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  • Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Is Retiring
    Supreme_court_justice_stephen_breyer_is_retiring_ 2022-01-27 04:06:49 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday. Breyer, 83, has been a pragmatic force on a court that ha...

  • Trump Used “Fraudulent" Claims to Get Loans, Tax Benefits
    Trump_used_%e2%80%9cfraudulent%22_claims_to_get_loans__tax_benefits 2022-01-19 22:22:55 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers and other property to get loans and tax benefits. In a court filing late Tuesday, ...

  • Jim Crow Filibuster, History Will Not Remember Them Kindly
    History_will_not_remember_them_kindly__joe_manchin_and_kyrsten_sinema 2022-01-18 17:14:47 UTC
    Martin Luther King III, the son of the late civil rights leader, compared Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin to the white moderate his father wrote about during the civil rights battles of the 1950s and 1960s — a person who declared support for the goals of Black voting rights but not the direct acti...

  • Assassin of Robert F. Kennedy Denied Parole
    Assassin_of_robert_f._kennedy_denied_parole 2022-01-15 04:57:30 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole Thursday by California’s governor, who said the killer remains a threat to the public and hasn’t taken responsibility for a crime that altered American history. Kennedy...

  • Jan. 6 Pro-Trump Riot: 11 People Charged With Seditious Conspiracy
    Jan._6_pro-trump_riot-_11_people_charged_with_seditious_conspiracy 2022-01-14 04:17:06 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, and 10 other members or associates have been charged with seditious conspiracy in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said Thursday.</p><p>Despite hundreds of charges alr...

  • Sidney Poitier's Impact Went Far Beyond Hollywood
    Sidney_poitier's_impact_went_far_beyond_hollywood 2022-01-08 05:01:44 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — We go to movies not just to escape, but to discover. We might identify with the cowboy or the runaway bride or the kid who befriends a creature from another planet. To see yourself on screen has long been another way of knowing you exist. Sidney Poitier, who died Thursday at...

  • Harry Reid, Former US Senate Majority Leader, Dies at 82
    Harry_reid__former_us_senate_majority_leader__dies_at_82 2021-12-29 03:13:40 UTC
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82. Reid died Tuesday, “peacefully” and surrounded by friends “following a courageous, four-year battle with pancreatic cancer,” Landra Reid said of her husband in a...

  • US Expands COVID Boosters to Age 16
    Us_expands_covid_boosters_to_age_16 2021-12-09 22:19:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health authorities again expanded the nation’s booster campaign Thursday, opening extra doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to several million 16- and 17-year-olds. The U.S. and many other nations already were urging adults to get booster shots to pump up immunity that ca...

  • California Will Be a Sanctuary for Women if Supreme Court Supports Abortion Ban
    California_will_be_a_sanctuary_for_women_if_supreme_court_supports_abortion_ban 2021-12-09 02:05:04 UTC
    San Francisco, Calif. (AP) — With more than two dozen states poised to ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court gives them the OK next year, California clinics and their allies in the state Legislature on Wednesday revealed a plan to make the state a “sanctuary” for those seeking reproductive care,...

  • Another Step Backwards for Women: U.S. Supreme Court Considers Reversing Abortion Rights
    Another_step_backwards_for_women-_u.s._supreme_court_considers_to_reverse_abortion_rights 2021-12-01 22:14:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that declared a nationwide right...

  • 3 White Men Found Guilty Of Ahmaud Arbery's Murder
    3_white_men_found_guilty_of_ahmaud_arbery's_murder 2021-11-25 02:18:46 UTC
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) &mdash; Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of <a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/19217"><strong>Ahmaud Arbery</strong></a>, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trappe...

  • FBI Boss Hid Key Evidence in Malcolm X Assassination
    Fbi_boss_hid_key_evidence_in_malcolm_x_assassination_trial 2021-11-19 01:24:58 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon&rsquo;s death.</p><p>Manhattan judge Ellen Biben dismissed the convictions of Mu...

  • Mix-Up at Fertility Clinic: Couples Gave Birth to Each Others’ Babies
    Mix-up_at_fertility_clinic-_two_couples_gave_birth_to_each_others%e2%80%99_babies 2021-11-09 02:34:02 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two California couples gave birth to each others’ babies after a mix-up at a fertility clinic and spent months raising children that weren’t theirs before swapping the infants, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles. Daphna Cardinale said she and her husband, Al...

  • Biden Urges Democrats To Finish The Job
    19139_the_focus_will_soon_shift_to_makeup_of_biden's_cabinet 2021-11-04 00:54:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Joe Biden said Wednesday the Democrats’ setbacks in Tuesday’s elections underscore that the party needs to “produce for the American people,” but he pushed back against the notion that the off-year election results were a repudiation of his presidency. Biden sugg...

  • Trump Supporter Tells Joe Manchin 'Stay Tough Buddy'
    Trump_supporter_tells_joe_manchin_to_'stay_tough_buddy' 2021-10-22 06:09:54 UTC
    Washington, D.C. – Republicans and their donors are rallying around Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, who effectively blocking the U.S. President Joe Biden's agenda and are in a fierce battle with democratic party. <img alt="Billionaire_...

  • Facebook Targets Europe For Hiring Drive
    Facebook_targets_europe_for_hiring_drive 2021-10-18 16:30:01 UTC
    Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control over people’s online lives. The company...

  • Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 Complications, He Was 84
    Colin_powell_dies_of_covid-19_complications__he_was_84 2021-10-18 16:31:30 UTC
    WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. A veteran o...

  • California Woman Finds More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Under Her Home
    California_woman_finds_more_than_90_rattlesnakes_under_her_home 2021-10-17 05:32:37 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate. Wolf, director o...

  • Court: Texas Can Continue Banning Abortions
    Court-_texas_can_continue_banning_abortions 2021-10-15 03:54:30 UTC
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years. The decision could push the law closer to re...

  • Federal Judge Suspends Texas Abortion Law
    Federal_judge_suspends_texas_abortion_law 2021-10-07 04:13:50 UTC
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) &mdash; A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., calling it an &ldquo;offensive deprivation&rdquo; of a constitutional right by banning most abortions in the nation&rsquo;s second-most populous state since September.</...

  • California Voters Want Gov. Newsom to Stay in Office
    California_voters_want_gov._newsom_to_stay_in_office 2021-09-15 03:49:54 UTC
    <p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) &mdash; California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party&rsquo;s values in the face of the c...

  • AG Merrick Garland Attempts to ‘Protect’ Abortion Seekers in Texas
    Ag_merrick_garland_attempts_to_%e2%80%98protect%e2%80%99_abortion_seekers_in_texas 2021-09-06 23:18:48 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Depa...

  • Law Professor Says "Roe v. Wade Was Not Overruled"
    Law_professor_says_%22no__roe_v._wade_was_not_overruled%22 2021-09-02 20:40:35 UTC
    Rick Hasen, law professor at UC-Irvine, is highly skeptical of the conservative majority’s motivation behind denying the injunction request, calling it a "sleight of hand." "No, Roe v. Wade was not overruled tonight," Hasen said. "But the ease with which Texas purported to bulldoze the Court's a...

  • Black US Farmers Are Still Seeking Justice
    Black_us_farmers_are_still_seeking_justice 2021-09-01 16:37:58 UTC
    BOYDTON, Va. (AP) — There was a time when Black farms prospered. Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910 Black farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers. The fruit of their labors fed much of America. Now, they have fewer than 4.7 mi...

  • What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
    What_to_wear_and_how_to_dress_according_to_your_body_type_-_style_guides 2021-09-29 23:27:46 UTC
    Chances are you may have a couple of pieces of clothing, or possibly more, in your closet that you never wear. They may still even have the tags attached. You were excited when you saw them online or purchased them in the store but once you got them home, you weren't so in love with them anymore....