Thursday, May 23, 2019
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West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation...

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge in Chicago ordered the file in Jussie Smollett's criminal case unsealed Thursday, saying the actor's actions did not appear...

Police raid on reporter erupts into 1st Amendment debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A battle between the press and police is playing out in politically liberal San Francisco after police raided a freelance...

Governor survives nearly fatal blow over blackface scandal

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The mystery of whether Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that upended Virginia politics may never be...

Indian ruling party heads to victory with wide lead in votes

NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party was headed to a landslide election victory in Thursday's vote count, while...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals, a decision...

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention...

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) - A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older...

Modi’s party poised for sweep as Indian votes are counted

NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while...

Washington joins West Coast bloc of sanctuary states

SEATTLE (AP) - Washington has become the latest West Coast state to enact broad sanctuary protections that restrict all local authorities from asking about...