Fake News 101: The new civics course in US schools?

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference. 

  • Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON , Associated Press

Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a joint effort to advance women in the workplace Monday, then plunged into the thornier issue of trade in North America.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY AND ROB GILLIES , Associated Press

Lawmakers question pricing of drug for genetic disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two lawmakers are asking Marathon Pharmaceuticals about what they consider exorbitant pricing of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration in about 15,000 Americans.


AP FACT CHECK: Are immigration raids result of Trump policy?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates cited what they call heavy-handed raids in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Texas and North Carolina and elsewhere.

  • Written by AMY TAXIN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

UN chief 'deeply regrets' US blocking his Libya envoy pick

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said Monday he "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from leading the world body's political mission in Libya.