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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail Monday.
When a U.S. senator asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Can you define hate speech?” it was arguably the most important question that social networks face.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries.Representatives...

Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa.
LeBron James stopped worrying about his place in history long ago. His legacy has been secure for years.
Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship and actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar.

Andrew Gillum tried to energize Florida's young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor's office.
Stacey Abrams, a Georgia Democrat, came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black female governor.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI have inaugurated Morocco's first high-speed rail line, the first ever such line in Africa.

Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
Hate crimes across the United States spiked 17 percent in 2017 — marking a rise for the third straight year.
A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating.
Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people.
Even among the new Democrats, there's an uncomfortable vote looming on whether Rep. Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the House, should lead them.
Florida's election recount is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp down the rhetoric."
President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally.
Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate.
Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep an inmate on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed.
 WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people.Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on...
There's a fear that third-party candidates could become "spoilers" by peeling off just enough support to let the other major party win.