AP PHOTOS: Designers turn plastic trash into treasures

In this picture taken on Friday, April 12, 2019, German designer Alexander Schul poses with his creation, ‘Sobstantial Chair’, made from sheets of recycled plastic, high impact polystyrene, and used yoghurt containers, at the Rossana Orlandi gallery in Milan, Italy. Schul won the ‘Design’ category of the “Plasic Prize” design competition organized by the Rossana Orlandi gallery. Scientists and environmental […]

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AP Exclusive: Private spy targeted critics of Kaspersky Lab

Keir Giles, a Russia specialist with Britain’s Chatham House think tank, poses for a photo in central London on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Giles was one of three people targeted by an undercover agent calling himself Lucas Lambert. An Associated Press investigation has found that the operation appears to have been directed at critics of the Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky […]

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AP Interview: NC ex-regulator: No favors for indicted donor

State Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin speaks with an aide in his office at the Democratic party headquarters in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, April 5, 2019. Goodwin spoke to The Associated Press on Friday in his first interview since federal bribery and conspiracy charges were lodged against donor Greg Lindberg and state Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) North […]

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Money Madness: AP analysis shows growing gap in NCAA payouts

In this combination of NCAA college basketball tournament photos, Murray State’s Ja Morant, left, scrambles for the ball on March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn., and Belmont’s Dylan Windler, right, rebounds March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Morant and Windler were two of the top stories of the tournament’s first week, leading their mid-major conference teams to victories. Those wins […]

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AP EXPLAINS: The GOP's FEC complaint against Ocasio-Cortez

Freshman New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and several of her allies were accused this week by a conservative group of improperly masking political spending during the 2018 campaign. Ocasio-Cortez is a vocal critic of untraceable money in politics, and the news provoked uproar from conservative media organizations. Campaign finance experts, however, caution that there is no evidence of wrongdoing. The […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's repeated fabrications on voting fraud

President Donald Trump listens during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump is spreading tall tales about election fraud. Continue Reading Below Asked about ballot malfeasance involving a Republican in North Carolina, the president insisted he condemns voter fraud […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened

President Donald Trump is hailing a renaissance in U.S. auto manufacturing that has not happened. The industry is chugging along without the "massive numbers" of car companies that he says are setting up shop in the country. Continue Reading Below Always eager to claim a manufacturing revival, Trump in recent weeks has spread the notion that car makers are rushing […]

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