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Chafee blasts media over Trump 'onslaught,' metric coverage

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee defended Republican President Donald Trump on Tuesday against a tiresome "full onslaught" by the "mainstream media" — and says he can relate to the commander-in-chief's struggles.

Feb. 21, 2017 2:29 PM EST
Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

Feb. 16, 2017 1:14 PM EST
Georgia special election shapes up as referendum on Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — The scramble to succeed Health Secretary Tom Price as Georgia congressman may quickly become a referendum on the popularity and agenda of Price's new boss, President Donald Trump, while offering a preview of 2018's midterm elections.

Feb. 14, 2017 6:03 PM EST
The new civics course in US schools: How to spot fake news

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference.

Feb. 13, 2017 3:42 PM EST
Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

BERLIN (AP) — A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country's new president on Sunday, with a respected former foreign minister who last year called Donald Trump one of the world's "hate preachers" the overwhelming favorite to win.

Feb. 11, 2017 12:02 PM EST

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