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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton writing book on 'Gutsy Women'

Aug. 6, 2019 6:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton have teamed up for "The Book of Gutsy Women," honoring everyone from scientist Marie Curie to climate activist Greta Thunberg. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that the book will come out Oct. 1. It's the first time the former secretary of...

Buttigieg: Students should speak out on bias, faults Trump

Jul. 25, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg urged students Thursday to speak out against racial bias when they experience it or witness it, and he faulted President Donald Trump for deepening the nation's racial divide. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor fielded a series of questions...

Hollywood stars open wallets to Buttigieg's 2020 campaign

Jul. 18, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A-list celebrities seem to be opening their hearts — or at least their wallets — to Pete Buttigieg. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was a virtual unknown months ago. But he used breakout town hall performances, viral moments and his biography as a millennial, gay military...

US Women's World Cup champs arrive home ahead of parade

Jul. 9, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand — a fizzy souvenir from a most memorable trip overseas. "Thank you, France, for the hospitality," the U.S. soccer star said. "But wow, we are very excited to be back in America." The U.S. women's national team arrived in New...

Correction: WWCup-US Returns Home story

Jul. 9, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In some versions of a July 8 story about the women's soccer champions returning to the U.S., The Associated Press erroneously identified the city in the dateline. The team arrived in Newark, New Jersey, not Newark, New York. A corrected version of the story is below: US Women's World Cup...

Today in History

Jun. 22, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2019. There are 192 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 22, 1977, John N. Mitchell became the first former U.S. Attorney General to go to prison as he began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up. (He was...

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall

Jun. 21, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — During the 1969 series of riots that followed a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, the New York Daily News headlined a story that quickly became infamous: "Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees are Stinging Mad." Some of the coverage of rioting outside the gay bar — unimaginable today in...