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FACT FOCUS: A look at claims made at the Republican National Convention as Trump accepts nomination

Jul. 19, 2024 02:19 AM EDT

As former President Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday he laid out his vision for running the country. He painted a dire picture of the state of the U.S. and outlined a range of actions he planned to take. But his comments were marked with a myriad of false and...

Obama's dilemma: Balancing Democrats' worry about Biden and maintaining influence with president

Jul. 19, 2024 01:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has a delicate balance to strike: how to weigh the mounting opposition to President Joe Biden continuing his campaign with his loyalty to his former running mate. In recent days, Obama has taken calls from congressional leaders,...

Despair in the air: For many voters, the Biden-Trump debate means a tough choice just got tougher

Jun. 29, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sound you might have heard after the presidential debate this past week was of voters falling between a rock and a hard place. Apart from the sizable and pumped-up universe of Donald Trump's supporters, the debate suddenly crystalized the worries of many...

Former GOP Rep. George Nethercutt, who defeated House Speaker Tom Foley in 1994, dies at 79

Jun. 17, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt, who was a Spokane lawyer with limited political experience when he ousted Democratic Speaker of the House Tom Foley as part of a stunning GOP wave that shifted national politics to the right in 1994, has died. He was 79. Nethercutt...

How 'Eruption,' the new Michael Crichton novel completed with James Patterson's help, was created

Jun. 04, 2024 13:56 PM EDT

When “Jurassic Park” author Michael Crichton died from cancer in 2008, he left behind numerous unfinished projects, including a manuscript he began 20 years ago about the imminent eruption of Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano. Crichton's widow Sherri, who is CEO of...

Haiti's new prime minister vows to seek unity after he is selected by transitional council

May. 29, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haiti's newly chosen Prime Minister Garry Conille vowed to seek unity Wednesday in his first statement since a transitional council selected him to head the government in the troubled Caribbean country under siege by criminal gangs. Conille thanked the...

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

May. 24, 2024 09:31 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Judge in Trump’s hush money trial...