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AP FACT CHECK: Answers to Trump's Tweets on Russia Probe

AP FACT CHECK: Answers to Trump's Tweets on Russia Probe

By Calvin Woodward | Feb 23
By its nature, the special counsel investigation of Russian activities in the U.S. election is casting a wide net in its search for malfeasance. That hasn't stopped President Donald Trump from seeming to presume where it's going,

Perdue to Food Box Critics: Give the Idea A Chance

Perdue to Food Box Critics: Give the Idea A Chance

Feb 23
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.

Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Coverage for All' Plan

Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Coverage for All' Plan

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Feb 23
A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

Democrats on House Panel Urge Equifax to Extend Protections

Democrats on House Panel Urge Equifax to Extend Protections

By Kevin Freking | Feb 23
Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking the credit-monitoring company Equifax Inc. to provide free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.

Florida Students Not Backing Off Push for Gun Regulations

Florida Students Not Backing Off Push for Gun Regulations

By Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout, and Terry Spencer | Feb 22
The student-driven movement to rewrite gun laws showed no sign of waning a week after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school, with politicians yielding to pressure to respond.

Another Former Employee Sues Google Over Issues of Diversity

Another Former Employee Sues Google Over Issues of Diversity

Feb 22
Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity.

AP FACT CHECK: Where are Trump's 'Tougher' Steps on Russia?

AP FACT CHECK: Where are Trump's 'Tougher' Steps on Russia?

By Ken Thomas | Feb 22
President Donald Trump says he's been "much tougher" on Russia than his predecessor - but his evidence remains scant at best.

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that Family's Profiting from Presidency

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that Family's Profiting from Presidency

By Muneeza Naqvi | Feb 22
Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote business ventures.

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

Feb 22
Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year, but with the U.K. government divided over the direction Brexit should take, pro-EU campaigners are trying to make the country change course.

Stuck in an Opioids Crisis, Officials Turn to Acupuncture

Stuck in an Opioids Crisis, Officials Turn to Acupuncture

By Jennifer McDermott, Dake Kang, and Mike Stobbe | Feb 21
Acupuncture is increasingly being embraced by patients and doctors, sometimes as an alternative to the powerful painkillers behind the nation's opioid crisis.

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