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Trump Says Critics Hate America, Despite His Own U.S. Putdowns

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Omar Praised al-Qaida

By Calvin Woodward |
Donald Trump has said that the U.S. is "dying," that America has "nothing, and that the nation's dreams are "dead." But he did not leave and "go ...

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Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

By Angie Wang and John Minchillo | Jul 20
The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural Appalachian county. Five children in one elementary school class were said to have lost a parent to overdoses.

Millennial Money: Credit Score Up? Build Credit Smarts, Too

Millennial Money: Credit Score Up? Build Credit Smarts, Too

By Amrita Jayakumar | Jul 20
Consumers' grasp of credit is the lowest it's been in eight years, according to an annual survey by credit scoring company VantageScore and the Consumer Federation of America, a nonprofit association of consumer groups.

Hand Signals and Post-its: The Hong Kong Protester Playbook

Hand Signals and Post-its: The Hong Kong Protester Playbook

By Yanan Wang | Jul 20
Hong Kong's youth are no rookies when it comes to protests. The city's young activists have fine-tuned their strategies since Occupy Central in 2014, a months-long pro-democracy demonstration that ended without tangible victories.

Trump Effect the Top Question in Virginia's Key Elections

Trump Effect the Top Question in Virginia's Key Elections

By Alan Sudermanman | Jul 20
Donald Trump has been very good for Virginia Democrats. Voters unhappy with the Republican president, particularly in suburban areas, powered historic Democratic gains in the state House two years ago.

Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

By Jim Mustian | Jul 19
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have remained tight-lipped about their rationale for charging only Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney and fixer, in a hush-money scandal in which they publicly implicated the president.

House OKs $15 Minimum Wage, Setting Marker for 2020 Campaign

House OKs $15 Minimum Wage, Setting Marker for 2020 Campaign

By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 19
House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election.

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes Stock Gains for the Less Wealthy

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes Stock Gains for the Less Wealthy

By Josh Boak | Jul 19
President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the facts when he says the rising stock market has largely benefited working-class Americans.

Trump Says Critics Hate America, Despite His Own U.S. Putdowns

Trump Says Critics Hate America, Despite His Own U.S. Putdowns

By Calvin Woodward | Jul 19
Donald Trump has said that the U.S. is "dying," that America has "nothing, and that the nation's dreams are "dead." But he did not leave and "go back" to anywhere, as he's saying other critics of the country should do.

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

Jul 19
Three members of a white supremacist group face sentencing on a federal riot charge in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California.

Elizabeth Warren Pitches New Constraints on Private Equity

Elizabeth Warren Pitches New Constraints on Private Equity

By Elana Schor | Jul 19
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry, pitching constraints designed to end what she decries as "legalized looting" by investment firms that take over troubled companies.

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