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In this photo taken in November 2019, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with his traveling national press secretary, Remi Yamamoto, on a flight to South Carolina. Richard Grenell, President Donald Trump's former ambassador to Germany and former acting director of national intelligence, tweeted this photo on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, alongside a photo of Biden standing outdoors while wearing a mask. The tweet, which claims that Biden wears a mask outside but doesn't wear one on his plane, creates the false impression that this photo of Biden without a mask was taken during the coronavirus pandemic. (Adam Schultz/Biden for President via AP)

Widely shared photo of Biden without mask was taken in 2019

Nov. 2, 2020 4:35 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump's supporters have seized on a photo circulating on Twitter since late Sunday that shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden not wearing a mask while he talks to a campaign staffer on a plane. Why wasn't Biden, who has made a point to put on a facial covering...

FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo then-Rep. John Ratcliff R-Texas, testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, has been working to declassify details about the Russia investigation, which culminated in the 2019 report by former special counsel Robert Mueller. (Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

AP Explains: Trump slams Russia probe; Dems cry foul

Oct. 7, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia probe is back in the political spotlight. President Donald Trump this week ordered the declassification of all documents related to how the FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies investigated Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race. Democrats quickly called the move a...

FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, then-Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration has agreed to provide in-person briefings on threats to the November election to key members of Congress. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe agreed to brief the Senate and House intelligence committees, backing down from a decision to provide information only in writing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)

Trump intel chief unveils unverified Russian info about Dems

Sep. 29, 2020 9:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he has declassified Russian intelligence alleging damaging information about Democrats during the 2016 election even though he acknowledged it might not be true. The announcement, just hours before the first...