Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump and his fitness to ...

Michigan leader: Trump didn't ask for election interference

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump did not ask Michigan Republican lawmakers to “break the law” or “interfere” with the election during a meeting at the White House, a legislative leader sai...

Taiwanese-American businessman Andrew Yang could be next US commerce secretary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American entrepreneur and former presidential contender Andrew Yang could be the next secretary of commerce of the United States, according to a CNN report Satur...

Birthday time: Biden turns 78, will be oldest U.S. president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In exactly two months, he'll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high ...

CNN's Amanpour regrets equating Trump with Nazi assault

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Christiane Amanpour says she regrets equating President Donald Trump's tenure to Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the Holocaust's launch. ...

Ohio Republican governor tweaked by Trump, praised by Biden

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine found himself on the receiving end of criticism by President Donald Trump and praise by President-Elect Joe Biden on Monday, with the result bein...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's bogus claims about Biden win, vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is rebelling against Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election with denial, delay and outright misrepresentation. Trump rag...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 16, the 321st day of 2020. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16,...

Biden advisers to meet vaccine firms as Trump stalls handoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump's refusal ...

Trump putting democracy to the test after his loss to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winston Churchill was not known for leaving his thoughts unspoken. One of them was this: "It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump relies on falsehoods to deny Biden win

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rebelled this past week against Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election with denial, delay and outright misrepresentation. Trump raged about...

Trump, still not conceding defeat, trumpets vaccine progress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gliding over significant challenges still to come, President Donald Trump offered a rosy update on the race for a vaccine for the resurgent coronavirus as he delivered his first publ...

New Yorker parts ways with Jeffrey Toobin after Zoom snafu

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker has parted ways with longtime staff writer Jeffrey Toobin after he reportedly exposed himself during a Zoom conference last month. He had already been on suspension and ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims on vaccine, election are wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Refusing to concede a presidential election he lost, President Donald Trump sought falsely to take full credit for drugmaker Pfizer Inc.’s announcement that its COVID-19 vaccine may...

For some who bore toll of virus, Biden offers sign of hope

After a brutal year of trying to save the sick and burying the dead, news of Joe Biden’s ascension to president-elect came to some as a glimmer of hope that an end to the coronavirus misery might be i...