Trump on the defensive after combative debate with Clinton
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto the defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of attacks about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.
Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former ally of Gov. Chris Christie who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal testified Tuesday that he told the governor about the traffic jam while it was underway and that Christie appeared happy about it.
FBI chief: Extreme concern about fanatics from Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement and intelligence agencies remain extremely concerned that violent militants will eventually flow out of Syria and Iraq and into other countries in hopes of committing attacks, FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Tuesday.