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Pandemic, border crackdown hamper Catholics’ aid to migrants

NOGALES, Mexico (AP) - For years, Catholic-led, U-S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the...

Amid coronavirus pandemic, black mistrust of medicine looms

NEW YORK (AP) - Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness...

Civil rights hero Lowery honored at private Atlanta funeral

ATLANTA (AP) - Family of the Rev. Joseph Lowery gathered Saturday for a small, private funeral for the civil rights veteran who worked closely...

Asian Americans use social media to mobilize against attacks

Kyle Navarro was kneeling down to unlock his bicycle when he noticed an older white man staring at him. Navarro, who is Filipino, tried...

New coronavirus limits bring new religious freedom tension

NEW YORK (AP) - Despite state and local limits on public gatherings, some houses of worship have persisted in holding in-person services -- a...

Global diplomacy under the gun in the time of coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) - Entire countries are on lockdown, state visits canceled, travel curtailed, key meetings postponed or moved online. The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically...

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

NEW YORK (AP) - A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New...

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

NEW YORK (AP) - A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York...

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

NEW YORK (AP) - A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York...

The Latest: New record of 950 virus deaths in Spain in...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...