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DALLAS (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Sophia Davis, who is black and has friends who are Hispanic, Muslims and gay, is worried that Donald Trump's election will lead to the acceptance of a "culture of violence and hateful speech." "It's just being a minority in this country. That's...
NEW YORK (AP) — The uncertainty surrounding who will be the next U.S. president is over. But with people still bitterly divided, are they ready to think about a holiday shopping season that thrives on feelings of joy and peace? Reports from retailers, including department stores...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top Republican in the Senate says he asked President-elect Donald Trump to move swiftly in approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told reporters on Friday that he made the request during...
NEW YORK (AP) — Being a midtown Manhattan neighbor of Donald Trump now that he's president-elect has come to this: navigating swarms of police officers, barricades, checkpoints and street closings that have turned Trump Tower — a tourist attraction normally open to the public —...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Catholic high school on Chicago's South Side canceled Friday classes amid concern about a demonstration, which was later postponed, to protest the fatal police shooting of a black man and a series of racially charged text messages from students. Eva Lewis, who...
For many girls and young women across America and beyond, there was a hope this week that they would see history made with the first woman elected president of the United States. Now, for some, there are tears and disappointment — but a desire, too, to reach out. "To all of the...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as "4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory." The $12.9 billion warship — the first of the Navy's next generation of aircraft carriers — is in the final stages of construction after...
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy ordered George Zimmerman to leave a central Florida bar after Zimmerman accused a black customer of hitting him and used a racial slur. Citing an incident report, news outlets report the bar manager asked Seminole County...
PHOENIX (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump launched his candidacy on an anti-immigrant sentiment and has vowed to repeal a key Obama administration program that shields hundreds of thousands of people from deportation. Now, many immigrants in the country illegally, or with...