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China's Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

Analysis | China’s Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party needs to make a politically fraught decision: Admit a viral outbreak isn’t under control and cancel this...
Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they return?

Analysis | Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they...

The crowd lining up recently on a cold, dark Hong Kong street wasn't part of the anti-government protest movement that rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese...
Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

Analysis | Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made...
AP Explains: Why isn't there a winner of Iowa's Dem caucuses

AP Explains | Why isn’t there a winner of Iowa’s Dem...

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, how can it be there is still no winner of last week's Iowa caucuses? Final results of...
Bong's 'Parasite' focuses on plight of South Korea's poor

Analysis | Bong’s ‘Parasite’ focuses on plight of South Korea’s poor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are reveling in writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s dark comic thriller, “Parasite,” which won this year’s Academy Awards...
AP Was There: Nelson Mandela released from jail 30 years ago

AP Was There | Nelson Mandela released from jail 30 years...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: To mark the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison, a key event in ending South Africa's brutal...
Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to 'cheapfakes'

Analysis | Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to ‘cheapfakes’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The issue of misleading political messages on social media arose again last week, when President Trump tweeted out an edited...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Dems and the state of disunion

AP Fact Check | Trump, Dems and the state of disunion

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the world is witnessing a great American economic revival that he brought on by reversing course from...
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Not Real News | A look at what didn’t happen this...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...
AP FACT CHECK: Ripping up copy of Trump's speech not illegal

AP Fact Check | Ripping up copy of Trump’s speech not...

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no disputing that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi caused quite a stir when she tore up her copy of President Donald...

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