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Politics Sep 18Trump promotes false video of Rep. Omar
President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to share an edited video made by a conservative comedian that falsely accused Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of dancing and partying last week on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Politics Jul 28AP fact check: 2020 Democrats and their grasp of the facts
The candidates will be pressed on the economy, health care, immigration and much more in their second round of debates, this week in Detroit.
Politics Jul 20AP Fact Check: Trump and Dems on an incendiary week
President Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America.
Politics Jul 17AP fact check: Trump assails and misquotes Omar at rally
President Donald Trump at a rally on Wednesday misrepresented words from Rep. Ilhan Omar to make her sound like an al-Qaida sympathizer and exaggerated the performance of the economy under his watch.
Nation Apr 02How these scam ads promoting fake tax breaks prospered on Facebook
Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Nation Mar 28Chicago seeks $130,000 from Smollett for cost of investigation
The prosecution offered little explanation for the dismissal and sealed the case, but authorities still say the actor concocted the assault.
Nation Mar 26Jussie Smollett’s attorneys say all criminal charges dropped
Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped.
Nation Nov 19Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, killing 3
An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor whom he knew, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer, authorities…