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Full text of Mueller's questions and Trump's answers

Apr. 18, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller's written questions and Donald Trump's written responses, the only direct exchange between the special counsel's office and the...

Today in History

Apr. 17, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 17, the 107th day of 2019. There are 258 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 17, 1972, the Boston Marathon allowed women to compete for the first time; Nina Kuscsik was the first officially recognized women's champion, with a time of 3:10:26. On...

Correction: Election 2020-Bill Weld story

Apr. 16, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In a story April 15 about former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former Sen. Jesse Helms represented South Carolina. He represented North Carolina. A corrected version of the story is below: Weld says he is seeking GOP nomination for president...

Affidavit details fraud case of man linked to Russian agent

Apr. 16, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

A South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent is accused of obtaining at least $2.3 million from 78 people for bogus investments dating to at least 1997, according to documents unsealed Monday. Businessman and conservative political operative Paul Erickson, of Sioux Falls, has pleaded not guilty...

Trump speaks with Jimmy Carter about China trade

Apr. 15, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke over the weekend with former President Jimmy Carter about his China policies and "numerous other topics." White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says Trump reached out to Carter on Saturday after the former president wrote him "a beautiful letter" about ongoing...

Jemele Hill still speaking her mind, this time on podcast

Apr. 13, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill has moved on, but not from speaking her mind. The former ESPN host, best known to the non-sports world for tweets about President Donald Trump that provoked the White House to unsuccessfully seek her firing, launches a weekly podcast Monday on Spotify. On the show, "Jemele Hill...

Schultz launches Midwest tour, says he'd win with GOP votes

Apr. 9, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz launched a heartland tour in reliably GOP Kansas on Tuesday, saying he can win the presidential race as an independent candidate by drawing much of his support from disaffected Republicans. Schultz spent part of a town hall meeting on the University...

Bush Foundation wants retired Air Force One plane in museum

Apr. 8, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The George and Barbara Bush Foundation has asked that an Air Force One plane set for retirement in 2025 be permanently exhibited at the late president's museum at Texas A&M. If approved, the U.S. Air Force would permanently loan the Boeing VC-25A to the George H.W. Bush Presidential...

Postal Service to issue stamp honoring George H.W. Bush

Apr. 8, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush. The Postal Service said Saturday that the commemorative Forever stamp featuring Bush will be issued on his birthday, June 12. A first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held that day at the...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's bad-guy talk belies migrants' reality

Apr. 7, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump talks about the masses of Central Americans trying to get into the U.S., he describes a horde of beefy men with ill intent, "some of the roughest people you've ever seen," and mocks them for acting like frightened babies so soft-hearted Americans will take them...