Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen released from prison again

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was released Friday after a judge ruled that he had been sent back to prison from home confinement as retaliation for his plan to relea...

IOC apologizes, deletes tweet about 1936 Berlin Olympics

GENEVA (AP) — The IOC apologized on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics. Joining a message thread on Thursd...

St. Louis Olympics was really World's Fair with some sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first Summer Olympics held in the U.S. looked unlike anything that had happened previously in Europe. Or that would happen again anywhere else. ...

IOC: Olympics tweet remembering Nazi-era Berlin games sparks outrage

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) was widely condemned on Friday for a tweet it posted recalling the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, as the organizing body marked a year before next summer's eve...

Black protesters say focus on feds hasn't derailed message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police brutality and racism, chanting that “Black lives matter.” As t...

HUD revokes Obama-era rule designed to diversify the suburbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that it is revoking an Obama-era housing regulation designed to eliminate racial disparities in the suburbs, a move that fair housing advocates...

Indians to meet with Native Americans on potential new name

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians will consult with Native American groups as they consider changing the name of their franchise for the first time since 1915. Owner Paul Dolan ...

UK ambassador defends reputation amid racist remark claims

LONDON (AP) — America’s ambassador to the UK has taken to Twitter to defend his reputation, rejecting allegations that he made insensitive remarks on race and gender. Robert “Woody’’...

Joe Biden calls Trump the country's 'first' racist president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was the country's “first” racist president. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s comments came dur...

Public 'engaged' in Confederate-free Mississippi flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The public has already submitted about 600 proposals for a new Mississippi flag without the Confederate battle emblem, the director of the state Department of Archives and Histor...

Less momentum for Confederate statue removal in rural areas

CLINTON, La. (AP) — The statue of the anonymous Confederate soldier has stood in front of the white-columned East Feliciana Parish courthouse for more than a century, leaning on his rifle as he looks ...

South African anti-apartheid icon Andrew Mlangeni dies at 95

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid icon Andrew Mlangeni, the last remaining survivor of the historic Rivonia Trial that sentenced activists like Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment, has ...

Heavily armed US agents on city streets: Can Trump do that?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has deployed agents with tactical gear to confront protesters in downtown Portland, Oregon. That has sparked debate over the use of federal power as local an...

Congress weighs kicking racist chief justice from Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote on whether to remove from the U.S. Capitol a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, the author of the 1857 Dred Scott decision that declared African Americans coul...

Edmonton of the CFL decides to drop Eskimos, change its name

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Eskimos will change their name. The Canadian Football League team announced the decision on Tuesday, following a decision to do the same by Wash...