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Anti-Trump Groups Stick to Resist Tactics in Wake of Shooting

Anti-Trump Groups Stick to Resist Tactics in Wake of Shooting

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jun 19
Liberal groups resistant to Republican policies say they have no plans to change their tactics or approach after a gunman apparently driven by his hatred of President Donald Trump opened fire at a GOP baseball practice.

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to Believe, Trump or His Lawyer?

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to Believe, Trump or His Lawyer?

By Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard | Jun 19
President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians' meddling in the 2016 election. Here are the facts.

White House Without a Plan to Address Debt Ceiling

White House Without a Plan to Address Debt Ceiling

By Josh Boak | Jun 19
The White House lacks a unified plan to increase the government's borrowing cap as a likely September deadline is drawing near, said Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Oliver Stone on New Documentary, 'The Putin Interviews'

Oliver Stone on New Documentary, 'The Putin Interviews'

Jun 16
For his latest documentary, "The Putin Interviews," Stone was granted extensive access to the Russian president and no topic was off limits.

Journalist Souad Mekhennet's New Book Goes Behind the Lines of Jihad

Journalist Souad Mekhennet's New Book Goes Behind the Lines of Jihad

Jun 15
For nearly 20 years, journalist Souad Mekhennet has covered some of the world's most dangerous conflicts. Her latest book, "I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad," recounts some of her most dangerous assignments.

AP FACT CHECK: Ethics Checks Move Along Despite Trump Beefs

AP FACT CHECK: Ethics Checks Move Along Despite Trump Beefs

By Julie Bykowicz | Jun 15
The Office of Government Ethics is actually moving faster on Trump's nominations than it did under President Barack Obama, data from the office show.

GOP's Pursuit of Health Care Overhaul Comes with Risks

GOP's Pursuit of Health Care Overhaul Comes with Risks

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 13
Republicans are trying to scale back major benefit programs being used by millions of people. And they're trying to do it even though much of the public is leery of drastic changes, and there's no support outside the GOP. It's not stopping them.

Creep of The Week: Donald Trump

Creep of The Week: Donald Trump

By D'Anne Witkowski | Jun 12
As Benjamin Franklin was leaving the Constitutional Convention of 1787 somebody asked him what kind of government the U.S. was going to have. "A republic," he replied. "If you can keep it." But are we honestly even trying any more?

Sen. King on Focus of Attorney General's Upcoming Testimony

Sen. King on Focus of Attorney General's Upcoming Testimony

Jun 12
Independent Senator Angus King of Maine is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He will hear from Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday about the Russia investigation.

Did NSA Leak Suspect Expose Other State Secrets?

Did NSA Leak Suspect Expose Other State Secrets?

Jun 11
Government lawyers say they're concerned NSA contractor and Air Force vet Reality Leigh Winner, who's accused of leaking government secrets, might have stolen or exposed other state secrets.

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