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Mia Love

Utah Republican Mia Love Sues to Halt Vote Count In Tightly Contested Race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love sued Wednesday to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is narrowly trailing her Democratic challenger. Love's campaign said in a lawsuit Salt...
TV-Rap Competition Series

Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to Judge Hip-Hop Competition Series

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that "Rhythm + Flow " will...
Police Shooting Illinois

Jemel Roberson Was Wearing a Security Hat Before Being Shot and Killed by White...

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar where the guard worked. Authorities have...
FBI Hate Crimes

FBI Report Shows 17 Percent Spike In Hate Crimes In 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17 percent in 2017, marking a rise for the third year in a row. An annual report shows there were more than...
Cameroon

All School Kidnapping Captives Freed, Says Cameroon Leader

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — All students and staff abducted more than a week ago from a school in Cameroon's restive North West region have been freed, a leader of the Presbyterian church said Tuesday. Two...
Viola Davis

Viola Davis on ‘Widows,’ Me Too and Expressing her Femininity

(AP) — To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself. "Oftentimes you do see dynamic...
em Barney Lawsuit Football

Ex-NFLer Lem Barney Accuses Pizza Chain of Discrimination After He’s Told to Go Where He ‘Would...

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service. The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday says...
2018 Governor Georgia election

Judge Orders Georgia to Wait Until Friday to Certify Results After Voters Can Confirm...

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Georgia take steps to ensure provisional ballots aren't improperly rejected and to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an...
Evie Cluke

Coach Who Repeatedly Tried to Warn Administrators About California Bar Shooter Was Told ‘He...

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints...
LeBron James

Documentary to Feature School Backed by LeBron James

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the Akron Public Schools has approved a deal with a New...
Viggo Mortensen

Actor Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Using Racial Slur

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film "Green Book." Mortensen, who is white, appeared Wednesday at the event with his...
Ilhan Omar

Congress-Bound, Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Enjoys Another First

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she's still enjoying being known for her firsts. In 2016 the one-time refugee became the first Somali-American...
Oprah Winfrey

Michelle Obama Memoir is Next Pick for Winfrey Book Club

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. "This book is everything you wanted to know and so much you didn't...
Election 2018 Governor Georgia Abrams

‘Either Incompetence or Corruption’: Jesse Jackson Reflects on Election Irregularities In Georgia  

ATLANTA (AP) — When Barbara Williams arrived at the Pittman Park Recreation Center just before noon on Election Day to cast her vote, she saw a line so long that the end wasn't in...

Despite Suffering from Kidney Stones, Simone Biles Makes History with 4th Gold Medal 

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Simone Biles returned to training last November wondering if she could ever return to the form that made her an Olympic champion. She doesn't wonder anymore. Neither does anyone else. The American...
Texas Execution Appeal

Texas AG Wants Inmate on Death Row Despite Rare Agreement

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep an inmate on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed. The state attorney general's...
Guns

Washington City Ends Gun Sales by Police After Report Reveals Some Were Used In...

SEATTLE (AP) — The city council in Spokane, Washington, has passed an ordinance prohibiting police from selling confiscated firearms, citing an Associated Press investigation that found that some guns sold by law enforcement were...
Andrew Gillum Midterm Elections Florida Recount

Recounts Ordered In Florida Senate, Governor Races

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks...
Election 2018 Georgia

‘Mother on a Mission:’ Lucy McBath Wins US House Race In First Run for...

ATLANTA (AP) — An African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office has flipped a long-red House seat that Georgia Republicans held onto just last year in what was then the...
Michelle Obama

‘I Felt Like I Failed’ Michelle Obama Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage Before Conceiving Girls...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their two daughters. "We were trying...
Andrew Gillum

Florida Governor’s Race Not Quite Over As Andrew Gillum Contemplates Recount

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida's bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the...

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