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Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 25
For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks.

Trump Wrestles With Implications of Credibility Issues

Trump Wrestles With Implications of Credibility Issues

Mar 25
President Trump has presented himself as the last honest man in Washington, but a new poll has found that 60 percent of voters do not find him honest.

Denis Voronenkov Killed in Latest Violence Against Kremlin Critics

Denis Voronenkov Killed in Latest Violence Against Kremlin Critics

Mar 25
Ukraine's president blames Russia for the killing of Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker and vocal Kremlin critic who defected last year. This is just the latest incident of violence involving people critical of Moscow.

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

By Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont | Mar 25
Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker who once worked for Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Atlanta, embraces his role as the nation's first candidate to personify the Trump opposition movement.

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Mar 23
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

By Jim Drinkard | Mar 23
Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor's health care law, President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that's unsupported by the data.

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

By Jill Colvin | Mar 22
The episode resulted in a real-time fact-checking of President Donald Trump by the FBI director - an unprecedented moment that put a sharp focus on a pattern of misstatements and mischaracterizations by the White House.

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

By Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day | Mar 22
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government.

GOP May Revise Obamacare Replacement Plan to Rally Conservatives

GOP May Revise Obamacare Replacement Plan to Rally Conservatives

Mar 20
The House is expected to vote this week on the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

FBI Director Comey to Testify on Russia, Trump Wiretap Probes

FBI Director Comey to Testify on Russia, Trump Wiretap Probes

Mar 20
Two of the country's highest-ranking intelligence officials could shed light on the extent of Russia's involvement in the presidential election.

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