AP FACT CHECK: Trump on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump headed to North Dakota to discuss his tax overhaul plans Wednesday, but not all of his speech lined up with the facts about the tax code and the state of the U.S. economy.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge.

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  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER and MEGHAN HOYER , Associated Press

New fires in empty Rohingya village challenge Myanmar claims

BANGKOK (AP) — Journalists saw new fires burning Thursday in a Myanmar village that had been abandoned by Rohingya Muslims, and pages ripped from Islamic texts that were left on the ground. That intensifies doubts about government claims that members of the persecuted minority have been destroying their own homes.

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SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit.


  • Written by By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer