• The Oscars are less white, but the industry hasn’t changed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy’s all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to films like “Moonlight,” ”Fences,” ”Hidden Figures” and “Loving.”

  • US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won’t enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be “no mass deportations.”

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  • Professor has taken ‘selfie’ every day for last 30 years

    BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades.

  • NFL, Steelers aid West Virginia prep team hit by floods

    CLAY, W.Va. (AP) — The National Football League and the Pittsburgh Steelers are helping a West Virginia high school football team recover from last year’s devastating floods.

  • Lawsuit against ex-Espanola coach moved to federal court

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by parents against the former boys basketball coach at Espanola Valley High School has moved to federal court.

  • Transgender wrestler’s state bid spotlights Texas policy

    EULESS, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing.

  • New Mexico Senate confirms Gallagher as health secretary

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate has confirmed Lynn Gallagher as the head of the state’s public health agency.

  • Tulsa’s former Black Wall Street tries to remake itself

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Not far from a gleaming $183 million arena and other signs of a midsize city striving to become something more, smooth pavement gives way to potholes, rusted fences and shuttered storefronts. They’re the remnants of what was once known as Tulsa’s Black Wall Street, before one of the worst race riots in U.S. history.

  • Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico’s government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration.