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Trump, Biden Marking 9/11 With Very Different Tones

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — One spent time quietly consoling families. The other proclaimed America’s might. President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden marked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday at memorial services where their differences in style couldn’t have been more sharply on display. Trump...

AP Fact Check: Pence Misleadingly Links Iran General to 9/11

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump closed out the old year by reprising a selection of his most familiar falsehoods and putting a few of his predecessor's accomplishments in his own win column. His vice president, seeking to justify the U.S. military’s targeted killing of a top Iranian general, helped begin...

Did Reagan Meet With Taliban?

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are...

Mets’ Alonso Buys Custom 9/11 Cleats for Teammates

NEW YORK — Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet. Alonso coordinated the purchase and production of custom 9/11 cleats for Mets players to...

Respects Paid to America's Heroes at Expanded 9/11 Memorial in Clovis

Emotions flowed Wednesday morning in Clovis as about 500 people vowing to "never forget" paid their respects at the newly expanded California 9/11 Memorial. Situated at the business park that formerly housed Pelco, the 18th annual remembrance featured for the first time replicas of the Twin Towers and the Pentagon,...

18 Years Later, America Vows to ‘Never Forget’ 9/11

NEW YORK — Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows Wednesday to "never forget" 18 years after the deadliest terror attack on American soil. Victims' relatives assembled at ground zero, where the observance began with a moment of silence and the tolling of bells at 8:46 a.m. — the...

Afghans Brace for Fresh Violence After US-Taliban Talks Halt

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghans braced for a possible new wave of Taliban violence on Monday after President Donald Trump abruptly called off talks with the insurgent group, which vows to continue its fight against what it calls "foreign occupation." Trump's surprise weekend announcement came shortly before a string of highly sensitive days in Afghanistan,...

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