Germany bans anti-Semitic group, raids homes

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities conducted raids in 10 German states Thursday at premises linked to a group accused of pursuing a mix of anti-government and racist ideology. Germany's top s...

Trump calls himself 'wartime president' as he battles virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Describing himself as a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the ...

Trump dubs COVID-19 'Chinese virus' despite hate crime risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he doesn’t think calling COVID-19 the "Chinese virus" — or the "kung-flu," as one administration offi...

Carlson says he felt obligation to meet with Trump on virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson says he felt a “moral obligation” to meet with President Donald Trump and warn him personally about the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Foxx touts record as Smollett case engulfs Illinois primary

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago mom Rya Smith has no doubts about backing the top prosecutor in nation's second-biggest county for another term, even while acknowledging the office fumbled a criminal case agai...

McCaskill makes transition from Senate to television

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News analyst Claire McCaskill is talking about some of the shows where she appears — “Morning Joe,” Rachel Maddow or Nicolle Wallace's hours— when a questioner slips in a little te...

More Bundesliga protests: Fans slam German soccer federation

BERLIN (AP) — There were more widespread protests at Bundesliga games over the weekend as fans vented their anger with the German soccer federation. Bayern Munich ultras also took ai...

Virginia reshaped as Democrats put historic stamp on laws

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic legislators in Virginia have dramatically reshaped the state in two months, sweeping aside many of the state’s old business-friendly and socially conservative laws and ...

Lawmakers pass bill allowing Confederate monument removals

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some of Virginia's scores of Confederate monuments could soon be removed under legislation state lawmakers approved Sunday. The Democratic-led House and Senate ...

AP Was There: Atlanta Student Movement of 1960

ATLANTA (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — The year of 1960 was pivotal for civil rights in America. Segregationist politicians insisted on upholding racist Jim Crow laws and policies that denied black people equ...

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...

Arab voters key to blocking Netanyahu-led hardline majority

TIRA, Israel (AP) — A surge in Arab voter turnout was key to depriving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his nationalist allies of a parliamentary majority in this week’s Israeli election. ...

China journalist association blasts US visa limits

BEIJING (AP) — The state-controlled All-China Journalists Association followed the government on Friday in blasting a Trump administration move that will cap the number of Chinese journalists allowed ...

Singapore student of Chinese ethnicity battered in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 23-year-old student from Singapore was assaulted on a London street by four thugs who shouted "coronavirus" at him, according to New Talk, which cited informat...

Noose placed on Wisconsin brewery shooter's locker in 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Someone placed a noose several years ago on the locker of a Wisconsin brewery employee who opened fire on his co-workers last week, the brewery operator said Wednesday. Police qui...