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AP Fact Check: Mueller Interviewed Many Close to President

AP Fact Check: Mueller Interviewed Many Close to President

By Eric Tucker | Apr 23
President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn't want to hear the "good things" those people would say.

After IS Fall, Some Women Who Joined Plead to Come Home

After IS Fall, Some Women Who Joined Plead to Come Home

By Maya Alleruzzo, Philip Issa, and Andrea Rosa | Apr 23
The Associated Press interviewed four foreign women who joined the caliphate and are now among tens of thousands of IS family members, mostly women and children, crammed into squalid camps in northern Syria.

UK's May Under Fire As Parliament Returns from Brexit Break

UK's May Under Fire As Parliament Returns from Brexit Break

By Jill Lawless | Apr 23
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers returned to Parliament — and to Brexit wrangling — after an 11-day Easter break.

Accuracy at Core of Supreme Court Case over Census Question

Accuracy at Core of Supreme Court Case over Census Question

By Mark Sherman | Apr 22
Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered the way the census is conducted. Accuracy is at the heart of the Supreme Court case over the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question.

U.S. Increasing Pressure on Use of Iranian Oil

U.S. Increasing Pressure on Use of Iranian Oil

By Matthew Lee | Apr 22
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday.

Spain's Rural Regions Become Fierce Battleground for Votes

Spain's Rural Regions Become Fierce Battleground for Votes

By Artiz Parra | Apr 22
Spanish politicians are swapping campaign buses for tractors, buddying up with hunters and inspecting home-grown tomatoes in Spain's often-neglected rural regions as they hunt for votes in Sunday's general election.

Homeless Shelter, Looming IPOs Have San Francisco on Edge

Homeless Shelter, Looming IPOs Have San Francisco on Edge

By Janie Har | Apr 22
The uproar is among recent examples of strife in an expensive city that is both overwhelmed by tech wealth and passionate about social justice.

Waikiki Flood Concerns Spur Push for Hawaii Shore Protection

Waikiki Flood Concerns Spur Push for Hawaii Shore Protection

By Caleb Jones | Apr 21
Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

Quest for Food Stamp Data Lands Newspaper at Supreme Court

Quest for Food Stamp Data Lands Newspaper at Supreme Court

By Jessica Gresko | Apr 21
In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. Their quest for information is about to take them to the Supreme Court.

Why Pete Buttigieg May Be Reviving Progressive Ideals of the Social Gospel Movement

Why Pete Buttigieg May Be Reviving Progressive Ideals of the Social Gospel Movement

By David Mislin | Apr 21
Buttigieg has said that "Christian faith" can lead one "in a progressive direction" and argued that Christianity teaches "skepticism of the wealthy and the powerful and the established." A century ago, such views flourished in the Midwest.

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