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Trump Touts African Famine Aid to Pope, Fails to Mention It Will Be Cut...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African...

Troops Pull Out of Brazil Capital; President Under Pressure

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president on Thursday canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to maintain power...

D.C. Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo’s Life Sentenced Tossed Out By Judge

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia's most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In...

Olympic Champions Step Up to Help Provide Low-Cost Swimming Lessons to Underserved Children

Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim. They've got plenty of work to do. The...

From Trump to Oprah, Speakers Offer Parting Advice to Grads

BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken...

Marijuana Extract Shows Promise In Study On Kids with Severe Form of Epilepsy

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's...

Is Cosby Now Reaching Out to the Black Community In Order to Bolster His...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June...

Texas PD Reviewing Video That Appears to Show Cop Punching 14-Year-old Girl

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four...

GOP Candidate In U.S. House Race Thursday Charged with Assault

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate in the nationally watched election Thursday for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing...

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be Next Leader of U.N. Health Agency

GENEVA (AP) — Africa, where deadly viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian minister of health, was elected Tuesday...

Serena Williams Accepts a New Challenge — In Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tennis superstar Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now, she is embarking on a new mission:...

Condemned Church Shooter Roof Pleads with Appellate Court for Mercy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist petitioned a court for mercy, asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday to overturn his conviction and death sentence for killing nine Black worshipers...

Separate and Unequal Still: Lawsuit Alleges Mississippi Intentionally Deprives Black Children of Decent Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is denying good schools to African-American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged...

With Only One Black Person Chosen So Far, Is Racial Bias a Factor In Cosby...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With just one Black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep...

Hugo Chavez’s Childhood Home Burned by Protesters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as protests against the South American nation's socialist government grew increasingly...

8 of 12 Jurors Chosen In Bill Cosby’s Sex Assault Case are White

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three more jurors were chosen Tuesday to serve on the panel that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case, bringing to eight the number so far agreed upon by prosecutors and...

U.S. to Extend Protections for Haitians for 6 More Months

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it will extend until January a humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States, but it is hinting that further...

Florida Man Converts to Islam from Neo-Nazism, Then Kills Roommates Who Disrespected His Newfound...

A Florida man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to...

‘Get Out’ Director Jordan Peele Inks Deal with Universal, Follow-up Set for 2019 Release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian-turned-filmmaker Jordan Peele is following up the remarkable success of "Get Out" with a provocative original thriller set for release in March 2019. Universal Pictures announced the release date for the...

3 New Lawsuits Bring to 23 the Number of Current or Former Employees Suing...

NEW YORK (AP) — Three new lawsuits filed Monday allege racial discrimination or sexual harassment at Fox News, deepening the network's legal woes. The cases increase to 23 the number of past or present Fox...

Reunited at Last: Nigerian Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Back with Their Families

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the...

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