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'It's About Time': Trump Pardons Late Boxer Jack Johnson

'It's About Time': Trump Pardons Late Boxer Jack Johnson

By Jill Colvin | May 25
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Puts Words in Clapper's Mouth

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Puts Words in Clapper's Mouth

By Calvin Woodward | May 25
President Donald Trump is twisting the words of his predecessor's national intelligence director as part of his stepped-up effort to trash the credibility of the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Lawsuits Seek Removal of Arkansas Ten Commandments Display

Lawsuits Seek Removal of Arkansas Ten Commandments Display

By Andrew DeMillo | May 25
Opponents of a Ten Commandments display at the Arkansas state Capitol filed federal lawsuits Wednesday to have the monument removed, arguing it's an unconstitutional endorsement of religion by government.

Ethics Complaint Made Over 2017 Reporter Attack

Ethics Complaint Made Over 2017 Reporter Attack

By Matt Volz | May 24
The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year.

Trump Predicts Auto Workers Will Be 'Very Happy' on NAFTA

Trump Predicts Auto Workers Will Be 'Very Happy' on NAFTA

By Ken Thomas | May 24
President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that U.S. automakers and auto workers would be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

By Lisa Marie Pane | May 23
If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington Blame Game

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington Blame Game

By Calvin Woodward and Elliot Spagat | May 21
When President Donald Trump and his environmental chief sat down with different audiences this past week, the blame game was on display. So was some chest-thumping.

Trump Pulls Back from Brink of Trade War with China

Trump Pulls Back from Brink of Trade War with China

By Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman | May 21
President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

By Mark Sherman | May 21
The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests.

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

May 21
A young gay couple were left "stunned" after a Lyft drive in Indianapolis, Ind. booted them from his car on May 5 when they briefly kissed in the back seat.

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