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Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Mar. 23, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Miami Heat nearing the end of a grueling but successful stretch, they turned to their closer yet again. Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Heat remain alone in eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 113-108 win over the Washington Wizards...

The Latest: Barr decision on report to cause fireworks

Mar. 23, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 5 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told House Democrats she would reject any classified briefing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, saying the information must be provided to Congress in a way that...

Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

Mar. 23, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow's efforts...

In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller's done

Mar. 23, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming in appearance that she was able to quietly slip past the crowd of reporters gathered in the hallways of the Rayburn House Office Building. Without being...

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his record speaks

Mar. 23, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election. McCain can't respond but his record speaks. Trump misrepresented it, on matters stretching from McCain's school days to his funeral,...

The Latest: Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

Mar. 23, 2019 4:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States sanctions on North Korea (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, ordering them withdrawn. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump "likes...

The Latest: Mueller passes Russia probe to attorney general

Mar. 22, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Special counsel Robert Mueller has closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency but launching...

Wild edge Capitals 2-1 to move into playoff position

Mar. 22, 2019 10:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Greenway pumped his fist, and Luke Kunin held out his arms waiting for teammates to join him. They celebrated like kids after performing like seasoned veterans. With the Minnesota Wild outside a playoff position with little margin for error, the kid line of Kunin, Greenway and Ryan...

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe with no new indictments

Mar. 22, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges Friday, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the still-confidential findings. The report's...

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Mar. 22, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board. Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political circles, served as...