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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Minden-Tahoe Airport in Minden, Nev., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of falsehoods, Biden missteps

Sep. 14, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing defense on his handling of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is letting the falsehoods fly. Over the weekend, he railed against cases of voting fraud that didn’t exist, asserted that COVID-19 was “rounding a corner” despite what his top health advisers...

Courts weigh in on mail-in voting in Texas

Sep. 11, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas. (AP) — The most populous county in Texas can move forward with plans to send all registered voters a mail-in ballot application for the November general election, a state judge ruled Friday. The ruling comes a week after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, sued Harris County...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump takes a question from a member of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before boarding Marine One. On Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, The Associated Press reported on a video circulating online incorrectly depicting Trump lost and meandering around the White House lawn. The original Aug. 7, 2019 video clip, available on C-SPAN, was edited to make it appear the president is experiencing dementia symptoms ahead of the election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 11, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: A total of 19,888 fake driver’s licenses that were made in China...

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 1995, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. waves to the crowd as the sign in centerfield reads 2,131, signifying Ripken had broken Lou Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 consecutive games, at Camden Yards in Baltimore. It has been 25 years since Ripken broke Gehrig's major league record for consecutive games played, a feat the Orioles star punctuated with an unforgettable lap around Camden Yards in the middle of his 2,131st successive start. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin, File)

Iron streak, golden memory: Ripken embraces 2,131st game

Sep. 5, 2020 12:28 PM EDT

It’s been 25 years since Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s major league record for consecutive games played, a feat the Baltimore Orioles star punctuated with an unforgettable lap around Camden Yards in the middle of his 2,131st successive start. Since reaching that milestone on Sept. 6, 1995, Ripken...

With the Washington Monument in the background, a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House watches the Republican National Convention as it plays on a screen on the fourth day of the convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Health experts decry Trump's shunning of virus rules

Aug. 29, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public health experts expressed concern Friday about President Donald Trump's largely mask-free, socially un-distanced Republican convention event on the White House lawn, saying some of his 1,500 guests may have inadvertently brought and spread the coronavirus to others. “There...

FILE - In this July 14, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

With the conventions now over, what's next in campaign 2020?

Aug. 29, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have emerged from their presidential nominating conventions with each candidate believing he has a head of steam. Trump’s job approval ratings and standing in polls are perilously low for an incumbent, but Biden and other Democrats...

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow speaks during a Democratic presidential candidate forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. MSNBC mounted an aggressive on-air fact-checking operation during the Republican national convention, often breaking in to its telecast to question some of the claims made from the stage. Both Maddow and CNN's Daniel Dale aired “lightning-round” fact-checks following President Donald Trump's acceptance speech on Thursday night. The frequency of pre-taped speeches enabled MSNBC to call in experts to help with its fact-checking. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Conventions highlight aggressive fact-check efforts

Aug. 28, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow ended her fact-check mission with a lightning round after President Donald Trump's nomination acceptance speech — 12 corrections in about a minute. Or, rather, 11 corrections and a prediction. “Joe Biden will not bulldoze the suburbs,” she said. Throughout...

Today in History

Aug. 28, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 28, the 241st day of 2020. There are 125 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people listened as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln...

Court: Portland crowd control covers journalists, observers

Aug. 27, 2020 11:53 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday temporarily lifted a lower court’s preliminary injunction on federal law enforcement officers’ use of force, threats and dispersal orders against journalists and legal observers working at Portland protests. The...

With the Washington Monument in the background, a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House watches the Republican National Convention as it plays on a screen on the fourth day of the convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

What virus? At GOP's convention, pandemic is largely ignored

Aug. 27, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a stunning scene in a country where parents and children have been laid to rest without their loved ones present, schools have gone to online-only learning and businesses have shut their doors to halt the spread of the coronavirus. On Thursday night, about 1,500 people gathered on...