AP News Articles

Queen Latifah performs during the dress rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular in Boston.

Harvard is set to award the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Queen Latifah and six other recipients on Tuesday, according to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, school's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.Read more

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections, losing the majority but saying Tuesday he was given a clear mandate despite an increasingly divided Parliament and nation.Read more

Joseph F. Boschetti

The government says the remains of a soldier who died in a Pacific island battle during World War II have been identified as a 23-year-old Philadelphia man. Read more here.Read more

Historical marker of George White unveiled

A new memorial plaque has been erected in Delaware to mark the 1903 mob lynching of a black man accused of raping and killing a white woman. Read more here.Read more

Black bear

State wildlife officials say 265 bears were killed during last week's black bear hunt in New Jersey. Read more here.Read more

Unemployment benefits application

A Pennsylvania court has ruled that a woman fired for showing a video of naked men to co-workers isn't eligible for unemployment compensation. Read more here.Read more

Elephant

At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe's biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities in search of food and water. Read more here.Read more

In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C.

Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More than 50 people...Read more

Former SS guard Bruno Dey

A 93-year-old German former Stutthof guard on trial in Hamburg on thousands of counts of accessory to murder says he regrets having served in the Nazi concentration camp. Read more here.Read more

In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice hangs in the press briefing room at the Justice Department, in Washington.

The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.Read more

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