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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

This comic book cover image released by Marvel shows the "All-New Captain America." Marvel Comics and DC Comics are leading a push for diversity in their industry’s mainstream characters. The new black Captain America comic book debuted in November.  (AP Photo/Marvel)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society.

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Richardson wins speedskating World Cup 1000 meters

Heather Richardson of the U.S. greets fans after competing during the women's 1000 meters race of the World Cup Speed Skating at Thialf skating rink in Heerenveen, northern Netherlands, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — Heather Richardson equaled the Thialf oval track record to win a 1,000-meter speedskating World Cup race, beating American teammate Brittany Bowe into second place on Saturday.

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