Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the elegant East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in the Re...

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the ornate East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in the Rep...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 99% of virus cases benign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is understating the danger of the coronavirus to people who get it, as more and more become infected in the U.S. In his latest of many state...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's empty assurance on controlling virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We have it totally under control,” President Donald Trump said in late January. A month later: “The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA." April and M...

US nears 100,000 pandemic deaths: Does Trump feel your pain?

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost every...

AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger. So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump trashing virus science he doesn't like

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger. So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's perfect China 'ban,' death toll myths

WASHINGTON (AP) — Truth often takes a beating when President Donald Trump talks about his administration’s response to the coronavirus and the subsequent death toll in the U.S. This past week was no e...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely declares kids safe from virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that children are safe from the coronavirus as he pushes to reopen the country now and schools in the summer or fall. ...

Virus-afflicted 2020 looks like 1918 despite science's march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a century's progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-...

Virus-afflicted 2020 looks like 1918 despite science's march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a century's progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump won't admit failures in virus testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was displeased when the Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress joined in a statement declining to use coronavirus testing machines from the White House ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Biden 'apology,' virus test myths

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mischaracterizing Joe Biden's position on the U.S. pandemic response, stretching the facts on his own policies in the crisis and playing down the risk to me...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump cites a Biden apology but none offered

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stated falsely on Sunday that Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden apologized for calling him xenophobic in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Trump al...

AP FACT CHECK: Testing 'czar' rebuts Trump; vet care hyped

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diagnostic testing for the coronavirus is bound to go down in history books as one of the most consequential failures of the U.S. response to the pandemic. Seemingly blindered on the...