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Right-Leaning Nonprofit Paid Whitaker Nearly $1 Million

Right-Leaning Nonprofit Paid Whitaker Nearly $1 Million

By Michael Balsamo and Chad Day | Nov 21
Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn't disclose its donors, according to newly released financial disclosure forms.

Walmart Requests Refund after U.S. Senator's 'Hanging' Remark

Walmart Requests Refund after U.S. Senator's 'Hanging' Remark

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 21
Walmart is asking U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith to return a recent campaign contribution because of comments by the Mississippi Republican that dredged up strong emotions about the state's history of racial violence.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Inflates Value of Saudi Arms Deal

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Inflates Value of Saudi Arms Deal

By Calvin Woodward and Robert Burns | Nov 21
President Donald Trump vastly inflated the value of planned Saudi investments in the U.S., as he explained why he's "standing with Saudi Arabia."

Saks Accused of Race, Age Discrimination in Lawsuit

Saks Accused of Race, Age Discrimination in Lawsuit

By Deepti Hajela | Nov 21
Eight former employees at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store filed a race and age discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the high-end store and its corporate parent, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and unfairly fired.

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

By Juana Summers | Nov 20
Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate

In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate

By Bill Barrow | Nov 20
Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.

Report: Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Government Work

Report: Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Government Work

Nov 20
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, The Washington Post reported Monday.

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

By Robert Burns | Nov 20
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 19
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Nov 19
President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management.

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