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AP Fact Check: UK Leadership Contenders Make Wild Promises

AP Fact Check: UK Leadership Contenders Make Wild Promises

By Jill Lawless | Jul 18
Contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt both say they will break the country's political deadlock over Brexit, take Britain out of the European Union, boost the economy and bring a divided country back together.

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Omar Praised al-Qaida

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Omar Praised al-Qaida

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jul 17
In trying to make the case that Rep. Ilhan Omar loves terrorists, President Donald Trump put words in her mouth.

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to U.S.

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to U.S.

By David Sharp | Jul 17
Hundreds of Africans trying to escape violence and poverty are forgoing a journey to Europe for a longer, still-dangerous land route to the United States through South America.

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

Jul 16
Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.

Johnson, Hunt Raise Brexit Stakes with Irish Border Views

Johnson, Hunt Raise Brexit Stakes with Irish Border Views

By Jill Lawless | Jul 16
The two contenders to become Britain's next prime minister raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will discard a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by outgoing leader Theresa May.

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Jul 15
A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to face a state judge who could add another life sentence, plus 419 years.

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

Jul 15
An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K. out of the European Union without a deal.

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

By Larry Neumeister | Jul 15
Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recent days to say he abused them when they were underage.

AP Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

AP Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, and Seth Borenstein | Jul 15
In large measure, the progress they cited pre-dates Trump's presidency. And in some of the particulars, they were wrong. For example, the air is not cleaner under Trump.

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