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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Published Apr. 22 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight...

Survivors grapple with flying again

Published Apr. 22 2018

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact.

Some say 'da' to Russian Monument

Published Apr. 22 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in...

Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

Published Apr. 22 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into...

Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled

Published Apr. 22 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University announced Saturday it has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video fraternity members...

Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn’t around for assault

Published Apr. 21 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors got a look Friday at Bill Cosby’s travel records as his lawyers made the case...

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

Published Apr. 21 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 chokehold death...

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Published Apr. 21 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump’s son and son-in-law Friday,...

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

Published Apr. 21 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous...

Minnesota bus driver removed after leading prayer

Published Apr. 21 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis-area church pastor who also drives a school bus said his rights to free speech and...

In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

Published Apr. 21 2018

Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun...

Baltimore mayor signs bill banning plastic foam containers

Published Apr. 21 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore businesses have 18 months to stop using carryout containers made from polystyrene foam.

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

Published Apr. 21 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A judge on Friday ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia...

Southwest Airlines sought more time for inspections

Published Apr. 20 2018

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped...

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Published Apr. 20 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

Published Apr. 20 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing...

Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

Published Apr. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with...

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

Published Apr. 19 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that...

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

Published Apr. 19 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a surreal scene that is part of daily life for many black Americans and minorities,...

Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

Published Apr. 19 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents of students who died in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for a range of...

Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

Published Apr. 19 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with...

George and Barbara Bush: A "storybook" 73-year marriage

Published Apr. 19 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — They met at a Christmas dance. She was 16. He was 17.Three years later, they were married.

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

Published Apr. 19 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas militia members were convicted Wednesday of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex...