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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.
NEW YORK (AP) — For Ruby Dee, acting and activism weren't contradictory things. They were inseparable, and they were intertwined...
theGRIO REPORT - Jabre White said he was stunned and angry when he claims his teacher implied White was his slave and the teacher was his master...

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — As the minority engagement director for the Georgia Republican Party, Smith is helping to lead an effort to recruit African-American voters in pivotal states, a priority for a heavily white party staring with uncertainty at a country that is fast becoming more brown...
NEW YORK (AP) — The lethal romp "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" got a lot of love at Sunday night's Tony Awards, nabbing the best new musical trophy on a night that also saw Audra McDonald make Broadway history, Bryan Cranston win as a rookie and four-time host Neil Patrick Harris get his own award...
NEW YORK (AP) — Maxwell is looking to produce something this year that has nothing to do with music...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will add her voice to those honoring Maya Angelou at a memorial service for the poet and author this weekend...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders pressed for greater diversity in NBA front offices in a meeting with Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday amid discussions about racial issues raised by the ouster of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling...
TORONTO (AP) - A Canadian couple endured a roller-coaster ride of emotions when a lottery ticket worth $50 million went missing only to be found and returned by someone at their church...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Chris Brown was released early Monday from a Los Angeles County jail, authorities said...
(AP) Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it's up to others whether the deal goes through...
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams lost in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday, her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the first round at Roland Garros two years ago...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said Monday...
(AP) - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized to Trayvon Martin's family on Thursday over his choice of words in a videotaped interview in which he addressed bigotry and prejudice...