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WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House. In recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday. The bronze life-size statue will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Check out the upcoming events at Chicago's United Center and you'll see Bulls games, Blackhawks games and concerts by Fleetwood Mac, Nicki Minaj and Cher, among others. And former first lady Michelle Obama, to launch her book tour in November. Just for the scale...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California State University, Long Beach, will move its half-century-old "Prospector Pete" statue away from a prominent place on campus because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people. A statement on the university website said the gold...
CHICAGO (AP) — In front of jurors in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager, race is hardly mentioned at all. Just once, during opening statements, have prosecutors even brought up the fact that 17-year-old Laquan...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive priest suspected of child abuse decades ago in New Mexico was arrested Thursday in New York, according to court documents filed Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, has been charged with criminal aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers are exploring whether a shipwreck off the coast of Rhode Island could be the vessel that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project, which is leading the search effort, and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time since 2005, the U.S. Army missed its recruiting goal this year, falling short by about 6,500 soldiers, despite pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses and approving some additional waivers for bad conduct or health issues. Army leaders...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye. But a new exhibition in San Francisco shows that the covering used by some Muslim women can be a...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers say they've identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world may be located. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project, which is leading the...