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Hank Aaron, civil rights leaders get vaccinated in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, former U.N. Ambassador and civil rights leader Andrew Young and former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan got vaccinated against ...

Advocates race to find Georgia voters who cast bad ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — Advocates for both presidential candidates raced Friday to find every person in Georgia who submitted a flawed ballot before time ran out to fix the paperwork in a race that could be de...

Activist for Georgia's homeless and death-row inmates dies

ATLANTA (AP) — Murphy Davis, a determined advocate for death row inmates and homeless people in Georgia, died on Thursday of complications related to cancer. She was 72. Davis had be...

Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'

WASHINGTON (AP) — People paid great heed to John Lewis for much of his life in the civil rights movement. But at the very beginning — when he was just a kid wanting to be a minister someday — his audi...

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Calls in higher-profile races in Kent...

Martin Luther King's traffic ticket changed history's course

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — On this day 60 years ago, a black man driving a white woman was pulled over in a traffic stop that would change the course of American history. The incident was ...

60 years later, 'An Appeal for Human Rights' still resonates

ATLANTA (AP) — Sixty years have passed since Roslyn Pope came home from Europe to a segregated South and channeled her frustrations into writing “An Appeal for Human Rights.” The do...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 5, the 65th day of 2020. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 1-7

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 94. Singer-actor Harry Belafonte is 93. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is 76. Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who is 76. Actor Dirk Benedict ("The A Te...

Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes. Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, eve...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: A familiar top 10 looking to 2020

The final Associated Press Top 25 of the season has a familiar look. LSU is No. 1 after winning the national championship. Add Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma and Ala...

Ridder, No. 23 Cincinnati romp over Boston College, 38-6

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Desmond Ridder and No. 23 Cincinnati wrote a much happier ending to their season. Ridder ran for 105 yards and three touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to le...

No. 16 Memphis, No. 21 Cincinnati face off for AAC title

No. 21 Cincinnati (10-2, 7-1 AAC, No. 20 CFP) at No. 16 Memphis (11-1, 7-1, No. 17), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Memphis by 9. Series record: Memphis 22-...

New trial date for woman charged with 1990 clown killing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for a woman accused of dressing as a clown and fatally shooting her lover's wife in Florida in 1990. News outlets report th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2019. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 1...