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Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:36:52 GMT2018-02-19T22:36:52Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104....



What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:42:23 GMT2018-02-19T18:42:23Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button....



Study cited for blaming autism on TV cartoon does not exist

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:04:54 GMT2018-02-19T18:04:54Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- There is no Harvard study that says a British children's television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims. In fact, there's at least one peer-reviewed study that hints that a children's television show may help autistic kids....



Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:48:48 GMT2018-02-19T13:48:48Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's union leaders are about to find out if they were right to fiercely oppose Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court as a pivotal, potentially devastating vote against organized labor....



AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:41:21 GMT2018-02-19T05:41:21Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. He denied he had ever absolved Russia of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite his plentiful record of voicing doubts on that question....



For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:33:37 GMT2018-02-19T05:33:37Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it....



Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:26:56 GMT2018-02-19T02:26:56Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from "a vile attack" after two ex-wives accused Porter of domestic abuse....



After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:02:54 GMT2018-02-18T19:02:54Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel....



Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:21:54 GMT2018-02-17T14:21:54Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton....



AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:17:42 GMT2018-02-17T14:17:42Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago....