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Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate

CHICAGO (AP) - Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression...

Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests

WASHINGTON (AP) - Apocalyptic images of blazing buildings and window-smashing protesters pop up on the TV screen as a caller to a 911 emergency...

Germany seizes server hosting pilfered U.S. police files

BOSTON (AP) - At the behest of the U.S. government, German authorities have seized a computer server that hosted a huge cache of files...

Washington’s ‘Church of Presidents’ etched in history again

The Rev. John C. Harper had been rector at the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church for less than a year when the 1963 March...

AP Exclusive: ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to highlight racism

NEW YORK (AP) - A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work...

AP Exclusive: ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to highlight racism

NEW YORK (AP) - A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work...

Exhausted cities face another challenge: a surge in violence

NEW YORK (AP) - Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the...

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes

DETROIT (AP) - Proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation's criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug...

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes

DETROIT (AP) - Proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation's criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug...

Atlanta Mayor: No need for troops, despite governor’s order

ATLANTA (AP) - The mayor of Atlanta said Tuesday that she doesn’t agree with the Georgia governor’s order to mobilize the National Guard in...