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The Latest | Cohen questioned about calls with Trump, activities in weeks before Daniels payment

The Latest | Cohen questioned about calls with Trump, activities in weeks before Daniels payment

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's hush money trial has entered its final stretch as the prosecution's star witness Michael Cohen returned to the stand Monday.
Michael Cohen faces more grilling as Trump's hush money trial enters its final stretch

Michael Cohen faces more grilling as Trump's hush money trial enters its final stretch

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors' last and star witness in Donald Trump's hush money trial was back on the stand Monday for more grilling before the former president's lawyers get their chance to put on a case.
Uber and Lyft say they'll stay in Minnesota after Legislature passes driver pay compromise

Uber and Lyft say they'll stay in Minnesota after Legislature passes driver pay compromise

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Uber and Lyft plan to keep operating in Minnesota after the state Legislature passed a compromise driver pay package, the companies said Monday.
Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in line and endorse Donald Trump’s presidential bid . It’s unclear how long that might last.
This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

Last year’s record-breaking wildfire season forced Canadians to become familiar with the scale of air pollution as hazardous smoke drifted across the country.
After the only hospital in town closed, a North Carolina city directs its ire at politicians

After the only hospital in town closed, a North Carolina city directs its ire at politicians

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (AP) — Weeds have punctured through the vacant parking lot of Martin General Hospital’s emergency room. A makeshift blue tarp covering the hospital’s sign is worn down from flapping in the wind.
Many remember solid economy under Trump, but his record also full of tax cut hype, debt and disease

Many remember solid economy under Trump, but his record also full of tax cut hype, debt and disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a time of fear and chaos four years ago. The death count was mounting as COVID-19 spread. Financial markets were panicked. Oil prices briefly went negative .
Senior Republican close to Trump criticizes Biden's arms holdup in speech to Israeli parliament

Senior Republican close to Trump criticizes Biden's arms holdup in speech to Israeli parliament

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Elise Stefanik, a House Republican leader seen as a candidate to be Donald Trump's running mate, delivered a speech before Israel's parliament on Sunday in which she criticized President Joe Biden's approach to the war in Gaza
Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

Arizona's attorney general says former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been served an indictment in the state's fake elector case alongside 17 other defendants for his role in an attempt to overturn former President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden
In Oregon's Democratic primaries, progressive and establishment wings battle for US House seats

In Oregon's Democratic primaries, progressive and establishment wings battle for US House seats

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Democratic primaries for U.S. House seats in Oregon could help reveal whether the party’s voters are leaning more toward progressive or establishment factions in a critical presidential election year .