By STEVEN WINE MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins’ new general manager sat at home plate in the team’s ballpark on Nov. 16, reflecting on all the times she struck out. As baseball’s first female GM, Kim Ng can bask in a breakthrough achievement that’s all the more admirable because she was turned down for […]
By KAT STAFFORD and CHRISTINE FERNANDO DETROIT (AP) — When Ashley Richardson-George’s 5-year-old daughter saw Kamala Harris wearing a white suffragette suit during her prime-time victory speech on Nov. 7, she ran into her room and came back minutes later wearing a white dress and sweater. Not only did her daughter, Andrea, want to be […]
Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Nov. 7 and offered himself to the nation as a leader who “seeks not to divide, but to unify“ a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
A national group of Asian American Republicans has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president.
A national awakening on race drove a well-funded campaign in California to reinstate affirmative action, but the measure allowing the nation’s most populated state to grant preferential treatment based on race and gender failed.
The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance in the morning after Election Day, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states—Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania—that could prove crucial in determining who wins the White House.
By JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fed up with white people calling 911 about people of color selling water bottles, barbecuing or otherwise going about their lives, San Francisco leaders unanimously approved hate crime legislation giving the targets of those calls the ability to sue the caller. The Board of Supervisors voted […]
By MARTHA BELLISLE The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The form.er roommate of a woman accused of hacking Capital One banking company and at least 30 other organizations has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally possessing firearms, according to federal prosecutors. Park Quan, 67, was sentenced on Oct. 14 in U.S. District […]
Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Harris labeling it “the greatest failure of any presidential administration.’’ Pence, who leads the president’s […]
By ANITA SNOW Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea, and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under longstanding humanitarian traditions. Now, tens of thousands of refugees welcomed into the U.S. during the Obama administration are American citizens, voting the first time in what […]