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Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black Lives Matter" movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering response. But the central question remains: Does his race matter? Shaun King, a blogger who identifies as black and rose to...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's labor commissioner died after he was stabbed multiple times at an Oklahoma City restaurant, and his adult son was arrested on a first-degree murder complaint in the slaying, police said. Officers were called around 6:30 p.m. Sunday to a Braum's...
Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before. When doctors talk about second cancers, they mean a different tissue type or a different site, not a recurrence or spread of the original tumor. Judith...
MARION, Ohio (AP) — The thousand-mile journey to the Texas border was supposed to bring the Guatemalan teenagers to a better life. Instead, it was the beginning of a terrible ordeal: prosecutors say they were fraudulently plucked from U.S. custody by conspirators posing as...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a recent sweltering Saturday afternoon, I submerged my guilt and filled the bathtub halfway for my 3-year-old twins to play in. It was their first bath in months. The early childhood rituals of spiky-haired tub photos and endless play in lukewarm bath water...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello died Sunday after he was stabbed multiple times at an Oklahoma City restaurant and his son was arrested on a first-degree murder complaint, police said. Officers were called to a Braum's ice cream and fast-food...
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway put on a very different kind of matinee on Sunday: dozens of bare-chested women and men parading down the Great White Way to Times Square. The GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan to counter critics complaining about topless...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday afternoon during a struggle with a man whose pickup truck had run into a ditch after being reported as driving erratically, Louisiana State Police said. Other drivers stopped to...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday when he tried to arrest a driver suspected of being drunk or drugged in southwest Louisiana. Here's the latest on that story (all times are local): ___ 6:15 p.m...