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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on protecting seniors with diabetes in the Rose Garden White House, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

May. 28, 2020 11:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Trump had threatened social media companies with new regulation...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, May 27, 2020, after traveling to Florida. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

May. 27, 2020 10:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account — where else?...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019 file photo, Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. The United States is on track to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan as agreed in February, even as violence flares and the Taliban and the Afghan government have failed to start peace talks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

US on track to pull troops from Afghanistan despite turmoil

May. 15, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is on track to meet its commitment to the Taliban to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan by summer, even as violence flares, the peace process is stalled, and Kabul struggles in political deadlock. U.S. officials say they will reduce to 8,600 troops by July...

Democrat from Ryan Park running for Wyoming U.S. House seat

Apr. 7, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man who has split his time between southeast Wyoming and teaching overseas is running for the state's lone U.S. House seat. Carl Beach, 44, is so far one of two little-known Democrats competing for the job in Wyoming this year. Also running is Carol Hafner, of South Dakota, who ran...