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'Bad Hair' movie explores Black women and hairstyle messages

Oct. 21, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several scenes in the film “Bad Hair” were so horrifying that some cast members initially second-guessed their own use of hair weave or extensions. The dark comedy horror is “only a film," they say, but the story’s underlying messages of harmful hair weave...

Toby Gregory's yard that is adorned with 1,006 white crosses to represent Oklahoma deaths due to COVID-19, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. Gregory was able to keep up with the state death toll until last week, and then it became too many. He says he doesn't have the room or supplies to keep up with the current death toll, but will do about 50 more crosses. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

The Latest: Ireland sets new virus restrictions for 6 weeks

Oct. 19, 2020 8:12 PM EDT

LONDON — Ireland’s government is putting the country at its highest level of coronavirus restrictions for six weeks in a bid to combat a rise in infections. Premier Micheal Martin said Monday the measures take effect at midnight Wednesday and run until Dec. 1. People are being asked to stay at home,...

This product image released by Refined Raccoon Textiles shows a 100% cotton face mask featuring a repeating design of the late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's head against a black background. Ten percent of each purchase will be donated to the American Cancer Society in Ginsburg's honor. (Refined Raccoon Textiles via AP)

Face masks to bobbleheads: All things RBG available in gifts

Oct. 19, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg is gone but far from forgotten. With the death of the Supreme Court justice on Sept. 18 came an outpouring of gift prospects in her honor. Ahead of the holidays, Ginsburg is absolutely everywhere. Head to Etsy.com for unique items if you're looking to gift an admirer,...

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)

Barrett bats away tough Democratic confirmation probing

Oct. 13, 2020 10:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett batted away Democrats’ skeptical questions Tuesday on abortion, health care and a possible disputed-election fight over transferring presidential power, insisting in a long and lively confirmation hearing she would bring no personal agenda to...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Orlando Sanford International Airport, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Election 2020 Today: Barrett hearings, Harris in focus

Oct. 13, 2020 8:59 AM EDT

Here’s what’s happening Tuesday in Election 2020, 21 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: BARRETT HEARINGS: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is set to face senators’...

Brittany Lincicome watches her tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lincicome, Tan share Women’s PGA lead at windy Aronimink

Oct. 8, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome brought 16-month-old daughter Emery to a recent practice round at Aronimink Golf Club and let her run around the course and plop down on mom’s pink golf bag. Back home with dad, the TV was on for the family to watch Brittany do what she does best, as one...

Members of the Jewish Orthodox community pass a grocery store in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Hundreds of businesses in New York City neighborhoods where COVID-19 cases have spiked were supposed to be closed Thursday by order of the governor, but in Brooklyn's Borough Park section, some merchants subject to the shutdown order appeared to be operating as usual at midday, including a barber shop, cell phone stores and a toy store. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Businesses shut in effort to contain virus in NYC hot spots

Oct. 8, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of businesses and schools in New York City neighborhoods where coronavirus cases have spiked were closed Thursday by order of the governor, but questions swirled about how effectively officials could enforce the shutdown in areas where it has been met with resentment. The new rules...

FILE - In this June 16, 2019 file photo, Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, appears in the Magistrate Court, for a hearing on a plea deal over the misuse of state funds for meals at the premier's residence, in Jerusalem. Netanyahu may have violated the country's coronavirus lockdown by inviting a hairdresser into the official residence last week to prepare her for a public service video advocating the wearing of masks. The Yediot Ahronot newspaper reported Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, that Sara Netanyahu had a hairdresser visit on the eve of the festive Sukkot holiday. (Debbie Hill/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Israeli PM's wife may have violated lockdown with haircut

Oct. 7, 2020 6:11 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife may have violated the country's coronavirus lockdown by inviting a hairdresser into the official residence last week to prepare her for a public service video advocating the wearing of masks. The incident, first reported by the Yediot...

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after visiting the This Is the Place Monument, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The monument commemorates the end of the westward journey of Mormon pioneers to Utah as well as early explorers of the West. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

As Harris pitches to Black voters, some want to hear more

Oct. 6, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Standing before Sen. Kamala Harris at a campaign event near a Raleigh barbershop, Marcus Bass asked the Democratic vice presidential nominee a pointed question: How would she and Joe Biden convince young Black voters their ticket isn't simply the lesser of two evils? “I...

California legislation bans toxic chemicals in cosmetics

Sep. 30, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed legislation banning two dozen toxic chemicals from being used in cosmetics, making the state the first in the nation to prohibit the use of the hazardous ingredients for that purpose. “Children, communities of color and...