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AP Fact Check: Trump's Not-So-Strong Medicare, Economy Myths
David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records
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David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records

AP Fact Check: Trump's Not-So-Strong Medicare, Economy Myths

By Jocelyn Noveck |
One of David Hockney's famous "pool paintings" is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a livi...

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Tesla Says It Has Turned Over Documents to Feds

Tesla Says It Has Turned Over Documents to Feds

Sep 18
Tesla Inc. has turned over documents to the U.S. Justice Department after statements by CEO Elon Musk about taking the company private, the electric car maker confirmed Tuesday.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Exaggerates Benefits of Tariffs to U.S.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Exaggerates Benefits of Tariffs to U.S.

By Josh Boak | Sep 18
President Donald Trump is declaring on Twitter a premature victory from his tariffs. Despite the manufacturing renaissance he claims, it's too soon to determine the full scope of any benefit or harm they might create.

U.S. Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

U.S. Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

By Susannah George | Sep 18
The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Decade Later: Safer Financial System Yet Much Hasn't Changed

Decade Later: Safer Financial System Yet Much Hasn't Changed

Sep 18
On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America's financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street, yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer. Many still feel insecure.

Huge Squirrel Population Chomps Crops, Driving Farmers Nuts

Huge Squirrel Population Chomps Crops, Driving Farmers Nuts

By David Sharp | Sep 18
There's a bumper crop of squirrels in New England, and the frenetic critters are frustrating farmers by chomping their way through apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn fields.

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the charges.

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 18
Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when were high schoolers.

Former Colorado Nuke Site Opens to Public as Wildlife Refuge

Former Colorado Nuke Site Opens to Public as Wildlife Refuge

By Dan Elliott | Sep 17
Cyclists and hikers explored a newly opened wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado on Saturday, while a protester in a gas mask brought signs warning about the dangers of plutonium.

U.S. Border Agent in Texas Confesses to 4 Killings, Including a Trans Victim, Police Say

U.S. Border Agent in Texas Confesses to 4 Killings, Including a Trans Victim, Police Say

Sep 17
Juan David Ortiz is being held in Laredo on $2.5 million bond on four counts of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint. One of his victims was reportedly a trans woman.

ICE Agent in Oregon Arrested on Sex Crimes Chargest

ICE Agent in Oregon Arrested on Sex Crimes Chargest

Sep 17
The Oregon State Police says that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, the Oregonian/oregonlive.com reported.

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