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Biden administration will investigate national security risks posed by Chinese-made 'smart cars'

Feb. 29, 2024 06:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing potential national security risks, the Biden administration says it will investigate Chinese-made “smart cars” that can gather sensitive information about Americans driving them. The probe could lead to new regulations aimed at preventing China from...

What is Super Tuesday? Why it matters and what to watch

Feb. 29, 2024 00:38 AM EST

The biggest day of this year's primary campaign is approaching as 15 states — plus American Samoa — vote in contests known as Super Tuesday. The elections are a crucial moment for President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, who are the overwhelming front-runners for...

Defense chief on the defensive: Lawmakers to confront Austin on secret hospital stay

Feb. 29, 2024 00:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will face Congress publicly for the first time Thursday to explain his failure to quickly notify the president and other senior leaders about his hospitalization last month for complications from prostate cancer surgery. He is...

Biden, Trump try to work immigration to their political advantage during trips to Texas

Feb. 29, 2024 00:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his likely Republican challenger Donald Trump both head to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Thursday in a sign of how central immigration has become to the 2024 election and how much both candidates want to use it to their advantage. ...

US adults fracture along party lines in support for Ukraine military funding, AP-NORC poll finds

Feb. 29, 2024 00:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for sending military aid to Kyiv, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....

McConnell's exit as Senate leader means new uncertainty as GOP falls in line with Trump

Feb. 28, 2024 22:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Sen. Mitch McConnell surprised colleagues Wednesday announcing he would step down as the Republican leader this fall, he knew the time had come. Hard-right Republican senators aligned with Donald Trump wanted to oust him. Trump was easily becoming the...

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump is immune from federal prosecution. Here's what's next

Feb. 28, 2024 22:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether former President Donald Trump should be immune from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference case could push a trial close to Election Day — or even beyond this year. The announcement Wednesday was...

The Latest | Families of hostages held in Gaza launch a 4-day march to demand their freedom

Feb. 28, 2024 22:02 PM EST

The families of hostages held in Gaza and their supporters are launching a four-day march from southern Israel to Jerusalem to demand their loved ones be set free. The march comes as negotiations are underway in Qatar to bring about a deal between Hamas and Israel that would lead to...

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Feb. 28, 2024 20:33 PM EST

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that is being closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection in November. Dr. Kevin O’Connor, Biden's physician, wrote that the...

Hunter Biden in defiant deposition blasts GOP, insists he did not involve his father in business

Feb. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden was defiant Wednesday in a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill, blasting a Republican impeachment inquiry into his father and the family's business affairs as a “house of cards” built on “lies” as he faced a battery of probing questions from lawmakers. ...