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FILE - In this April 5, 2018, file photo, people walk through the Princeton University campus in Princeton, N.J. The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a "shocking" and "serious" admission of discrimination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racismThe Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school’s recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to an admission of discrimination
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine nurse Loreta Padron prepares to test a volunteer for COVID-19, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Miami. Miami is one of 89 cities around the U.S. that's testing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (AP Photo/Taimy Alvarez)
Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groupsCompanies are struggling to recruit diverse volunteers in final U.S. tests of possible COVID-19 vaccines
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Fanchiskia Gulley moves toward her apartment after purchasing provisions in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Alabama reports 2nd death from Hurricane Sally; Alpha formsA second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama, where the storm sloshed ashore Wednesday, brining wind and flooding rain
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2020, file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to reporters after visiting New Bridges Elementary School in the Brooklyn borough of New York, to observe pandemic-related safety procedures. In a Sept. 10, 2020, letter to the mayor by the leaders of a number of businesses, de Blasio was urged "to take immediate action" on public safety and other issues in New York City as part of dealing with the city's longer-term economic concerns. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
NYC mayor 'very confident' in new school reopening timelineNew York City’s mayor says he is confident the city will meet a revised timeline to bring public school students back to classrooms within the next two weeks
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga.,, speaks at a  news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. An Associated Press review of medical records for four detained immigrant women at the detention center and interviews with lawyers have revealed growing allegations that a gynecologist performed surgeries that the women never sought or didn’t fully understand. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy, File)
AP Exclusive: More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgeryAn Associated Press review of medical records for four detained immigrant women and interviews with lawyers have revealed growing allegations that a gynecologist performed surgeries and other procedures that the women never sought or didn’t fully understand
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A hand crew works a fire break as they establish a hose line along a ridge during the El Dorado Fire along Highway 38 west of Forest Falls, Calif., Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2020, as a hand crew establishes a hose line along a ridge. The fire was started by a device at a gender reveal party Sat., Sept. 5. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)
Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender revealA firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 1995, file photo, Winston Groom, author of "Forrest Gump," the book on which the film was based, signs copies of "Gump & Co.," the sequel to "Forrest Gump", at a New York City bookstore. Groom, the author of the novel "Forrest Gump" that was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop culture hit, has died, an Alabama official close to the writer said Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 77. (AP Photo/Anders Krusberg, File)
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 1995, file photo, Winston Groom, author of "Forrest Gump," the book on which the film was based, signs copies of "Gump & Co.," the sequel to "Forrest Gump", at a New York City bookstore. Groom, the author of the novel "Forrest Gump" that was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop culture hit, has died, an Alabama official close to the writer said Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 77. (AP Photo/Anders Krusberg, File)
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
The Associated Press14 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows James Lee Carr, who is accused of opening fire on a security officer outside the federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The officer was struck in the chest but was wearing a protective vest. Carr, who made his first court appearance on Thursday, Sept. 17, since his arrest, has agreed to remain jailed. He hasn't yet entered a plea to assault and weapons charges. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Phoenix courthouse shooting suspect agrees to remain jailedA man accused of opening fire earlier this week on a security officer outside the federal courthouse in Phoenix has agreed to remain jailed on assault and weapons charges
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, a person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mail box in Omaha, Neb. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them "a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service" before the November election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail A U.S. judge blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election
The Associated Press20 hours ago
EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This undated photo provided by the family of Ronald Greene via the Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP in September 2020 shows injuries on his body. Greene's family filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit in May 2020 alleging troopers "brutalized" Greene, used a stun gun on him three times and "left him beaten, bloodied and in cardiac arrest" before covering up his actual cause of death. Officials originally said his injuries were caused by the crash that ended a May 2019 police chase or an ensuing struggle with state troopers. (Family photo via AP)
Photos fuel concerns over in-custody death of La. Black man Graphic photos that surfaced online this week appear to show deep bruises on the face of a Black man who died following a police chase in Louisiana last year
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2020 file photo, high school track athletes Alanna Smith, left, Selina Soule, center, and Chelsea Mitchell prepare to speak at a news conference outside the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Conn. The U.S. Department of Education is threatening to withhold some federal funding for Connecticut school districts if they follow a state policy that allows transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports. In response to a complaint filed last year by several cisgender female track athletes who argued that two transgender female runners had an unfair physical advantage, the federal agency's office for civil rights determined in May that Connecticut's policy violates the civil rights of athletes who are not transgender. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File)
Federal funding threatened over transgender athlete policy The U.S. Department of Education is threatening to withhold magnet school funding for Connecticut school districts if they follow a state policy that allows transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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