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March 12, 2018 - 6:42 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, from left, Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett and Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker are sworn in for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian election activity and technology, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Much of what happens in political campaigns today takes place in the often murky world of social media, where the sources of ads do not have to be disclosed and hoaxes spread quickly. The 2016 presidential race featured Russian interference that included covert ads on social media and phony Facebook groups pumping out falsehoods. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 11, 2018 - 3:19 am
The main events in a political campaign used to happen in the open: a debate, the release of a major TV ad or a public event where candidates tried to earn a spot on the evening news or the next day's front page. That was before the explosion of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as political platforms...
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In this March 8, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Trump is increasingly flying solo. With his staff hollowing out and his agenda struggling, Trump has eagerly seized opportunities to take bold action on his own. Always improvisational, the president exercised his penchant for going it alone in a big way this week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 10, 2018 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — His staff hollowing out and his agenda languishing, President Donald Trump is increasingly flying solo. Always improvisational, the president exercised his penchant for going it alone in a big way this week: first, by ordering sweeping tariffs opposed by foreign allies and by many...
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In this March 8, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Trump is increasingly flying solo. With his staff hollowing out and his agenda struggling, Trump has eagerly seized opportunities to take bold action on his own. Always improvisational, the president exercised his penchant for going it alone in a big way this week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 10, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — His staff hollowing out and his agenda languishing, President Donald Trump is increasingly flying solo. Always improvisational, the president exercised his penchant for going it alone in a big way this week: first, by ordering sweeping tariffs opposed by foreign allies and by many...
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March 02, 2018 - 2:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — French film stars including Juliet Binoche are calling for quotas to guarantee that more government film subsidies go to movies directed by women. The proposal in the Le Monde newspaper came as France's film industry prepared to award its top honors at the Cesar Awards Friday night...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Don Lemon attends a special screening of "Black Panther" in New York. Lemon says he 'misspoke' when he claimed Fox News did not report on the resignation of White House Communication Director Hope Hicks. Lemon called Fox "Trump TV" or "state-run TV" on his show Wednesday, Feb. 28. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 01, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Don Lemon said Thursday that he "misspoke" the night before in an attempt to make a broader point when he claimed that Fox News Channel did not report on White House communications director Hope Hicks' resignation. Turned out that Fox had, several times — every hour from when...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Politico is reporting that the security clearance of White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner has been downgraded. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 28, 2018 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has lost his access to the nation's deepest secrets. His credibility as a negotiator may be next. Kushner's loss of his top-secret clearance could be particularly problematic in his role overseeing the Trump administration's efforts to...
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In this Feb. 20, 2018 photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, center, listens as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine at United Nations headquarters. Kushner has lost his access to the nation’s deepest secrets, which could be problematic in his role overseeing the Trump administration’s efforts to produce Mideast peace. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 28, 2018 - 10:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's downgraded security clearance (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The New York Times reports that two companies made loans worth more than half a billion dollars to Jared Kushner's family real estate firm after executives met with...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2007 file photo, author Harper Lee smiles during a ceremony honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The will of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author has been made public following a lawsuit by The New York Times, but details on her estate remain a secret. The will unsealed Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, shows most of Lee’s assets were transferred into a trust days before her death two years ago in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. But the contents of her estate remain private because trust documents are private. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:46 pm
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The will of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has been made public following a lawsuit by The New York Times, but details on her estate remain a secret. The Times reports the will unsealed Tuesday shows most of Lee's assets were transferred into a trust days before...
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February 28, 2018 - 8:58 am
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The will of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee is public following a lawsuit by The New York Times, but details on her estate remain a secret. The Times reports the will unsealed Tuesday shows most of Lee's assets were transferred into a trust days before her death...
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