August 26, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: GOP taps distortions to heap praise on Trump

WASHINGTON — Eric Trump echoed falsehoods of his father, Melania Trump credited her husband with a dubious religious first, and the president’s economic adviser wholly […]
August 26, 2020

AP Analysis: Trump's convention aims to airbrush his tenure

WASHINGTON — At President Donald Trump’s Republican convention, he is welcoming to immigrants, not the architect of some of the nation’s harshest anti-immigration policies. At […]
August 26, 2020

The Latest: India reports another 67,000 coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI — India has reported more than 67,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s number of reported infections to […]
August 26, 2020

Trump's convention gives platform to some with fringe views

WASHINGTON — An advocate of “household voting” in which husbands get the final say. A woman who has argued that school sex-ed programs are “grooming” […]
August 26, 2020

Minnesota makes $14.6 million push for COVID-19 saliva tests

Minnesota is finalizing plans for a new lab that would process COVID-19 tests based on saliva samples, an innovative approach to diagnosing patients that would […]
August 26, 2020

Secretive Palantir lifts veil before Wall Street stock sale

BOSTON — Palantir Technologies Inc., a data-mining company with deep ties to U.S. intelligence and military agencies, has shed a good deal of its trademark […]
August 26, 2020

Lobster fisher's pro-Trump speech sets off political spat

PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine lobster fisher spoke in favor of President Donald Trump’s trade policies during the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, earning a […]
August 25, 2020

Life Time seeks $130 million from insurer over COVID-19 losses

The Chanhassen-based fitness giant Life Time Inc. has sued its insurance company for $130 million for allegedly failing to cover losses tied to the COVID-19 […]
August 25, 2020

Environmental groups sue to block Alaska's Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Environmental groups filed lawsuits aimed at halting efforts by the Trump administration to open up wide swaths of Alaska’s Arctic to oil […]
August 25, 2020

US crackdown on nonessential border travel causes long waits

SAN DIEGO — A Trump administration crackdown on nonessential travel coming from Mexico amid the coronavirus pandemic has created massive bottlenecks at the border, with […]