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'One screen, two movies': Conflicting conspiracy theories emerge from the Trump rally shooting

Jul. 18, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former president is wounded in a shooting, the gunman quickly neutralized, and all of it is caught on camera. But for those who don't believe their eyes, that's just the start of the story. For some supporters of Donald Trump, the failure of the Secret Service...

Democrats making a fresh push for Biden to reconsider running in runup to their own party convention

Jul. 18, 2024 09:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats worried about President Joe Biden's ability to win this November are making a renewed push for him to reconsider his reelection bid, using mountains of data, frank conversations and now, his own time off the campaign trail after testing positive for COVID-19, to...

2024 Election Latest: Trump to speak at RNC as convention enters fourth day, Biden has COVID-19

Jul. 18, 2024 09:09 AM EDT

The Republican National Convention culminates Thursday with former President Donald Trump expected to accept the party’s presidential nomination, achieving a comeback four years in the making and anticipated even more in the past week in light of Saturday’s assassination attempt. ...

FACT FOCUS: A look at Biden's economic policies related to rising prices

Jul. 18, 2024 08:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's economic policies have been slammed by several speakers at the Republican National Convention. But some of the criticism was off base. Here's a look at the facts. ___ North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on the economy:...

Photos: A visual look at the 2024 Republican National Convention

Jul. 18, 2024 07:24 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of Republican delegates officially made Donald Trump their party's presidential nominee just days after he survived an assassination attempt. The shooting hung over the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, where prominent GOP officials and...

President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 while campaigning in Las Vegas, has 'mild symptoms'

Jul. 18, 2024 05:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 while traveling Wednesday in Las Vegas and is experiencing “mild symptoms” including “general malaise” from the infection, the White House said. Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Biden will fly to his...

Vance's night but Trump's party, Jan. 6 curtain call, Trump health still under wraps: RNC Takeaways

Jul. 18, 2024 04:56 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republicans welcomed JD Vance as Donald Trump's running mate on the same night devoted to blasting President Joe Biden's leadership on the world stage. Vance, the 39-year-old Ohio senator, offered his life story as a son of Appalachia to reaffirm Trump’s...

Families of service members killed during Afghanistan withdrawal criticize Biden at GOP convention

Jul. 18, 2024 04:53 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Relatives of some of the 13 American service members killed during the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan appeared on stage at the Republican National Convention Wednesday in an emotional moment that revived one of the low points of President Joe Biden's presidency. ...

Too soon for comedy? After attempted assassination of Trump, US politics feel anything but funny

Jul. 18, 2024 02:58 AM EDT

Political jokes: too soon? The answer from many quarters at midweek was a resounding yes, days after an assassination attempt against Republican former president Donald Trump rattled the nation over political violence that has been brewing in the United States for decades. ...

FACT FOCUS: Trump, in Republican convention video, alludes to false claim 2020 election was stolen

Jul. 18, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

DONALD TRUMP, alluding that the 2020 vote was stolen: “Whether you vote early, absentee, by mail or in person, we are going to protect the vote. That’s the most important thing we have to do is protect the vote. Keep your eyes open because these people want to cheat and they do cheat. And...