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Twitter faces backlash over handling of anti-Semitic posts

LONDON (AP) - Some Twitter users are staging a 48-hour boycott of the platform over its handling of a stream of anti-Semitic comments that...

Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

BOSTON (AP) - The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside...

From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Val Demings has already been vice president.In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make...

From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Val Demings has already been vice president.In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make...

Portland struggles with liberal identity under nation’s gaze

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Images broadcast worldwide of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler getting tear-gassed alongside protesters made him an overnight standard-bearer for the growing...

Indians wear road jerseys in home opener to honor minorities

CLEVELAND (AP) - For their delayed home opener, the Indians elected to wear their blue road jerseys with “Cleveland” on the front as a...

Black protesters say focus on feds hasn’t derailed message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - After George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police...

Black protesters say focus on feds hasn’t derailed message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - After George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police...

Black protesters say focus on feds hasn’t derailed message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - After George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police...

LEADING OFF: Opening day in DC, Dodger Stadium amid pandemic

A look at what’s happening around the majors today:OPENING DAYWashington ace Max Scherzer is set to throw the first pitch of the coronavirus-delayed season...