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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
AP FACT CHECK: If he's said it once, he's said it 100 timesPresident Donald Trump is holding firm on his insistence that coronavirus cases are rising in the U.S. purely because more people are being tested
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Amid Spread of Misinformation, Whispers on FB's Next MoveFacebook has been struggling lately over a massive advertiser boycott , partly driven by the company's refusal to address political ads spreading misinformation on the platform. Now, people familiar with Facebook's thinking say the company is considering banning political ads in the days leading up to the November election, per Bloomberg...
Newser2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 28, 2020, file photo Medical personnel attend a daily 7 p.m. applause in their honor, during the coronavirus pandemic outside NYU Langone Medical Center in the Manhattan borough of New York. Essential workers are lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes. But in most states nurses, first responders and frontline workers who get COVID-19 on the job have no guarantee they'll qualify for workers' comp to cover lost wages and medical care. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' compEssential workers are lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Amid a summer of racial unrest and calls for more diversity in leadership, President Donald Trump lags Democratic rival Joe Biden in the percentage of people of color on their campaign staffs, according to data the campaigns provided to The Associated Press.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump lags Biden on people of color in top campaign ranksAmid a summer of racial unrest and calls for more diversity in leadership, President Donald Trump lags Democratic rival Joe Biden in the percentage of nonwhite senior aides on their campaigns
The Associated Press8 hours ago
President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. When Trump convened the coronavirus roundtable on how to safely reopen schools, the seats surrounding him were filled with parents, teachers and local health officials. The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was relegated to secondary seating on the side. It was a telling indication of how Trump has sidelined and undercut federal health experts.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump threatens to pull tax exemption for schools, collegesPresident Donald Trump is determined to reopen the country
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Members of the media set up outside the Supreme Court, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Washington. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Manhattan district attorney can obtain Trump tax returns while not allowing Congress to get Trump tax and financial records, for now, returning the case to lower courts. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A look at the cases behind the Supreme Court rulings The Supreme Court's rulings in two cases involving access to President Donald Trump’s financial records were the last ones of the court's term
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 30, 2018, file photo shows Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts, as he sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. Roberts spent the night in the hospital in June 2020 after he fell and injured his forehead, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday, July 7. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Thomas spoke, Roberts ruled in unusual Supreme Court termJustice Clarence Thomas spoke and Chief Justice John Roberts ruled
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise in Washington. President Donald Trump isn’t just changing the presidency during his first term in office. He’s also changing Congress. More than perhaps any president in modern history, Trump has been willing to ignore, defy and toy with the legislative branch, asserting power and breaking norms in ways his predecessors would never dare.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
It's not just the presidency: Trump is changing the CongressThe presidency has been changed by Donald Trump during his first term in office
The Associated Press9 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks about the counternarcotics operations at U.S. Southern Command, Friday, July 10, 2020, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Storm clouds hang over Trump's attempted campaign rebootPresident Donald Trump’s efforts to restart his campaign are off to a bumpy start
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone accompanied by his wife Nydia Stone, right, arrives at federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentencePresident Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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