The Latest: White House reaches out to Kentucky students

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial. (all times local): ...

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white tee...

Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

MILAN (AP) — A senator with Italy's governing 5-Star Movement has apologized for a tweet citing a century-old anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, which he later deleted. Elio Lannutti ca...

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion. And Native Am...

Barcelona signs Kevin-Prince Boateng until end of the season

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has surprisingly signed Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan from Italian club Sassuolo until the end of the season. The 31-year-old Boateng has appeared to...

PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new PBS Independent Lens documentary shows how Native Americans laid the foundations to rock, blues and jazz. "RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World," s...

Number of 2020 bids by women buoys gender equality advocates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a "wonderful challenge" — four or more women running for president in 2020. For many activists, tha...

UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, describing the trend as "a positive thing." ...

The Latest: WHO confirms internal misconduct probe underway

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on misconduct allegations at the World Health Organization (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The World Health Organization has confirmed it is i...

AP Exclusive: UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anon...

The Latest: Rep. Steve King urged to leave Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local): --- 11:15 a.m. The No. 3 House Republican is suggesting that...

Iowa's Steve King off House committees after race remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive ...

South African school accused of racism over classroom photo

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Accusations of racism have engulfed a South African school after a photograph appearing to show white and black children separated by race circulated on social media. ...

City in turmoil: Mayor accused of racism, disbands police

TONASKET, Wash. (AP) — A tiny city in Washington state is in turmoil after a police officer came forward with allegations that the mayor wanted him to start using the name "Joseph" because "Jose" soun...

GOP senator: Rep. King's racial remarks hurt Republicans, US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Republican congressman Steve King says he's not a racist, but he's facing heavy criticism from his party over his remarks about white supremacy. King on Friday...