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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Data, Dems Cut Some Corners

WASHINGTON — Rallying in swing-state Wisconsin, President Donald Trump used misleading economic data to claim he’s created a “blue collar boom" while Democrats vying to replace him cut some corners on the facts in their latest presidential debate. “More tha...
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23 States Sue Trump to Keep California’s Auto Emission Rules

SACRAMENTO — California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks. "The Oval Office is really not a place for on-the-job tra...
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Preventing 2020 Campaign Cyberattacks Won’t Be Easy or Cheap

WASHINGTON — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks continuing well into Donald Trump's presidency. "If you are the Pen...
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Amid Clouds of Dust, Border Wall Prototypes Are Demolished

SAN DIEGO — The government is demolishing eight prototypes of Donald Trump's prized border wall that instantly became powerful symbols of his presidency when they were built nine months after he took office. The Trump administration says elements of the pro...