Voting

Supporters of Justice and Development party (AK) wave Turkish flags and hold a poster of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside its offices in Istanbul, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan and the result will determine Turkey's long-term political future and will likely have lasting effects on its relations with the European Union and the world. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 16, 2017 - 5:41 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his office, although opposition parties questioned the outcome and said they would challenge the results. With 99 percent of the ballots counted, the "yes" vote stood at 51...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a hall following a news briefing in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's historic referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a "historic decision." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The European Union's top officials have responded cautiously to the outcome of Turkey's constitutional referendum and are...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 4:46 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The head of Turkey's electoral board has confirmed that the "yes" votes have won a critical referendum on whether to expand the...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 4:12 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 11 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan briefly struck a conciliatory tone in a speech after a close victory in Turkey's referendum...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 3:28 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says unofficial results show a referendum that will significantly expand the presidency'...
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In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, addresses lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to increase voter participation by targeting teenagers, Low has authored a measure to lower the voting age to 17. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 16, 2017 - 2:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. She was also upset that she couldn't do anything about it at the...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:46 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Turkey's Supreme Election Board has announced that ballot papers that don't bear the board's official seal will be deemed valid...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:08 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says that "yes" votes are leading in Turkey's referendum on expanding presidential powers. The...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a voting booth inside a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum to approve or reject a set of constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the president's powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:44 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish voters were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. If the "yes" vote prevails Sunday, the 18 constitutional changes will replace Turkey's...
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April 11, 2017 - 12:22 am
TILLERSON-SYRIA US seeks support on Syria, but big questions remain LUCCA, Italy (AP) — The United States struggled Monday to explain a Syria strategy that has yet to clarify key questions: Whether President Bashar Assad must go, how displaced Syrians will be protected and when America will feel...
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