• This July 21, 2014 file photo shows actor Chadwick Boseman in New York. Boseman joins the Marvel universe as Black Panther in "Captain America: Civil War," in theaters on May 6, 2016.  (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)

    Chadwick Boseman continues superhero streak as Black Panther

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  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pauses as he speaks at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Snyder apologized. President Barack Obama is in Flint, Mich., to talk about the ongoing water crisis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Michigan’s Snyder under siege over racial impact of strategy

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When Gov. Rick Snyder was elected in 2010, he bragged about being a “tough nerd” who’d use his business background to fix Michigan’s sagging economy and debt-wracked cities. He led Detroit through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. He cut corporate taxes. He was mentioned as a possible presidential candidate.

  • In this March 31, 2011 file photo, then-Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney is photographed during practice in Austin, Texas. A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Ralph Barrera, File) INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Court rules former coach’s lawsuit against Texas can proceed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • Protestors march seeking repeal of a Mississippi law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples, transgender people and others. More than 300 people attended a March and rally Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo Jeff Amy)

    LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they’re not giving up their fight.

  • Iowa State’s Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women’s basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

  • In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 file photo, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi gestures while standing beside a picture of police officer Jason Lai during a news conference in San Francisco. San Francisco’s police chief has ordered “effective immediately” that every sworn officer attend an anti-harassment class while he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages. Investigators found the text messages on the personal phones of during criminal probes of former officer Jason Lai and retired Lt. Curtis Liu. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    APNewsBreak: San Francisco chief releases racist texts

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, even as he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages.