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    CHICAGO (AP) — For more than 50 years, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been in the public eye as an activist, a two-time presidential candidate and a guiding force in the modern civil rights movement.

  • Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

    BOSTON (AP) — They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal recreational pot.

  • Looking toward election after Menendez’s ‘Resurrection Day’

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s political fate in next year’s crucial midterms after the mistrial in his federal bribery case may hinge on whether prosecutors retry him and whether attacks from Republicans based on the indictment convince voters to keep him from a third term.

  • 2nd round of Mugabe exit talks as party poised to oust him

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying if he doesn’t resign as the country’s leader by noon Monday it will begin impeachment proceedings when Parliament resumes the following day.

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  • S. Alabama beats cold-shooting Maine 68-46

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored 18 points, Rodrick Sikes scored 15 and Trhae Mitchell scored 11 and South Alabama beat winless Maine 68-46 on Saturday night.

  • House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

    BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb killed 19 people and injured eight others, official media reported Sunday.

  • US general says nuclear launch order can be refused

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.

  • The Latest: Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

    DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the beatification of the Rev. Solanus Casey, a late Detroit priest who could be made a saint by the Roman Catholic Church if a second miracle is attributed to him: (all times local):