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Review: 'Driving While Black' opens road to civil rights

Review: 'Driving While Black' opens road to civil rights

“Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights,” Liveright/W.W. Norton, by Gretchen Sorin Chuck Berry had his Cadillac. Scholar W.E.B. Du Bois drove his 1920s convertible.
Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

NEW DELHI — Defending the host who has showered him with pageantry, President Donald Trump refused Tuesday to speak out publicly against an Indian citizenship law pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that has sparked deadly protests over discrimina
As Bernie Sanders surges, Texas liberals take their own shot

As Bernie Sanders surges, Texas liberals take their own shot

SAN ANTONIO — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren endorsed her, Texas' largest labour union is on her side and she surpassed $1 million in donors.
'The sky is blue again': Weinstein's accusers express relief

'The sky is blue again': Weinstein's accusers express relief

NEW YORK — Actress Mira Sorvino broke down in tears as she described her reaction to the guilty verdict against Harvey Weinstein: relief, that the fallen movie mogul would not go unpunished.
Feds seek 21 months for Hot Pockets heiress in college scam

Feds seek 21 months for Hot Pockets heiress in college scam

BOSTON — Prosecutors are seeking nearly two years in prison for an heiress to the Hot Pockets microwavable snack fortune who agreed to pay $300,000 to cheat the college admissions process for her daughters in a nationwide bribery scheme.
China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

BEIJING — Factories that make the world’s smartphones, toys and other goods are struggling to reopen after a virus outbreak idled China’s economy.
Paramount halts 'Mission: Impossible' shoot over new virus

Paramount halts 'Mission: Impossible' shoot over new virus

NEW YORK — Paramount Pictures on Monday halted production on the seventh “Mission: Impossible” film due to the new virus, as Hollywood began to more drastically adapt to the growing global outbreak.

Lawyer: Man unfit for trial in slaying linked to dating app

CORUNNA, Mich. — A Michigan man charged with killing and mutilating a man whom he met through the dating app Grindr is not mentally fit to stand trial, his attorney said. Mark Latunski was examined by the state's Center for Forensic Psychiatry.
AP: US opera union probe finds Plácido Domingo abused power

AP: US opera union probe finds Plácido Domingo abused power

SAN FRANCISCO — An investigation into legendary singer Plácido Domingo by the U.S.
Virus outbreak keeps global markets in check

Virus outbreak keeps global markets in check

LONDON — Share prices around the world, particularly in Japan, took a hit Tuesday amid mounting fears about the economic impact of the new coronavirus outbreak.