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Denver’s Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff

DENVER (AP) - Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger,...

Denver’s Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff

DENVER (AP) - Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger,...

San Francisco to force treatment on mentally ill drug users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if...

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification

DENVER (AP) - Denver voters were turning in their ballots Tuesday in a mayoral runoff election characterized by a feisty debate over the city's...

Report: Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Emily Bonilla is worried her district in metro Orlando will be undercounted during next spring's once-in-a-decade head count of everybody...

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after...

Report: Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Emily Bonilla is worried her district in metro Orlando will be undercounted during next spring's once-in-a-decade head count of everybody...

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after...

Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries

ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to "get out of...

Legendary Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase, dies at 96

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city's first white-tablecloth restaurant for black patrons, broke...