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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:35pm

Twelve Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a wide-ranging debate featuring the largest number of qualifying candidates on the same stage.

The Latest: Councilman Marty Small named Atlantic City mayor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:08pm

The Latest on the selection of Marty Small as Atlantic City's new mayor (all times local):

The Latest: Democrats differ on how to improve jobs picture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:52pm

The Latest on the fourth Democratic presidential debate (all times local):

Sen. Lindsey Graham posts record $3.29M fundraising haul

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 12:49pm

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has posted what his campaign says is a record-setting fundraising haul as he seeks a fourth term in the U.S. Senate.

EU: Brexit deal in sight but UK must still do more

Raf Casert and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 12:44am

European Union officials were hoping Tuesday that — after more than three years of false starts and sudden reversals — a Brexit deal with Britain might be sketched out within hours.

Democrats weigh formal impeachment vote as probe quickens

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:06pm

House Democrats are gauging support for a vote to formally authorize the impeachment inquiry as another official testified Tuesday in the deepening probe of President Donald Trump's efforts to have Ukraine investigate Joe Biden.

6 questions looming over the crowded 2020 Democratic debate

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:05pm

Just a month has passed since the last presidential debate, but the state of the Democrats' 2020 race has shifted.

Utah’s new homeless centers already turning away women in 'startling' early strain on system

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 9:22pm

The Geraldine E. King Women’s Center and mixed-gender Gail Miller Resource Center have already reached capacity for women, only weeks after their openings.

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:12pm

In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial.

School lunch shaming will now be against the law in California

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:08pm

California just took a step toward making its school environments a little more inclusive.

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 4:46pm

Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

12 Democrats meet for first debate since impeachment inquiry

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:54pm

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. But it's the three leading candidates — Biden, Sanders and Warren — who face the most intense spotlight.

Sen. Mike Lee to presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke: ‘Take it back’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:33pm

Sen. Mike Lee wants Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to take back what he said about religious freedom.

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Mehmet Guzel and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:36am

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region began to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces.

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese board

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 11:46pm

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden says he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

Some states celebrate indigenous people instead of Columbus

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:59pm

A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:57pm

Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has.

White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn’t seen it

Jill Colvin and Amanda Seitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 8:35pm

President Donald Trump “strongly condemns” a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the White House said Monday. But his press secretary said he hadn’t yet watched the two-minute clip.

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:27pm

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress.