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How Trump's big military parade evaporated into thin air

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled Friday u...

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has admitted error for its false claim President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It...

Secretly taping conversations is not unknown in Trump world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman's former colleagues say they are shocked that she secretly recorded private con...

Lordy, they have tapes: Secret tapes in Trump orbit not new

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman's former colleagues say they are shocked that she secretly recorded private con...

What the Trump lawyer recording does - and doesn't - tell us

WASHINGTON (AP) — The audio recording of President Donald Trump and his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, captures the two men discussing hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair. ...

Trolls and snowflakes: Once-stuffy DC embraces tough slang

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House speaker dismissed the actions of a U.S. president as merely "trolling." And the nation's attorney general knocked America's university students as a bunch of sensitive "sno...

The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the week when "would" turned into "wouldn't" and "no" meant "yes," as President Donald Trump and his top aides tried to walk back several of his comments on Russia and the F...

Let's be clear: The White House week of walk-backs

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the week when "would" turned into "wouldn't" and "no" meant "yes," as President Donald Trump and his top aides tried to walk back several of his comments on Russia and the F...

Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his supporters are using a new buzz phrase to diagnose his critics. They call it: "Trump Derangement Syndrome." The term is intended to d...

Trump embraced Putin, America groaned. What happens next?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington political playbook suggests President Donald Trump should make clear — and fast — that the U.S. isn't in the pocket of Russia President Vladimir Putin. But apologies a...

Smile! Supreme Court nominees and the art of the schmooze

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh's wooing of the Senate is a time-honored tradition, including awkward grip-and-grin photo ops and light conversation that skirts the contentious issues that lie ahead...

Hero or Villain? Trump's court pick is in for a fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the Constitution. To Democrats, he's a threat to women's reproductive rights and the Ob...

Who are Trump's top Supreme Court contenders?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination is expected on Monday, with three federal judges leading the pack. Here's a look at who they are (plus three more who haven't been c...

Who are the 4 Supreme Court contenders Trump has met so far?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices so far. Who are they? AMY CONEY BARRETT Barrett, 46, was a former l...

Things to know about abortion and the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights is emerging as a litmus test for the next Supreme Court nominee, with Democrats and at least one moderate Republican declaring they wouldn't support a nominee who opp...