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As temperatures soar, judge tells Louisiana to help protect prisoners working in fields

Jul. 03, 2024 20:44 PM EDT

Amid blistering summer temperatures, a federal judge ordered Louisiana to take steps to protect the health and safety of incarcerated workers toiling in the fields of a former slave plantation, saying they face “substantial risk of injury or death.” The state immediately appealed the decision....

Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez, icon of the revolution, dwells on island's troubles in new album

Jun. 14, 2024 11:09 AM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — He was the poetic voice of the Cuban Revolution, an inspiration for millions of Latin Americans living under dictatorships throughout the 1960s and 1970s who dreamt of the ideal Cuba that he — and his guitar — helped to evoke. Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez,...

Asylum-seekers looking for shelter set up encampment in Seattle suburb

Jun. 04, 2024 23:01 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Asylum-seekers who have been looking for shelter in Washington state, mainly from Angola, Congo and Venezuela, have set up an encampment in a Seattle suburb. The asylum-seekers moved to the site next to an empty motel south of Seattle in Kent, on Saturday,...