Tag: Government and politics

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according...

Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo

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NEW YORK — When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it. ...

Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, possibly mulling a 2024 White House bid, is making her debut in South Carolina next month...

Haitian president’s hometown holds funeral amid violence

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was returned to his hometown Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Chief wants Kansas site included in unmarked graves search

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The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out of a federal initiative seeking...

Correction: War on Drugs story

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In a story published July 21, 2021, about the history and effects of the war on drugs, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the...

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according...

Top international official in Bosnia bans denial of genocide

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The top international official in Bosnia on Friday banned denial of genocide in the Balkan country to counter attempts by Bosnia’s...

European agency is 1st to clear Moderna jab for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorizing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...