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Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo

NEW YORK (AP) — When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it. It said his appointment with U.S. immigration services about his application to join the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the one...

 

As New York salutes health workers, Missouri fights a surge

New York held a ticker-tape parade Wednesday for the health care workers and others who helped the city pull through the darkest days of COVID-19, while authorities in Missouri struggled to beat back a surge blamed on the fast-spreading delta...

 
 By DEEPTI HAJELA    Regional    May 30, 2021

How Tulsa massacre spent most of last century unremembered

When the smoke cleared in June 1921, the toll from the massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was catastrophic — scores of lives lost, homes and businesses burned to the ground, a thriving Black community gutted by a white mob. The nightmare cried out for... Full story

 

'I am a child!' Pepper spray reflects policing of Black kids

The 9-year-old Black girl sat handcuffed in the backseat of a police car, distraught and crying for her father as the white officers grew increasingly impatient while they tried to wrangle her fully into the vehicle. "This is your last chance," one...

 

'I can't breathe' a rally cry anew for police protests in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — "I can't breathe." Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehold. It became a rallying cry after his death for demonstrators across the country who protested the killings of African Americans by polic...

 

Nevada woman is the 6th to accuse Arias of sexual misconduct

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The longtime director of the international center at the University of Nevada in Reno is the latest woman to accuse Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct. Carina Black said in...

 

Blackface photo reopens long history of bigotry in medicine

NEW YORK (AP) — The racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page wasn't the only thing that disgusted Monifa Bandele. She was especially appalled that the image was published as he was graduating from medical school on his way to bec...

 

Young immigrants seeking refuge from abuse face denials

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some immigrant youth looking to start over in the United States after fleeing abusive homes are seeing their applications for green cards rejected because the Trump administration says they're too old. A U.S. government program...

 

Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation...

 

1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

It was the tweet seen around the world. On Oct. 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged the Twittersphere to join her in sharing a personal story of sexual harassment in the wake of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein. "If you've been sexually...

 

Man upset by wife's illness kills them both at hospital

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who said he wanted to end his ailing wife's suffering shot her to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said. Richard DeLucia, 71, left a note at the couple's condo...

 

May Day protests focus on Trump's migrant record, elections

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants say President Donald Trump's administration has become almost everything they feared, but while they rally across the United States on May Day, their focus is less on huge turnout Tuesday than on the first Tuesday in...

 

Boss buzzing you after hours? NYC might let you say buzz off

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology that once promised freedom from the confines of an office has, for many workers, become a ball and chain, blurring the lines between work hours and, well, any other hours. A New York City Council member wants to put a...

 

Sympathy for white Austin bomber stirs debate about race

When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as "the outcry of a very challenged young man," the remark caused an outcry of its own. Because the bomber was white, some people almost immediately...

 

Tipped workers invoke #MeToo in fight to raise minimum wage

NEW YORK (AP) — As a waitress, Nadine Morsch was used to having to force an occasional smile for an unpleasant customer. But when a man she was serving made a reference to grabbing her butt, she warned him he better not try. And he made her pay. Fo...

 

Artist uses felt to recreate New York City grocery store

NEW YORK (AP) — If the hot dogs in this New York City bodega feel a little, well, soft and squishy, don't worry, it's not a health hazard. It's art. A British artist has recreated the contents of a city bodega entirely in felt, the soft material...

 

Library brings drag queens, kids together for story hour

NEW YORK (AP) — It takes a certain something to be a good storyteller: enthusiasm, timing and a flair for the dramatic. Performers at a children's story hour at a New York City library have all that and then some — they're drag queens. About...

 

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