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As he rails on election, Trump largely mum on toll of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been highlighting lots of really big numbers this week: New highs for the stock market. The 100-plus House members backing a lawsuit challenging his electi...

House approves defense bill with veto-proof margin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Tuesday easily approved a wide-ranging defense policy bill, defying a veto threat from President Donald Trump and setting up a possible showdown wi...

House moves to approve defense bill amid Trump veto threat

The Democratic-controlled House is moving toward approval of a wide-ranging defense policy bill, even as President Donald Trump renews his threat to veto the bill unless lawmakers clamp down on social...

Taiwan FactCheck Center warns against fake Starbucks travel mug offer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has warned netizens against a fake Starbucks message circulating on LINE that claims the coffee chain is offering 2,000 travel mugs for f...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump floods rally with audacious falsehoods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump flooded his first postelection political rally with debunked conspiracy theories and audacious falsehoods Saturday as he claimed victory in an election he deci...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump floods rally with groundless grievances

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump flooded his first postelection political rally with groundless grievances and debunked conspiracy theories Saturday as he declared himself the winner of an ele...

Taiwan determines pictures of men not ROC founding father

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three supposed pictures of a youthful Republic of China (ROC) founder Sun Yat-sen (孫中山) actually show a famous Japanese actor and a Chinese engineer, reports said Friday (...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims of vote rigging are all wrong

Clinging to notions of widespread vote rigging that his own attorney general has disputed, President Donald Trump repeated a litany of baseless assertions Wednesday of political corruption, machine t...

Lawmakers bristle after Trump threatens defense bill veto

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is closing out his relationship with Congress with one more power jab, threatening to veto a hugely popular defense bill unless lawmakers clamp down on big tec...

The Latest: Biden unveils Jan. 20 inaugural committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 8:46 a.m. President-elect Joe Biden is taking the first formal preparations for his Jan...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump clung to false notions Sunday that Joe Biden stole the presidential election, citing thousands of votes magically switched to the president-elect and poll watc...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts military role in vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his administration's crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual di...

Fact check: How deadly is the coronavirus in Germany?

How can the current increase in the death toll be explained? The number of new coronavirus infections in Germany began rising sharply in early October. Since mid-November, after the country implement...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's flailing effort resting on mendacity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's flailing attempt to cling to office after voters decisively chose to oust him has taken the country into a dark and fictional place. Accord...

The Latest: Sen. Alexander seeks 'smooth' transfer of power

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The Republican Senate Health committee chairman says the Trump administratio...