Writer Jesmyn Ward attends the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2017 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. It was the second time Ward received the fiction prize: She won in 2011 for "Salvage the Bones." Masha Gessen's "The...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore leaves after he speaks at a church revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 15, 2017 - 7:24 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Roy Moore and the special U.S. Senate election in Alabama (all times local): 7 p.m. Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore tells Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity he never dated "underage girls" but won't be commenting further. Tuesday night, Hannity...
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November 15, 2017 - 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post didn't offer money to women in exchange for their stories accusing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually inappropriate behavior, despite a series of widely-shared articles on social media and a voicemail from an apparent impostor offering to pay for...
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November 14, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign and his family had several contacts with intermediaries for the Russian government during the 2016 campaign and the presidential transition. Those contacts are now under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Here are some key dates: —...
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FILE - In this file photo taken dated Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, Russian state-owned television station RT logo is seen at the window of the company's office in Moscow, Russia. Russian state-funded TV channel RT has registered with the U.S. Justice Department as a foreign agent after pressure from the U.S. government. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, FILE)
November 14, 2017 - 11:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers submitted legal amendments Tuesday that would allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a retaliatory move to a demand the U.S. made to a Russian TV channel. The amendments, which are set to be voted on Wednesday, came after the...
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November 14, 2017 - 6:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — A college in Boston will name one of its schools after the late Gwen Ifill (EYE'-ful), a co-host of PBS' "NewsHour" and veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates. Simmons College announced Tuesday the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities in honor of...
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In this photo provided by Sea-Watch, migrants from a sinking inflatable dinghy try to board a Libyan coast guard ship during a rescue operation at sea in international waters off the coast of Libya on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Five migrants have died as a German nonprofit organization, Sea-Watch, and the Libyan coast guard tried to rescue them from their foundering boat in the Mediterranean, with each side blaming the other for the mishap. (Lisa Hoffmann/Sea-Watch via AP)
November 12, 2017 - 9:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper has published a list of 33,293 people it says died while trying to immigrate to Europe between 1993 and May of this year. The list, published by daily Der Tagesspiegel Thursday, covered 46 pages and included names, ages and countries of origin, when available, as...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, while traveling to Hanoi, Vietnam. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 11, 2017 - 2:18 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Association is voicing concerns about press access during President Donald Trump's trip to Asia. Reporters and photographers traveling with the president were barred from covering any of the events at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit...
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FILE - This Feb. 14, 2017 file photo shows Arizona state Rep. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, on the House floor at the Capitol in Phoenix. The publisher of Arizona's largest newspaper has joined a growing list of women who say Shooter, subjected them to inappropriate sexual comments or actions. Arizona Republic Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish wrote in a column published online Friday, Nov. 10 that Shooter made an inappropriate comment to her during a meeting last year in his statehouse office about legislation the newspaper opposed. (AP Photo/Bob Christie,File)
November 10, 2017 - 4:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The publisher of Arizona's largest newspaper on Friday joined a growing list of women who say a top Republican state lawmaker subjected them to inappropriate sexual comments or actions. Arizona Republic Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish wrote in a column published online that state Rep. Don...
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This 1980s photo provided by the family shows Gordon Sakamoto, former Associated Press bureau chief in Honolulu, at work in the UPI bureau in Honolulu . Sakamoto died at his Honolulu home Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, after heart failure and a long battle with chronic kidney disease, his son Kyle Sakamoto said. He was 82 years old. Honolulu-born Sakamoto was named chief of bureau in 1994, overseeing AP operations in Hawaii and the Central Pacific. He joined the AP after working for five years as a marketing specialist for the state of Hawaii and had worked for UPI for 27 years in San Francisco and Hawaii. (Courtesy Sakamoto Family via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 5:43 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Gordon Sakamoto, one of the first Asian-Americans hired to work in a U.S. bureau of an international news service, died Wednesday at 82. Sakamoto, a former Hawaii bureau chief for The Associated Press, started his journalism career with United Press International in Honolulu in 1960...
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