The Latest: DA says slain teen did not provoke stabbing

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the fatal stabbing of a black youth by a white man for playing rap music (all times local): 10 a.m. An Arizona prosecutor says a black ...

White man indicted in killing of black teen over rap music

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona prosecutor says a grand jury has returned an indictment charging a white man with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a black youth for playing rap music he said he ...

The Latest: 1st-degree murder charge in black teen's killing

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on outrage over the killing of a black teen by a white man over the youth's rap music (all times local): 5 p.m. County prosecutors in Phoe...

Killing of black teen in Phoenix area trending on Twitter

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate are speaking out on Twitter about the killing of a 17-year-old black youth at a suburban convenience store by a white man who said ...

Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Drake, BTS set for Billboard Awards

Taylor Swift is set to kick off the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday with the debut performance of her new song "ME!" and she could continue her run as the most decorated winner in the show's ...

Okurrr: Cardi B leads with 21 Billboard Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations. NBC and dick clark productions announced Thursday the 26-year-old rapper is u...

China’s ridiculous propaganda is drawing global ridicule but Taiwan must look deeper too

So, the in no way ironically named People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have taken to the airways once more to tell the people of Taiwan what is best for them. In an interview that would be absolut...

Mothers of April: Relatives of the slain unite in Nicaragua

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two mothers walked shoulder-to-shoulder ahead of a casket in the northern Nicaraguan city of Esteli, wailing in shared grief at the killings of their sons during a wave of anti-...

Filipino 'Rapdutan' concert for charity to be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan Feb. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local Filipino group is organizing a rap concert that will feature popular rap artists from the Philippines, as well as tattoo artists over the Lunar New Year holiday in nort...

Russian teenagers use social media to rebel against teachers

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The principal of a prestigious school near St. Petersburg summoned 16-year-old Leonid Shaidurov and 14-year-old Maxim Dautov in for a chat. Then he threatened them with e...

Path to power: House races to watch on election night

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 2...

AP: Cardi B, Post Malone won't compete for new artist Grammy

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B and Post Malone marked major breakthroughs in the last year, but the rap stars won't compete for best new artist at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Cardi B, who earne...

The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. ...

The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 6:20 p.m. ...

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were af...