Pakistan captain under scrutiny for 'black man' comment

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The International Cricket Council is investigating an incident where Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed appeared to use racist terminology to taunt South African player Andile Phehlukw...

White supremacist pleads guilty to NYC sword killing

NEW YORK (AP) — A white supremacist has pleaded guilty to killing a black man with a sword as part of a racist plot that prosecutors described as a hate crime. James Jackson admitted...

White supremacist pleads guilty to killing black man with sword as part of racist plot described as a hate crime

NEW YORK (AP) — White supremacist pleads guilty to killing black man with sword as part of racist plot described as a hate crime.

Sanders seeks to avoid another stumble with black SC voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Even before he announces whether he's a 2020 presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders is working to avoid the drubbing the state's African-American voters handed him in 2016. ...

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...

Confederate flag from S. Carolina Statehouse put on display

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last Confederate flag to fly at the South Carolina Statehouse has quietly been put on display at a museum. Confederate Relic Room Executive Director Allen R...

Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for racist video

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma students demanded more from their campus administrators Tuesday, hours after the school released public apologies from two former students who were involved...

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...

Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma says two students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared on a social media video wearing black face paint and using a racial epit...

Smith-Pelly starts in return to Chicago after racist taunts

CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Capitals coach Todd Reirden wanted to show his support for Devante Smith-Pelly. So he sent his line out to center ice for the opening faceoff. ...

Zaniolo sets Roma on way to thrilling 3-2 win over Torino

MILAN (AP) — Teenage midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo again showed why he is one of Serie A's most promising talents as he inspired Roma to a 3-2 victory at home to Torino in a thriller on Saturday. ...

WORLD SPORTS at 1400 GMT

TOP STORIES: TEN--AUSTRALIAN OPEN MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams has dropped a total of nine games through three matches at the Australian Open so far and n...

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke on Friday to six years and nine months in prison in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager La...

Schism leads to dueling women's march events in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism will mean that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women's March on Washington are faced with competing demo...