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AP Interview: Top Republican Opens Up About Russia Probe

ACLU: Federal Agencies Setting 'Trap' to Deport Immigrants

By Mary Clare Jalonick |
For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill.

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Born Out of the Financial Crisis, Bull Market Nears Record

Born Out of the Financial Crisis, Bull Market Nears Record

By Bernard Condon | Aug 20
If stocks don't drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days, a record that few would have predicted.

 NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Aug 20
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Brennan Gets Offers for Legal Action on Clearance Revocation

Brennan Gets Offers for Legal Action on Clearance Revocation

By Jill Colvin and Lolita C. Baldor | Aug 20
Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.

North Carolina Acts Deep Blue with State Worker Minimum Wage

North Carolina Acts Deep Blue with State Worker Minimum Wage

By Gary D. Robertson | Aug 20
At least four other states have steps already in place to increase pay for state workers to $15. But North Carolina sped to the front of the line, with salary bumps for many arriving in their late-July paychecks.

Bombas Mixes Commerce and Charity

Bombas Mixes Commerce and Charity

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 20
David Heath co-founded online socks company Bombas not because of an overwhelming desire to make a comfortable sock, but after realizing that they were the No. 1 clothing item requested by the homeless.

Vital U.S. Reservoir OK for Now, but Shortages Are Looming

Vital U.S. Reservoir OK for Now, but Shortages Are Looming

By Dan Elliott | Aug 19
A vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and the U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019.

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite Out of Airbnb Profits

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite Out of Airbnb Profits

By Verena Dobnik | Aug 19
Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company offered a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians.

Next Mission for Women with Military Service: Run for Office

Next Mission for Women with Military Service: Run for Office

By Laurie Kellman and Bill Barrow | Aug 19
The female veterans claim expertise in national security and veterans issues, with a track record of thriving in institutions dominated by men. Regardless of party, they cast themselves as the antidote to bitterly partisan politics.

What Really Matters with Your First Credit Card

What Really Matters with Your First Credit Card

By Claire Tsosie | Aug 19
Getting your first credit card is like moving into your first apartment: It's exciting, empowering - and, once you get used to it, pretty underwhelming.

Los Angeles Mayor: Trump Sows Division, Does 'Racist Things'

Los Angeles Mayor: Trump Sows Division, Does 'Racist Things'

By Michael R. Blood | Aug 18
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.

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