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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 13, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" —Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Cory Booker; Rep. Liz...

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

Sep. 13, 2019 1:16 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: Photo shows former President Ronald Reagan meeting with Taliban...

18 years later, America vows to 'never forget' 9/11

Sep. 11, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "Eighteen...

18 years later, America vows to 'never forget' 9/11

Sep. 11, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "As long as...

Trump tells rally crowd: Vote for Bishop in special election

Sep. 10, 2019 7:38 AM EDT

HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — Trying to prove his political clout by pushing a Republican to victory in a special election , President Donald Trump used a North Carolina rally to paint a bleak picture of a nation he claimed would be overrun with crime, poverty and immigrants if Democrats seize power in Washington....

The Latest: Charged WV pol says he didn't commit crime

Sep. 9, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on battery charges against a West Virginia lawmaker (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A West Virginia lawmaker says he doesn't think he committed a crime after being charged with battery for losing his temper over racist signs at the Capitol. Democratic Del. Mike Caputo on...

WV pol charged after anger over racist signs turns physical

Sep. 9, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker has been charged for kicking a door into a statehouse staffer and elbowing a delegate because he was mad about racist signs at the Capitol, authorities said. A criminal complaint filed Friday charges Democratic Del. Mike Caputo with misdemeanor battery for...

NC Congress vacancies soon filled with special elections

Sep. 8, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vacancies in two of North Carolina 13 congressional seats — one caused by a congressman's death and the other by a ballot fraud probe — should be finally filled after results of Tuesday's special elections are tallied. Candidates in the 3rd and 9th Congressional Districts...

N. Carolina election tests Trump clout, suburbs' GOP flight

Sep. 6, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

MINT HILL, N.C. (AP) — A tossup special election in North Carolina is shaping up as a pre-2020 test of President Donald Trump's pull on voters and whether the suburbs are continuing the flight from Republicans that fueled the party's 2018 House election losses. The House district flows eastward from the...

Dorian further dampens enthusiasm for NC congressional race

Sep. 5, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has created new challenges in the final days of campaigning for a North Carolina congressional seat that was already getting scant attention. As the hurricane scraped the coastline on its way toward the state, at least one campaign manager pulled signs for his...