Virginia governor enables 200,000 felons to vote in November

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive order Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.

  • Written by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

175 states signing landmark Paris deal on climate change

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leaders from at least 175 countries were signing the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal took a key step forward, potentially entering into force years ahead of schedule.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, CARA ANNA