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Today in History: June 28, Treaty of Versailles is signed

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 28, the 179th day of 2022. There are 186 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June ...

To some defenders, gun ruling could right a racial wrong

NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York's tight restrictions on who can carry a handgun, condemnation erupted from liberal leaders and activists. But some pu...

NFL seeks arbitration for Flores' racial discrimination suit

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and six of its teams have filed for arbitration in the lawsuit that alleges they engaged in racial discrimination. If the league’s request is successful, NFL Commissioner Roger...

Ángel Hernández asks appeals court to reinstate suit vs MLB

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Ángel Hernández claim Major League Baseball manipulated the umpire’s evaluations, renewing the allegation in an attempt to reinstate the racial discrimination lawsuit he lo...

Transformative year: Black coaches now lead 50% of NBA teams

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s an annual occurrence in the NBA. Teams change head coaches and the roster of candidates who should get those jobs starts getting bandied about, and especially in recent years...

BTS visits White House to discuss combating hate crime surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — K-Pop sensation BTS visited the White House on Tuesday to talk with President Joe Biden about combating the rise in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans — bringing superstar sizzle ...

Workers vote to become first unionized Starbucks in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Starbucks has until later this week to file any objections with the National Labor Relations Board after workers at a shop in Birmingham became the first of the company's locat...

Japan's Ukraine refugee policy criticized for putting politics over human rights

The Japanese government has been quick to publicize its acceptance of more than 1,000 refugees from war-torn Ukraine. But critics point out that Japanese immigration authorities have been far less wi...

EXPLAINER: ESG investing and the debate surrounding it

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the latest sign ESG investing is now mainstream after starting as a niche corner of Wall Street: It's become the target of Republican politicians and billionaire Elon Musk amid ...

Elon Musk, an erratic visionary, revels in contradiction

As the uproar over Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout of Twitter reaches a crescendo, another Musk drama, still chaotic four years after it began, has been back in court. Ironically, tha...

New York court halts family DNA searches for crime suspects

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York court halted the use of a DNA crimefighting tool that has helped crack cold cases and put murderers behind bars, but has also raised privacy and racial discrimination concer...

Taiwanese man calls Indian 'Black man' for not wearing mask while drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian man is pressing charges after a Taiwanese man allegedly hurled racial slurs at him for not wearing a mask as he drank coffee in a Hsinchu coffee shop. At 2:40...

Black doctors say they face discrimination based on race

ATLANTA (AP) — Dr. Dare Adewumi was thrilled when he was hired to lead the neurosurgery practice at an Atlanta-area hospital near where he grew up. But he says he quickly faced racial discrimination t...

Former South Africa cricket captain Smith cleared of racism

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Former South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith was cleared of racism allegations on Monday by an independent investigation that looked into claims that he used his inf...

After landing Hill, the draft may be uneventful for Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The way the Miami Dolphins see things, they had the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL draft. And they used it on the 165th pick in the 2016 draft. It makes sen...