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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:14pm

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

Adam Kealoha Causey and Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:11pm

From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

The Latest: Updates from the 1st presidential debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:01pm

The Latest on the first of three presidential debates between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT):

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:01pm

Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.

Herbert, Weinholtz debate Trump, Clinton, federal lands

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:51pm

Shortly before Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met in the first of three televised presidential debates Monday night, the two candidates for Utah governor appeared in their own debate and each made a half-hearted pitch for their party's candidate.

The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):

Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:15pm

Iran's Foreign Ministry says a Utah state senator who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his visa application.

Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:38pm

Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Clarification: Election Hacking story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:41pm

In a story Sept. 14, The Associated Press reported Michael Chertoff was the Homeland Security secretary under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chertoff served under Bush and resigned one day after Obama was inaugurated.

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Trump loose with facts on Iran deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:31pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Trump glosses over Iraq's sovereignty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:13pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton and Trump on possible Russian hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:02pm

CLINTON: "Donald publicly invited Putin to hack into Americans."

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Iraq War

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:41pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on debt-free college

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:01pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on his tax audits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:51pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misrepresents stance on Pacific trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:41pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

Candidates arrive for 1st debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:01pm

The presidential candidates have arrived at Hofstra University in New York and are moments away from their first face-to-face debate.

LePage's documents don't back up claims on blacks, Hispanics

Patrick Whittle and David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:53pm

Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.

Judge orders Kansas official to appear for contempt hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:30am

A federal judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to show why he shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to comply with an injunction requiring him to put on voter rolls people who registered at motor vehicle offices without providing citizenship documents.