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Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' — and the feeling is mutual

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a club Donald Trump was never really interested in joining and certainly not so soon: the cadre of former commanders in chief who revere the presidency enough to put aside often...

'Defeat the lies': Biden speaks of duty to defend the truth

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared Wednesday that truth and democracy are under attack in America and he pledged to usher the post-truth era out of U.S. politics. Biden ...

Plunged into virus 'dark winter,' Biden must lead US out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden predicted he would take office amid a “dark winter,” and the outlook is only getting bleaker. No matter his first acts in the White House,...

Will Trump's mishandling of records leave a hole in history?

The public won’t see President Donald Trump’s White House records for years, but there’s growing concern that the collection won’t be complete, leaving a hole in the history of one of America’s most t...

Will Trump's mishandling of records leave a hole in history?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The public won’t see President Donald Trump’s White House records for years, but there’s growing concern the collection won’t be complete, leaving a hole in the history of one of Ame...

No surprise: Trump left many clues he wouldn't go quietly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he'd try to burn the place down on his way out the door. The clues spread over a lifetime of refusing to acknowledge de...

CIA's new recruitment website aims to diversify spy agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — WANTED: Spies from all backgrounds and walks of life. Striving to further diversify its ranks, the CIA launched a new website Monday to find top-tier candidates wh...

White House wins ruling on disclosing health care prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Trump administration's plan to require hospitals and insurers to disclose the actual prices for common tests and procedures. ...

Trump: Classified material can be used in Durham probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating the origins of the FBI's probe into the 2016 election now has the authority to use classified information indefinitely in his investigation, a proce...

Rules eased for water from showerheads, a Trump pet peeve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has relaxed a regulation restricting water flow from showerheads, a pet peeve of President Donald Trump, who complained that he wanted more water to make his...

Biden to receive first intelligence briefing Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will begin receiving the nation's most sensitive secrets Monday as they prepare to assume office on Jan 20. ...

Biden moves forward without help from Trump's intel team

WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential race was hovering in limbo in 2000 when outgoing President Bill Clinton decided to let then-Gov. George W. Bush read the ultra-secret daily brief of the nation’s mos...

US voters have spoken: What's next to make it official?

WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's election was not the last step in selecting Joe Biden as the next American president. Under a system that’s been tweaked over two centuries, there is still a weeks-long t...

Biden moves forward without help from Trump's intel team

WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential race was hovering in limbo in 2000 when outgoing President Bill Clinton decided to let then-Gov. George W. Bush read the ultra-secret daily brief of the nation’s mos...

Candidate concessions have been colorful, funny — or absent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Losing presidential candidates have conceded to their opponents in private chats, telegrams, phone calls and nationally televised speeches. Al Gore conceded twice in the same race. P...