Breakdown of Taylor Swift tickets investigated by attorneys general

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ticketmaster’s breakdown in Taylor Swift ticket sales is a mess that some attorneys general can’t shake. As fans shared their outrage and grief over the fruitless hours spent searching for seats for Swift’s upcoming concert tour, top legal chiefs in Nevada, Tennessee and Pennsylvania have launched an investigation into the fiasco. … Read more

Shake it off? Parents are short for Taylor Swift tickets

NEW YORK (AP) — They were intended as birthday presents. They had to be Christmas presents. They were supposed to be the most special special treats for young Taylor Swift fans. Instead, for many parents, the hour-long Ticketmaster debacle they had to endure on Tuesday to score concert seats left them empty-handed and frustrated — … Read more

California to decide on sports betting measures

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most expensive ballot bet in U.S. history failed Tuesday when California voters overwhelmingly rejected sports betting initiatives by Native American tribes and the gaming industry. About $460 million has been raised in a competitive effort to expand gambling and try to capture a share of a potential billion-dollar market in … Read more

GOP Rides Latino Support in Florida as Miami-Dade Goes Red

MIAMI (AP) — For some Democrats, losing Miami-Dade County in south Florida was unthinkable. The state’s most populous county and Democratic stronghold, home to 1.5 million voting-age Latinos, has been the scene of virtually every successful statewide Democratic campaign over the past two decades. But in Tuesday’s midterm elections, the GOP battered Democrats in Miami-Dade … Read more

GOP Rides Latino Support in Florida as Miami-Dade Goes Red

MIAMI (AP) — For some Democrats, losing Miami-Dade County in south Florida was unthinkable. The state’s most populous county and Democratic stronghold, home to 1.5 million voting-age Latinos, has been the scene of virtually every successful statewide Democratic campaign over the past two decades. But in Tuesday’s midterm elections, the GOP battered Democrats in Miami-Dade … Read more

Tropical Storm Nicole forces evacuation in Bahamas, Florida

Tropical Storm Nicole drove people from their homes in the Bahamas and threatened to become a rare November hurricane in Florida on Wednesday, closing airports and Disney World as well as prompting evacuation orders including former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. Hundreds of people sought shelter in the northwest Bahamas from the approaching storm, which … Read more

California races emerge in battle for control of US House

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Early returns Tuesday showed close contests in a number of California’s competitive U.S. House races that will play out for control of Congress next year. What do you need to know In a key race in Orange County, Democratic Rep. Katie Porter had an early lead over Republican Scott Baugh In … Read more

Nicole strengthens, threatens coasts of Bahamas and Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole barreled toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast on Tuesday and was forecast to develop into a hurricane within the next few days. A number of warnings and patrols remain in place. Many areas are still reeling from damage from Hurricane Ian, which slammed into the southwestern Gulf … Read more

Governor DeSantis faces voters in a changing Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis won re-election to a second term Tuesday with a dominant victory over Democrat Charlie Crist, cementing his rise as a prominent GOP star with potential White House ambitions. DeSantis’ victory continues a rightward shift in what was once the nation’s largest swing state, with voters even … Read more

Governor DeSantis faces voters in a changing Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis won re-election to a second term Tuesday with a dominant victory over Democrat Charlie Crist, cementing his rise as a prominent GOP star with potential White House ambitions. DeSantis’ victory continues a rightward shift in what was once the nation’s largest swing state, with voters even … Read more