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Politics Nov 14AP FACT CHECK: Trump relies on falsehoods to deny Biden win
President Donald Trump rebelled this past week against Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election with denial, delay and outright misrepresentation. Trump raged about widespread cases of fake ballots that aren’t so and undertook legal challenges that even state GOP…
Nation Oct 08Law enforcement preps for potential election-related unrest
It comes in the wake of claims by President Donald Trump and his allies that the vote will be rigged and his call to supporters to "go into the polls and watch very carefully."…
Nation Oct 06Trump’s return to the White House sparks fear, anger for residence staff
The West Wing of the White House is a ghost town. Staff members are scared of exposure. And now the executive mansion is a treatment ward for not one — but two — COVID patients.
Nation Sep 21Woman arrested in case of ricin letters sent to White House, Texas
The letter addressed to the White House appeared to have originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have said.
Politics Sep 17300 and counting: Push by feds to make arrests at U.S. protests
In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr's message was clear: Aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence.
Nation Aug 22AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distortion on Dems and the pledge
President Donald Trump is accusing the Democrats of taking God out of the Pledge of Allegiance at their national convention. He’s distorting what happened.
Nation Aug 20Former White House aide Bannon pleads not guilty in border wall money scheme
Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and three others "orchestrated a scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of donors" in connection with an online crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $25 million to build a wall along the southern border of…
Politics Aug 10Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House
President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon.
Politics Jul 30Trump floats November election delay, but that’s not within his power
President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a "delay" to the Nov. 3 presidential election, as he makes unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud.
Nation Jul 23Watchdog to review conduct of federal agents in Portland, D.C.
Among the questions being studied are whether the federal agents followed Justice Department guidelines, including on identification requirements and in the deployment of chemical agents and use of force.