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CORRECTS LAST NAME TO BLAKE FROM BLACK-Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis. Graveley announced that no charges will be filed against the white police officer that shot Jacob Blake, a Black man in August. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

LeBron, Marquette, Bucks react to ruling in Kenosha shooting

Jan. 6, 2021 9:16 AM EST

LeBron James called a prosecutor's decision not to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in Wisconsin this summer a “blow to the heart and to the gut.” Back in Wisconsin, the Marquette men's basketball team wore black uniforms to protest the decision, and the NBA's...

Election Defender volunteers hand out knitted hats to voters, including one at right, during early voting for the Senate runoff election at Ron Anderson Recreation Center, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Powder Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

Democrats face a turnout test in Georgia's Senate runoffs

Dec. 24, 2020 1:13 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — In the first week of early voting for Georgia’s Senate runoff election, Casie Yoder parked at a polling location in Cobb County and loaded miniature hand sanitizer bottles, knitted hats, hand warmers and face masks into a collapsible wagon cart. Her goal: to help voters stay in line...