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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)

Trump pushes into Nevada, questions integrity of election

Sep. 13, 2020 1:31 AM EDT

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Kicking off a Western swing, President Donald Trump barreled into Nevada for the weekend, looking to expand his path to victory while unleashing a torrent of unsubstantiated claims that Democrats were trying to steal the election. Trump defied local authorities by holding a Saturday...

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

Trump pushes into Nevada, questions integrity of election

Sep. 13, 2020 1:00 AM EDT

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Kicking off a Western swing, President Donald Trump barreled into Nevada on Saturday looking to expand his paths to victory while unleashing a torrent of unsubstantiated claims that Democrats were trying to steal the election. Trump defied local authorities by holding a rally in tiny...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump clasps his hands as he speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump acknowledged that from early on he was intentionally “playing down” the threat from the coronavirus outbreak that has gone on to kill more than 190,000 Americans. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump's virus debate: Project strength or level with public

Sep. 12, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” — President Franklin D. Roosevelt. “Men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.’” — British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. "One day, it’s like a miracle, it will...

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to a campaign rally in Freeland, Mich., in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Trump on virus; Biden missteps

Sep. 12, 2020 9:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Explaining his deceptive assurances about the pandemic, President Donald Trump suggested he was doing what Winston Churchill had done, soothing the public in a time of danger. That's not how it went down in World War II. Churchill did not tell Britons that Nazi Germany was “under...

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally at MBS International Airport, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Freeland, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump revels in packed Michigan crowd amid book fallout

Sep. 10, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

FREELAND, Mich. (AP) — Reeling from another crisis of his own making, President Donald Trump tried to refocus attention on his Democratic rival at a rally in battleground Michigan Thursday as he pushed to move past revelations that he purposefully played down the danger of the coronavirus last winter. But...

Today in History

Aug. 14, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2020. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 14, 1997, an unrepentant Timothy McVeigh was formally sentenced to death for the Oklahoma City bombing. (McVeigh was executed by lethal injection in 2001.) On...