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Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Feb. 16, 2019 12:28 AM EST

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump also plays a central role in a...

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

Feb. 15, 2019 5:04 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs. The Strong family's three car dealerships in Salt Lake City could suffer a significant blow if President Donald Trump proceeds with...

California governor wants users to profit from online data

Feb. 13, 2019 9:31 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalizing on personal data they collect. The new governor has asked aides to develop a proposal...

Cohen postpones Senate interview, citing medical reasons

Feb. 11, 2019 5:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been postponed "due to post-surgery medical needs," his attorney said Monday. Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, is under subpoena from the committee and was scheduled to talk to the...

Possible impeachment could further upend Virginia politics

Feb. 10, 2019 8:06 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office. At least one...

Virginia lieutenant governor wants accusations investigated

Feb. 10, 2019 12:37 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor on Saturday called for authorities, including the FBI, to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him while defying widespread calls for his resignation with a plea for "space in this moment for due process." Democratic Lt. Gov....

The Latest: Sen Warner: 'Sexual assault is never acceptable'

Feb. 8, 2019 11:35 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout after two top Virginia Democrats admitted wearing blackface and another was accused of sexual assault (all times local): 11:15 p.m. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia is calling on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign after two women went public with allegations of...

Scandals drive calls for top Virginia leadership to resign

Feb. 8, 2019 11:28 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov. Ralph Northam made it clear he won't resign and the man in line to succeed him was hit with another sexual assault accusation and barraged with demands that he step down, too. Top Democrats, including a...

Virginia scandal could push newcomer into governor's office

Feb. 4, 2019 6:43 PM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Lingering doubts over Gov. Ralph Northam's political future after the publication of a racist yearbook photo could propel an African-American political newcomer into the governor's mansion. If Northam stepped down, Justin Fairfax would be the second African-American governor in...

Political death watch: Virginia governor weighs his future

Feb. 4, 2019 6:21 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A political death watch took shape at Virginia's Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook. Practically all of the state's Democratic establishment — and...