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HOUSTON (AP) — A former member of the 1990s R&B group Hi-Five has been arrested in the stabbing death of his wife in Houston...
WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Splits in FIFA's strategy to fight discrimination at the World Cup have been exposed after reported fan incidents were not punished.FIFA's racism task force chairman Jeffrey Webb says there is a "disconnect" between his...

WASHINGTON (AP) — On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law theCivil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy has its first female four-star admiral. She is Michelle Janine Howard, promoted on Tuesday to the service's highest rank...
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams pulled out of her Wimbledon doubles match with sister Venus after only three games Tuesday...

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jason Kidd as coach after completing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been forced to end his basketball career after being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder...
We are a long way from consensus on these questions, judging by the response to a federal ruling that the "Redskins" team name is disparaging and its trademarks should be canceled...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Las Vegas ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" topped a slow weekend at the summer box office with $30 million, besting blockbuster holdovers from last week and Clint Eastwood's new Four Seasons musical "Jersey Boys."...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement in a civil rights lawsuit filed against police and prosecutors by the five men exonerated in the 1989 Central Park jogger attack, a city official said Friday...
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Law officers were searching for a gunman early Friday after shooting erupted outside a suburban Denver concert that left three people wounded, authorities said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military actions in Iraq if they would help fight a growing threat from extremist militants...
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas County leaders have passed a resolution supporting reparations to African-Americans for years of slavery — without even realizing they had done so...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on "The Shield" TV series pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday in the death of his wife and was ordered to stay away from his two young sons...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled...
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (AP) — Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has been upgraded to fair condition following the New Jersey highway crash that badly injured him and killed one of his friends, his spokesman said Monday...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the winningest trio in NBA postseason history, shared hugs.