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AP names 3 new deputy chiefs of bureau in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press on Wednesday named three editors to new positions leading its coverage of the U.S. government and American politics, naming J. David Ake, Kathleen Hennessey, Eli...

AP names Hennessey, Klapper to Washington leadership roles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has promoted reporters Kathleen Hennessey and Bradley Klapper to a pair of key leadership positions in its Washington bureau. Hennessey will direct coverage of t...

Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phones, invokes Watergate

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing Barack Obama of ordering his telephones tapped during last year's elections, offering no evidence while invoking politically charged referenc...

More clemency coming after Obama shortens Manning's sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker ...

Official: Trump briefed on potentially compromising report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top intelligence officials last week told President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him, a U....

FACT CHECK: Trump aide challenges press practices

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Donald Trump's top advisers says the president-elect's promises to shake up Washington extend to the White House briefing room. But he's relying on some incorrect facts to arg...

Obama orders review of election-season hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign ...

Trump's ties to 'Apprentice' raises conflict issues for NBC

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's continued stake in television's "Celebrity Apprentice" adds to questions about potential conflicts between his personal and public responsibilities, while raising new on...

Obama orders review of election hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says the president has ordered a review of the email hacking that rattled the presidential campaign. Obama's counterterrorism adviser Lisa Mo...

Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump declared Wednesday he will leave his business empire behind to focus on his presidency. But the prospect that he could simply shift more control to three o...

AP Analysis: Obama exudes calm about Trump as Democrats fret

LIMA, Peru (AP) — On the surface, President Barack Obama was cool-headed, cerebral and confident, doling out parting reassurances to world leaders on his final global jaunt. Behind the scenes, his aid...

Trump puts flame-throwing outsider on the inside

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a leading force of the far-right, a flame-throwing media mogul and professional provocateur, a man who made a career out of roiling the establishment from the outside, ...

Transition begins with Trump keeping journalists in the dark

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is keeping Americans in the dark about his earliest conversations and decisions as president-elect, bucking a long-standing practice intended to ensure the public has a ...

Trump bucks protocol on press access

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is keeping America in the dark about his earliest conversations and decisions about his incoming government, and bucking a long-standing practice intende...

Analysis: Trump's win a shock to the system

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shockwave. There's no other way to describe the massive change Americans voted for Tuesday. In electing Donald Trump to the White House, America...