• Correction: Confederate Monument-Protest-Lawsuits story

    In a story Oct. 12 about two lawsuits filed against white nationalists and other groups who descended on Charlottesville in August, The Associated Press erroneously reported a request in one of the lawsuits. The suit filed in federal court does not seek a ban on similar gatherings, but asks the court to prohibit the white nationalists and other groups from committing further civil rights violations.

  • US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

    LONDON (AP) — Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life.

  • In Weinstein’s wake, is Hollywood truly capable of change?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “That’s how it works,” actress and director Sarah Polley recalls Harvey Weinstein saying to her years ago in his office. If she agreed to a “very close relationship” with him she could go on to be a star and win awards, he said.

  • In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon.

  • Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther.

  • Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new movie “Marshall” shows a Thurgood Marshall that most people don’t know: a young brash NAACP lawyer used to working alone instead of the Supreme Court justice he would become.

  • ‘You are my slave:’ School’s Civil War Day sparks mom’s ire

    KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols — this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a century ago.

  • Albuquerque dealership settles workplace racism complaint

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque car dealership has reached a settlement with a federal agency over employee complaints that claimed two managers repeatedly used racial slurs, posted racist pictures and made offensive jokes about Native American and Muslim employees’ religious practices.

  • Lawsuit: Department made police officers target minorities

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police department forced officers to target people of color in minority neighborhoods to make quotas, retaliated against those who complained and subjected black officers to humiliating episodes of discrimination, according to a lawsuit by three former police officers.

  • South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murdered

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court has found that an anti-apartheid activist who died in 1971 was tortured and killed by police, and did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time.