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In this undated photo provided by Karie Alderman, Lauryn Gray competes during the Trillium Championships at Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, Canada. One of the most candid conversations about race in sports is coming from a most unlikely of places: the show-jumping world. Gray, who has one black and one white parent, wrote a blog after she was inspired by fellow equestrian Sophie Gochman. (Karie Alderman via AP)

Discussions about race unsettle rarified equestrian world

Jun. 17, 2020 4:29 PM EDT

Of all the athletes in all the sports who have been pressing for change in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, a pair of 17-year-old girls in the cash-soaked world of show jumping have set off among the most visceral and unexpected debates. Sophie Gochman and Lauryn Gray, both getting ready for their...

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, Brad Parscale, campaign manager for President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Trump in recent days has signed off on bringing a number of veterans of his 2016 campaign back for his reelection campaign. It's a reenlistment of loyalists that follows the return of others from his original team to the West Wing.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Facing electoral headwinds, Trump brings back his 2016 team

Jun. 10, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As anyone who has ever heard him speak knows, President Donald Trump loves to relive 2016. He recycles old attack lines once aimed at Hillary Clinton. He recounts the drama of election night, complete with impersonations of stunned news anchors putting state after state (Pennsylvania!...

In this April 26, 2017, photo, John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, poses for a photo in Washington. The leading gun control advocacy group has enlisted more than a dozen religious leaders to boost voter turnout this fall in support of candidates who support measures to prevent gun violence. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Gun control group starts faith-driven push ahead of election

May. 12, 2020 7:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading gun control advocacy group has enlisted more than a dozen religious leaders to boost voter turnout this fall in support of candidates who support measures to prevent gun violence. Everytown for Gun Safety, which expects to spend $60 million on this year's elections, is forging its...

Pedestrians walk through the nearly empty Oculus during the coronavirus pandemic Saturday, May 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Study: Virus death toll in NYC worse than official tally

May. 11, 2020 9:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the tally kept by the city and state, according to an analysis released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between March 11 and May 2, about 24,000 more people died...