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Farmers stand at La Boquilla Dam, where they wrested control on Tuesday from National Guard troops in order to close the valves and reduce the flow of water toward the United States, in Chihuahua State, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Tuesday's clash between hundreds of farmers and National Guard troops was the latest flashpoint in a months-long conflict over the Mexican government's attempts to pay off its water debt with the United States over objections of local farmers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

Mexico official: Woman's death at water protest was accident

Sep. 18, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The commander of Mexico’s National Guard said Friday the death of a woman shot by guard members at a water protest in northern Mexico earlier this month was “a regrettable accident.” Protesters had fought guardsmen and taken over a dam that is releasing water to pay...

President Donald Trump gestures for Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, to speak during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant views on voting, Biden miscues

Sep. 7, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been putting forth convoluted guidance to his supporters on submitting double votes in the November election, an act that would be illegal and risk public safety in the pandemic. In a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also...

A protester holds a flag during a Black Lives Matter march Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Latest: Protesters march in Kenosha after Trump visit

Sep. 1, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Demonstrators marched through Kenosha after President Donald Trump wrapped up his visit to the area. More than 100 people followed a man with a megaphone, shouting, “Arrest the police”...

President Donald Trump talks to business owners Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, as he tours an area damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump visits Kenosha, calls violence 'domestic terrorism'

Sep. 1, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump stood at the epicenter of the latest eruption over racial injustice Tuesday and came down squarely on the side of law enforcement, blaming “domestic terror” for the violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and making no nod to the underlying cause of anger...

President Donald Trump speaks as he tours an area Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, that was damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misstates what happened in Kenosha

Sep. 1, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is not waiting for a trial to sort out what happened on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, where prosecutors say a 17-year-old with a semi-automatic rifle fatally shot two men on a night of protest and violence. He’s giving an account at odds with the...

Volunteers paint murals on boarded-up businesses in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at an

AP FACT CHECK: Trump tweets distort truth on National Guard

Sep. 1, 2020 6:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's become a pattern when unrest flares in a city: President Donald Trump suggests he has National Guard troops ready to send to the scene and takes credit for dispatching them and restoring calm while he accuses Democrats of being squishy on law and order. That's a distortion. Trump...

Portland police take control of the streets after making arrests on the scene of the nightly protests at a Portland police precinct on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 in Portland, Ore. Oregon State Police will return to Portland to help local authorities after the fatal shooting of a man following clashes between President Donald Trump supporters and counter-protesters that led to an argument between the president and the city's mayor over who was to blame for the violence.(AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)

Sheriffs reject governor's plan to curb Portland violence

Aug. 31, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sheriffs from two counties in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, on Monday emphatically rejected a plan by the state’s governor for their deputies to help patrol the city following last weekend's deadly shooting of a right-wing supporter of President Donald Trump. Their decision...

Kyle Rittenhouse, left, with backwards cap, walks along Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, with another armed civilian. Prosecutors on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 charged Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters and the wounding of a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a night of unrest following the weekend police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Adam Rogan/The Journal Times via AP)

Teen accused of killing 2 thrust into debate over protests

Aug. 28, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

ANTIOCH, Ill. (AP) — A white 17-year-old who says he went to protests in Wisconsin to protect businesses and people has become a flashpoint in a debate over anti-racism demonstrations that have gripped many American cities and the vigilantism that has sometimes met them. On Tuesday, Kyle Rittenhouse...

STORY REMOVED: US--Police-Shooting-Wisconsin

Aug. 27, 2020 11:10 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about racial injustice protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin because in one reference it incorrectly referred to “Blake’s death” in the 9th through 14th writethrus. Jacob Blake remains hospitalized, but has not died. AP will...

Vice President Mike Pence arrives with his wife Karen Pence to speak on the third day of the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

GOP Convention takeaways: Pence pounces while crises swirl

Aug. 27, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans proceeded with the third night of their national convention, but many Americans — particularly those in the path of Hurricane Laura — were focused on more immediate concerns. Takeaways: PENCE TAKES ON ATTACK ROLE The attack role often assigned to vice...