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Group holding immigrant children settles ex-employee claimThe U.S. Department of Justice says a Texas-based organization that runs facilities to hold immigrant children has settled a retaliation claim from an ex-employee
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, curator Dr. David Driskell takes part in the 50th Anniversary Gala of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in a hospital near his home in Hyattsville, Md.. He was 88. (Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, File)
David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88David Driskell, one of the nation’s most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died
The Associated Press2 hours ago
She Wanted to Help Make Masks. But Not Just Any MasksAshley Lawrence is a senior studying education for the deaf and hard of hearing at Eastern Kentucky University, so when the coronavirus pandemic began taking hold and Lawrence saw people start to volunteer to make masks, the 21-year-old got an idea: Why not make masks for the deaf community near...
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Judge rules Wisconsin clerks can't release results from Tuesday's election before April 13 absentee deadlineJudge rules Wisconsin clerks can't release results from Tuesday's election before April 13 absentee deadline
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UN chief: Cease-fire appeal backed by parties in 11 nationsU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal for a global cease-fire to tackle the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - This Aug. 25, 2014 file photo shows show creator Steven Levitan, center, accepting the award for outstanding comedy series for  "Modern Family" at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Looking are cast members Julie Bowen, left, and Sofía Vergara.  The popular comedy series, which earned five best comedy Emmy Awards, ends its 11-season run with a two-hour finale on Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
'Modern Family' promises satisfying end to its 11-season runWhen “Modern Family” brings its 11-year season to a close, the audience will have a role to play
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This undated photo released by the National Park Services shows Edward Keable. The National Park Service announced Friday, April 3, 2020, that Keable, a veteran lawyer for the U.S. Interior Department, has been appointed as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, a crown jewel of the park system. (National Park Services via AP)
Government lawyer named as new Grand Canyon park leaderA veteran lawyer for the U.S. Interior Department has been appointed as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, a crown jewel of the park system
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Another Blow to Nursing Home Hit Hard by COVID-19A Seattle-area nursing home linked to perhaps the first coronavirus death in the US, along with dozens more, is facing fines of more than $600,000. Federal and state inspectors uncovered numerous failures at Life Care Center of Kirkland, where two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members have tested...
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FILE - This April 20, 2011 file photo shows a view of the outdoor screening area for the world premiere of "The Union" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal announced the postponement of the 19th Tribeca Film Festival which was scheduled for April 15 - 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Tribeca Film Festival to proceed, in part, onlineThe Tribeca Film Festival, postponed by the pandemic, is moving some elements of its annual New York event online
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jared Kushner Is Now Under a Giant SpotlightAt Thursday's White House press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner appeared at the podium for the first time during the crisis, notes Forbes . Among other things, Kushner said he was taking control of the White House effort to make sure states received masks, ventilators,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 1960 file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leaves court after being given a four-month sentence in Decatur, Ga., for taking part in a lunch counter sit-in at Rich's department store. Following the publication of "An Appeal for Human Rights" on March 9, 1960, students at Atlanta's historically black colleges waged a nonviolent campaign of boycotts and sit-ins protesting segregation at restaurants, theaters, parks and government buildings. (AP Photo, File)
Georgia prosecutor to expunge MLK's 1960 Atlanta arrestA county prosecutor in Georgia says he will expunge Martin Luther King Jr.’s record for a 1960 trespassing arrest during a sit-in at a whites-only dining room inside an Atlanta department store
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He Was Cutting the Grass. Then, a Body Under a MattressA worker cutting grass in an industrial area made a grisly discovery this week—the body of a missing mom of three who vanished after reportedly leaving her home in Midfield, Ala., in February. Sergeant Michael Jeffries of the Midfield Police Department says the worker found the decomposing body of...
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