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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Lashes Out on Russia Probe

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Lashes Out on Russia Probe

By Calvin Woodward | Feb 19
President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive.

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

By Jessica Gresko | Feb 19
Like a number of states, Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls to reduce the potential for confrontations or voter intimidation. But that could change.

Number of Lawsuits Challenging Opioid Industry Still Growing

Number of Lawsuits Challenging Opioid Industry Still Growing

Feb 17
The number of lawsuits continues to grow in a combined federal challenge of drug companies' role in the opioid crisis.

'Adios Amazon': Tech Giant Sparks Georgia Capitol Debate

'Adios Amazon': Tech Giant Sparks Georgia Capitol Debate

By Ben Nadler | Feb 15
With Atlanta among the 20 cities on the short list to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters, the corporate giant's name has become a contentious rallying cry inside the conservative Georgia Capitol.

Trump: Gut Funding for Climate Science, Boost Fossil Fuels

Trump: Gut Funding for Climate Science, Boost Fossil Fuels

By Michael Biesecker | Feb 14
The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels.

'I Feel Trapped': Violence Fuels Fear Among Myanmar Muslims

'I Feel Trapped': Violence Fuels Fear Among Myanmar Muslims

By Foster Klug | Feb 13
Rohingya in Yangon describe a sense of rising persecution and hatred, of vanishing freedoms and opportunities, of Buddhist neighbors and friends suddenly more willing to publicly express sympathies with the military's destruction of Rohingya villages.

Trump Infrastructure Plan Relies on State, Local Funding

Trump Infrastructure Plan Relies on State, Local Funding

By Jonathan Lemire and Martin Crutsinger | Feb 13
The massive infrastructure plan's path through a polarized Congress isn't clear. Congress has just dealt with two federal government shutdowns and is turning its attention to immigration.

Little-Known Investor Gives Millions to N. Carolina Politics

Little-Known Investor Gives Millions to N. Carolina Politics

By Gary D. Robertson | Feb 12
North Carolina's newest and biggest political spender is a private investment firm founder and a virtual unknown in state politics who's saying little for now about his reasons for quickly giving millions to help influence elections.

In Pennsylvania, Tax Arguments From Dems, GOP Get Early Test

In Pennsylvania, Tax Arguments From Dems, GOP Get Early Test

By Bill Barrow | Feb 10
In southwest Pennsylvania, Democratic congressional hopeful Conor Lamb hammers the new Republican tax law as a gift to corporations and the wealthy.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Overlooks MS-13 Gang's American Roots

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Overlooks MS-13 Gang's American Roots

By Josh Boak and Calvin Woodward | Feb 9
President Donald Trump is portraying the violent MS-13 gang as a collection of immigrants sneaking illegally into the U.S., an account that ignores the organization's homegrown roots and the fact many of its members are U.S. citizens.

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