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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during a event about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump speculates that China released virus in lab 'mistake'

May. 1, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has speculated that China could have unleashed the coronavirus on the world due to some kind of horrible “mistake,” and his intelligence agencies said they are still examining a notion put forward by the president and aides that the pandemic may have...

Justices: $18M campaign finance penalty to be reconsidered

Apr. 16, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to reconsider the largest penalty for campaign finance violations ever assessed in the state. A Thurston County Superior Court judge imposed a $6 million penalty against the Grocery Manufacturers Association — now known as the...