Race and ethnicity

Britain's Prince Harry, middle row right, takes in the opening ceremonies of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Front row from left, Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, Maryna Poroshenko, first lady of Ukraine, middle row from left, Melania Trump, first lady of the United States, and Prince Harry, back row from left, Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO Jaguar Land Rover, and Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 26, 2017 - 8:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's president has signed a controversial law on education, causing fury in Hungary which is threatening to block Ukraine's efforts to integrate with the European Union. The law that President Petro Poroshenko signed late Monday restructures Ukraine's education system and...
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September 26, 2017 - 6:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police have ramped up patrols following three hate crimes targeting one Jewish family in North Carolina. The Charlotte Observer reports that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has increased foot and bike patrols, alerted federal law enforcement, conducted "zone...
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FILE - This April 9, 2017 file photo shows MLB umpire Angel Hernandez in the first inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians in Phoenix. Hernandez is asking that his lawsuit alleging race discrimination by Major League Baseball not be dismissed and that it remain in federal court in Ohio. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, file)
September 26, 2017 - 12:18 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — An umpire is asking that his lawsuit alleging race discrimination by Major League Baseball not be dismissed and that it remain in federal court in Ohio. MLB has asked a U.S. District Court in Cincinnati to dismiss the lawsuit filed earlier this year by umpire Angel Hernandez,...
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 25, 2017 - 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico. Anthony tweeted on...
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September 25, 2017 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three black detectives in the New York Police Department's intelligence division filed a federal lawsuit against the department on Monday, saying they were denied promotions because of their race and less-qualified white officers were promoted instead. The detectives joined the unit...
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This undated photo provided by Georgia Department of Corrections shows Keith Leroy Tharpe. Tharpe, who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago, is set to be executed Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)
September 25, 2017 - 6:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prisoner who faces execution this week lost his bid for clemency Monday before the only state authority with the power to commute a death sentence. Keith Leroy Tharpe, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson for the September 1990 shooting...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 1957, file photo, white girls from Central High School laugh as troopers with bayonets force them to move in Little Rock, Ark. Federal forces were used to enforce integration in the face of racial tension in Arkansas. (AP Photo/File)
September 25, 2017 - 6:58 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton told surviving members of the Little Rock Nine on Monday that they could wear dancing shoes to celebrate their integration of Central High School but must be ready to don marching boots as struggles for equality continue. Inside the school's...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. During a week in which a crucial Senate health care vote, his tax plan, the North Korean nuclear threat and Puerto Rico's post-hurricane...
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 25, 2017 - 6:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times local): 5:30 p.m. National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman says he respects players' views on political and social issues and "people are going to have to decide what makes them comfortable...
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September 25, 2017 - 1:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School. (all times local): 12 p.m. The surviving members of the Little Rock Nine offered their recollections of their time at Central High School as they marked the 60th...
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