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Inside Bolton's exit: Mongolia, a mustache, a tweet

Sep. 11, 2019 8:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton was in Mongolia. More than 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) away, President Donald Trump orchestrated an image for the world's front pages by becoming the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, shaking hands with Kim Jong Un on the north side of the demilitarized zone....

Short-lived partnership between Census and Muslim group over

Sep. 3, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and an Islamic civil rights group has ended just days after it was announced, following a backlash from conservative media. The Department of Commerce — the agency that oversees the Census Bureau — confirmed to The Associated...

Trump attacks on Google recycle baseless claims

Aug. 20, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump has been on a tear about Google that traces back to a series of unfounded claims about the technology giant circulating among conservatives. Among those claims: that Google interferes with U.S. elections, is biased against conservatives and prefers working with...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Aug. 16, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Dr. Michael Baden, 85, the pathologist who investigated the...

Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 5-11

Aug. 13, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.66 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.76 million. 3. "Celebrity Family Feud," ABC, 4.78 million. 4. "The $100,000 Pyramid," ABC, 4.67 million....

Fox's Carlson calls white supremacy 'a hoax.'

Aug. 7, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson faced criticism Wednesday for declaring white supremacy "a hoax," the same day President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, after a white gunman who had written an anti-Hispanic rant killed 22 people. Carlson has faced criticism before for his...

Nielsen's top programs for July 29-Aug. 4

Aug. 6, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 29-Aug. 4. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "Presidential Debate" (Wednesday), CNN, 10.77 million. 2. "Presidential Debate Analysis" (Wednesday), CNN, 9.21 million. 3. "Presidential Debate" (Tuesday), CNN, 8.69...

Ratings reflect paucity of mid-summer scripted TV series

Jul. 30, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS crime series "Instinct" finished first last week in what seems like a race to the bottom. It was the 20th most-watched program on the Nielsen company's weekly list, and the only comedy or drama scripted series to make the Top 20. There were no scripted series that were among the 40...

Nielsen's top programs for July 22-28

Jul. 30, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 10.13 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.81 million. 3. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 6.62 million. 4. "Celebrity Family Feud," ABC, 5.62 million....

Slow ratings start for CBS' O'Donnell after first week

Jul. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS chose the middle of the summer for Norah O'Donnell to debut as "CBS Evening News" anchor, so probably should not be surprised that not too many people noticed. The Nielsen company said that 5.24 million people watched her newscast each day on average last week. That's essentially...