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Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards

February 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women returned at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts won album of the year and best new artist, while rap also triumphed, with Childish Gambino's "This Is America" becoming... more »»

Drake wins rap song Grammy, Childish Gambino makes history

February 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake surprised the music world Sunday when he emerged on the Grammy stage to accept the best rap song trophy but told the room of musicians that winning awards isn't necessary... more »»

El Paso bristles at Trump's claim that wall made city safe

February 11, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — People walking over the Paso del Norte Bridge linking this West Texas border city to Mexico can watch President Donald Trump's border wall getting bigger in real time. more »»

Gaga, Carlile, Musgraves and Gambino win 3 Grammys each

February 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives — a display that came a... more »»

Rep Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies on 76th birthday

February 11, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones J. more »»

Lady Gaga wins 3 Grammys, Michelle Obama makes appearance

February 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives — a display that came a... more »»

More snow for storm-buried Pacific Northwest

February 11, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — Pacific Northwest residents who are more accustomed to rain than snow were digging out from a winter storm and bracing for more on Sunday. more »»

Before multiculturalism, blackface rampant in US pop culture

February 10, 2019

At the time Virginia's future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too — in the hit 1983 comedy "Trading Places. more »»

Denver teachers prepare to strike over pay dispute

February 10, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers are planning to strike Monday for the first time in 25 years after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay. more »»

Push to honor black tennis star comes amid blackface scandal

February 10, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A movement to rename a Richmond, Virginia, thoroughfare for groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr. more »»

El Paso bristles at Trump's claim that wall made city safe

February 10, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — People walking over the Paso del Norte Bridge linking this West Texas border city to Mexico can watch President Donald Trump's border wall getting bigger in real time. more »»

Report: Hundreds abused by Southern Baptist leaders, workers

February 10, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Hundreds of Southern Baptist church leaders and workers have been accused of sexual misconduct over the past 20 years, including dozens who returned to church duties, according... more »»

Suspect charged in fatal shooting of Milwaukee officer

February 10, 2019

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man who was charged Sunday with killing a Milwaukee officer during a drug raid on his home told investigators that he didn't realize it was police trying to break down his door... more »»

Embattled Virginia governor: 'I'm not going anywhere'

February 10, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Democratic Gov. more »»

Blackface, other insensitivities ran rampant in '80s culture

February 10, 2019

At the time Virginia's future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too — in the hit 1983 comedy "Trading Places. more »»

Where are Stoneman Douglas students, parents, officials now?

February 10, 2019

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School pushed students, parents, officials and others into the national limelight, something most never sought. more »»

 
 
 

 

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