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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate reopened Monday in a Capitol largely shuttered by the coronavirus, but prospects for quick action on a new aid package are uncertain with a deepening debate over how best to confront the deadly pandemic and...
A man caused a storm of controversy on Monday, May 4, after he was spotted grocery shopping in a Ku Klux Klan hood in the San Diego area. READ MORE: Joe Biden links Trump and KKK in speech condemning hate The...
Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have teamed up to give a voice to the youth in foster care with a new public service announcement. Miguel, Terrence J, Lil Rel, Luke James and more have partnered with the Precious Dreams Foundation...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The legal drama All Rise has become the first U.S. scripted television series to adapt to the pandemic by producing an episode remotely, enlisting its stars to work from home on their own makeup, set...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious to spur an economic recovery without risking lives, President Donald Trump insists that “you can satisfy both” — see states gradually lift lockdowns while also protecting people from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more...
Tenants across the United States have started to organize in an effort to halt rent and mortgage payments, as unemployment rates skyrocket due to the coronavirus pandemic. The hashtag #CancelRent began trending on social media on Friday, May 1, when...
NEW YORK (AP) — As America tentatively emerges from weeks of lockdowns, it is becoming clear that the pandemic has taken its toll on workers who have been on the front lines all along. They have been packing and delivering...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pioneering drummer Tony Allen, the driver of the Afrobeat sound, has died in Paris at age 79. READ MORE: New Nigeria museum honors late Afrobeat singer Fela Kuti Allen died Thursday night at the Pompidou Hospital of an...
LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex lost an early round in a London court Friday when a judge dismissed part of her lawsuit against the publisher of a British newspaper that put out excerpts of a letter to...
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Lansing to protest Michigan's statewide stay-at-home order, with several armed demonstrators storming the Michigan State Capitol building on Thursday. In a video posted to activist Rob Gill's Twitter account, the protestors can...
An interracial YouTube couple found themselves in hot water after a husband had a very strong reaction to seeing his wife's natural hair. Derek and Ruth have documented their lives on their channel, Life Less Scripted, for years and have...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kelly Rowland says her new single “Coffee” and its accompanying music video is her “ode to the beauty of black women.” Rowland debuted the breezy R&B track and video featuring black women across a spectrum of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sexual assault allegation is raising Joe Biden’s first big challenge as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, fueling Republican attacks and leaving many in his own party in an uncomfortable bind. Biden’s campaign has denied the allegation from...
Eminem was confronted with a scary situation when a man broke into his Detroit-area home earlier this month. The Lose Yourself rapper, 47, was fast asleep when Matthew David Hughes allegedly used a paving stone to smash a window and...
Jared Kushner faced a slew of public backlash after claiming that the United States government's response to the coronavirus pandemic has been "a great success story." Critics of Kushner took to Twitter on Wednesday, April 29, to slam the White...
Janelle Monáe is doing her part to make a difference amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Make Me Feel singer, 34, will take the virtual stage on Thursday, April 30, in support of small businesses that have been heavily affected by...
A man is suing the Orlando Police Department after he was violently arrested and kicked at a local auto shop last year.  Michael Von Bristol is claiming that the incident, which occurred in January 2019 and was caught on surveillance...
Ben's Chili Bowl has been approved for a Paycheck Protection Program loan following a public outcry regarding their extended wait time. The original restaurant, famously located on U Street, will receive a loan, along with all other Ben's locations in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Oscars, but only this year. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Tuesday announced the change for the...
Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become a major party’s presidential nominee, endorsed Joe Biden’s White House bid on Tuesday, continuing Democrats’ efforts to coalesce around the former vice president as he takes on President Donald Trump. Clinton made her...