Tag: Social affairs

Eritrean refugees under attack in Ethiopia’s Tigray war

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia‚Äôs Tigray region, where witnesses and U.N....

Belarus shuts more civil society groups in wide crackdown

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced the closure of 15 nongovernmental organizations, part of a sweeping crackdown on independent media and civil...

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...

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...

316 people are shot every day in America. Here are 5 stories

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They panic if a balloon pops. They hold dying family members. They push their wounded bodies to heal and scroll longingly through photos and...

316 people are shot every day in America. Here are 5 stories

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They panic if a balloon pops. They hold dying family members. They push their wounded bodies to heal and scroll longingly through photos and...

Trump’s sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former...

Mario Batali harassment probe settlement: $600K to accusers

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NEW YORK — Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve...

‘This can be me’: Black participation rising in gymnastics

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TOKYO — There's a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness. ...