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YOUR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Fact check: Trump's blustery myths on hurricanes, income

In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe t… Read more

Could Trump really meet Kim Jong Un in New York this month? A look at the chances

Here's a look then at whether the always hectic annual U.N. General Assembly meetings in New York at the end of September will host another… Read more

Fact check: Trump's wrong on economy and treason

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inaccurately claimed the strongest economic record ever as he capped a week featuring varied misre… Read more

ON THE TRAIL

Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court. Read more

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. Read more

Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages. Read more

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DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court. Read more

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. Read more

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill Tackling Opioid Crisis