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AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the opening presidential debate, both denied making statements that they are plainly on record as having said....

The Latest: Updates from the 1st presidential debate
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- The Latest on the first of three presidential debates between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT):...

At each other from the start: Clinton, Trump debate
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled Monday night over trade, taxes and how to bring good-paying jobs back to the United States as they opened their first face-to-face presidential debate....

VIEWER'S GUIDE: Trust and temperament key themes in debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue - an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years....

Suburban NY police prep for presidential debate
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Demonstrators are expected at Hofstra University for Monday night's showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but police are keeping them at a distance from the debate hall....

The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):...

Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people....

How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates
NEW YORK (AP) -- Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch....

Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs....

LePage's documents don't back up claims on blacks, Hispanics
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs....

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