: Rappler's Guide to the NCAA Final Four

Apr 03, 2014 - 3:48 PM

From 64 teams we re down to the Final Four With everyone s brackets long since busted Rappler breaks down the chances of the last NCAA men s basketball teams standing

AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR. Kentucky, Wisconsin, UConn and Florida will all vie for the grandest prize in men's college basketball

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 U.S. Electoral Map

Nov 11, 2012 - 2:07 PM

UPDATED Here is the 2012 US Election Map showing the distribution of the electoral votes as of Saturday November 10

#USvote: Electoral College tally

Nov 11, 2012 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Nov 11 Here is the Electoral College tally for the 2012 US presidential election based on projections from the major US networks ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX and the New York Times

LIVE: Obama wins, say U.S. media

Nov 07, 2012 - 8:19 AM

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Voters in full force for U.S. poll finale

Nov 07, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Freezing temperatures in the northeast light drizzle in Chicago and a threat of thunderstorms in Florida did little to deter citizens from lining up at polling stations

Obama, Romney end tumultuous White House campaign

Nov 06, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their final cases to Americans on election eve Monday November 5 capping a grueling negative multi billion dollar campaign and handing their fates to voters

THE BATTLE IS ON. This combination of file pictures shows US President Barack Obama (L) speaking during a campaign event at Prime Osborn Convention Center July 19, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida, and US Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington on October 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN /Nicholas KAMM/FILES

Obama, Romney fight toward finish line

Nov 04, 2012 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED Days before voters choose Obama and Romney chased one another through a handful of states that will decide Tuesday s too close to call election

FACE-OFF. US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and US President Barack Obama slug it out for votes in one of the "swing" states, Ohio. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (L) / Jewel Samad (R)

FBI: Sikh temple shooter had white supremacist ties

Aug 07, 2012 - 7:13 AM

Probers believe the slain suspect in a deadly attack on worshippers at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin had ties to

U.S. shooting 'domestic terrorism,' say police

Aug 06, 2012 - 6:34 AM

Investigators say they are treating the shootings in Wisconsin as a domestic terrorism type incident

7 in 'terror' gun attack on US Sikh temple

Aug 06, 2012 - 3:42 AM

UPDATED A gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple in the United States on Sunday triggering a shootout which left him and at least 6 others dead