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Biden votes early in Delaware for November midterms
Politics

Biden votes early in Delaware for November midterms

President Biden — accompanied by one of his granddaughters, a first-time voter — cast his midterm ballot on Saturday.In-person early voting in his home state of Delaware, where Mr. Biden regularly returns for weekends, began Friday. Democrats nationwide have encouraged voters to take advantage of early voting, either by mail-in ballots or at precincts where available to maximize turnout. Mr. Biden said he was feeling good about the midterms, which will decide control of Congress for the next two years. U.S. President Biden and his granddaughter Natalie Biden after they voted early in Wilmington, Delaware, on Oct. 29, 2022. Natalie Biden is a first-time voter and daughter of the late Beau Biden. TASOS KATOPODIS/A...
Judge in Maryland Strikes Down Library E-Book Law | Entertainment News
Entertainment

Judge in Maryland Strikes Down Library E-Book Law | Entertainment News

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National WriterNEW YORK (AP) — In a legal case closely watched by libraries and the publishing industry, a federal judge in Maryland struck down a state law requiring publishers to make e-books available on “reasonable terms" to libraries if they were also being offered to the general public.The Association of American Publishers, the industry's trade organization, had contended that the bill violated the United States Copyright Act by allowing states to regulate publishing transactions. The Maryland law was passed with overwhelming support a year ago, and included provisions for fines up to $10,000 and higher.Maryland U.S. District Judge Deborah L. Boardman issued her decision Monday, four months after she had enjoined the Maryland Act, writing at the time that the la...