Trump suggests he's smarter than Rex Tillerson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has confidence in his secretary of state, even after suggesting he's smarter than Rex Tillerson. Trump said in an interview published Tuesday that if Tillerson did call him a moron, as reported, the two should "compare IQ tests."

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Diverse United States divided on symbols of patriotism

FREEDMEN'S TOWN, Texas (AP) — When Afghanistan War veteran Joseph Smith saw NFL players take a knee or raise a fist during the playing of the national anthem last month, he wasn't offended — he was proud. Where some saw it as disrespectful, he saw it as patriotic.

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  • Written by By RUSSELL CONTRERAS and DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press

Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebook

Nearly a year after Facebook and Google launched offensives against fake news, they're still inadvertently promoting it — often at the worst possible times.

  • Written by By BARBARA ORTUTAY and RYAN NAKASHIMA , AP Technology Writers

Seeing hope: FDA panel considers gene therapy for blindness

A girl saw her mother's face for the first time. A boy tore through the aisles of Target, marveling at toys he never knew existed. A teen walked onto a stage and watched the stunned expressions of celebrity judges as he wowed "America's Got Talent."

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  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer