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NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Tarell Alvin McCraney received an award for best mid-career playwright, PEN announced Wednesday. Suzan-Lori Parks, best...
NEW YORK (AP) — A 7-year-old boy's mention of Lester Holt to a local news reporter in Portland, Oregon, has earned him a chance to meet his favorite news anchor. After mentioning Holt to KGW-TV reporter Drew Carney on air earlier this month, the boy told Carney, "usually you see...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have detained a security official in the group responsible for protecting anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders on suspicion of leaking classified information, a spokesman said Wednesday. The extent of the security breach and whether it has...
LONDON (AP) — The partner of British children's author Helen Bailey has been convicted of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool in a financially motivated murder. A jury on Wednesday found Ian Stewart guilty of murder, fraud, perverting the course of justice and...
LONDON (AP) — A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists. The...
LONDON (AP) — A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists. The...
Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about her medical condition. A Department of Homeland Security statement says Immigration and...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) The police chief in Houston says no one has been found injured and there's no evidence of a shooting amid reports of gunfire inside the hospital at the Texas Medical Center. Chief Art Acevedo says his officers were making a second search of Ben...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) top Texas state senator has proposed legislation revising a strict law requiring photo ID at the polls. Filed Tuesday, Republican Sen. Joan Huffman's bill seeks to comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found Texas' law discriminatory...