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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 04, 2017 - 5:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Fox News Channel was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal last summer. The network's No. 1 star, Bill O'Reilly, has been accused of crude and vindictive behavior toward women. Lawsuits depict a frat-house environment at the company's New York headquarters. And...
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In this photo provided by Trey Ellis, his son Chet poses for a photo Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Westport, Conn. Ellis a sophomore at Staples High School who wrote about his experience growing up in an affluent, predominantly white town, was named the winner Monday night of the town's essay contest on the topic of white privilege. (Tommy Fabian/Courtesy of Trey Ellis via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 1:08 pm
A black teenager who wrote about the "unavoidable" racial issues he faces growing up in an affluent, predominantly white Connecticut town has won an essay contest on the topic of white privilege. Chet Ellis, a 15-year-old sophomore at Staples High School in Westport, described a discussion on...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2000 file photo, author and broadcaster Darcus Howe walks, in London. The biographer of British black activist Howe says he has died. He was 74 and had been suffering from prostate cancer, it was reported on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, File)
April 02, 2017 - 2:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Darcus Howe, one of the most prominent black activists of his generation in Britain, has died. He was 74, and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Howe was a leader of the U.K.'s little-chronicled black power movement, which battled institutional racism and challenged the...
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In this photo made Thursday, March 30, 2017, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III, right, and councilwoman Ella Jones stand just off stage as they are introduced before a mayoral forum in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson voters will head to the polls next week to pick between the two candidates for mayor. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 01, 2017 - 10:29 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's leadership has changed drastically since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown put the St. Louis suburb at the center of the debate over the treatment of blacks by the nation's police forces. The one constant has been Mayor James Knowles III, who is asking voters for...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 5:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Atlantic Coast Conference says it will consider bringing championship events back to North Carolina after a deal was approved to roll back the state's "bathroom bill...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 1:14 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 1:10 p.m. LGBT and civil rights activists in North Carolina are decrying a deal they say replaces one discriminatory law with another. Equality North Carolina Executive Director...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, speaks during the funeral service for the former South African president in Qunu, South Africa. Kathrada died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after a short illness at the age of 87. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen, Pool, File)
March 28, 2017 - 1:53 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government — much of that time alongside the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela — died Tuesday at age 87. Kathrada late in life became such a scathing...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 8:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday. The incidents prompted international attention, as China's...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 7:35 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday. The tensions have prompted China's Foreign Ministry to...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 6:25 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. Demonstrators, who were from the Asian community, gathered...
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