{FD} AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s tax fiction and embrace of propaganda

AP fact checking over the past week found distortions in President Donald Trump’s claims on taxes and the economy.

{FD} Opponents in high court wedding cake case differ over terms

A Supreme Court case about a baker’s refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple is also a dispute over terminology.

{FD} Opponents in LGBT case agree: It’s not about wedding cake

In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion’s place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It’s not about the cake.

{FD} Israel intelligence chief says he plans to succeed Netanyahu

Israel’s intelligence minister says he plans to succeed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is embroiled in corruption scandals and a police investigation.

{FD} Turkey: trial of banker is plot schemed by US-based cleric

A senior Turkish government minister on Thursday branded the New York trial of a Turkish bank executive on charges of violation of sanctions against Iran as a new attempt by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen to harm Turkey’s government.

{FD} Moore seeks to steer Alabama Senate race to social issues

Republican Roy Moore, his Senate bid stung by allegations of sexual misconduct, is seeking to steer the Alabama race to hot-button social issues highlighted by his opposition to abortion.

{FD} The Latest: Disruptions as Moore defends against misconduct

The Latest on the Alabama Senate race (all times local).: 8:00 p.m. Republican Roy Moore defended himself against sexual misconduct allegations in a speech at a south Alabama church, but was briefly shouted down by a heckler.

{FD} Trump retweets videos critical of Muslims

President Donald Trump is retweeting a series of anti-Muslim videos posted by a far-right British politician.

{FD} Mississippi law endorses anti-LGBT bias, attorneys argue

Gay rights advocates say a Mississippi law unconstitutionally endorses specific religious beliefs that could lead to discrimination against people who support same-sex marriage.

{FD} Couple: Air Force partly to blame for Texas church shooting

A couple whose son was among eight members of one family killed in a Texas church shooting has filed a legal claim with the U.S. Air Force, saying the military branch is partly to blame.

{FD} Air Force: Lapse in Kelley case was part of pattern

The Air Force says its failure to report the criminal history of the former airman who killed 26 people at a Texas church in early November was part of a pattern of such lapses.

{FD} Justices urged to deny Trump plea to enforce full travel ban

Challengers to the Trump administration’s latest travel ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to reject the administration’s plea to be allowed to fully enforce the ban.

{FD} Judge: Court has jurisdiction in Indonesian immigration case

Dozens of Indonesians fighting deportation from the United States won another temporary reprieve Monday when a judge ruled that a federal court has the authority to take up their case.

{FD} Supreme Court leaves in place Nebraska funeral protest law

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a Nebraska law that bars protests around funerals.

{FD} Colorado pastor arrested for allegedly impregnating 14-year-old girl

Romello Leach, 22, a Colorado Springs pastor, was arrested Wednesday after being accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl who had his baby.

{FD} Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database containing information for use in background checks on prospective gun buyers.

{FD} AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prison

The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as “soft on crime” is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph.

{FD} Trump asks Supreme Court for full enforcement of travel ban

The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect.

{FD} Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969.

{FD} Florida church warns at every door ‘we are heavily armed’

A Florida church has a stark warning at every door to anyone to may wish to bring harm to the congregation: “we are heavily armed.”