Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman is stepping aside from leading a congressional investigation of Russian interference in last year's U.S. presidential election, citing ethics complaints that he mishandled classified information.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Islamic State claim goes overboard

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assessment of the fight against Islamic State militants ignores substantial progress made against the group before he took office.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans oppose funding border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and even many of his supporters reject his proposed budget cuts to scientific and medical research, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press