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Inside the 'big wave' of misinformation targeted at Latinos

Nov. 29, 2021 18:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before last year's presidential election, Facebook ads targeting Latino voters described Joe Biden as a communist. During his inauguration, another conspiracy theory spread online and on Spanish-language radio warning that a brooch worn by Lady Gaga signaled Biden was...

$1K offered for President Warren Harding's stolen dog collar

Nov. 25, 2021 10:06 AM EST

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A radio station serving U.S. President Warren G. Harding's Ohio hometown says a reward offered by one of its listeners is providing new hope of finding a long lost dog collar stolen from his historic home. Scott Spears, host of a morning radio show...

Women step up, fill the gaps in Burkina Faso's virus fight

Nov. 25, 2021 03:06 AM EST

KAYA, Burkina Faso (AP) — Mariama Sawadogo sits in a small studio, translating notes from French to the local language of Moore and scribbling talking points in the margins. Transmission, prevention, vaccination — Sawadogo hits these topics in her bimonthly radio show on Zama FM,...

Man charged in slaying of longtime Detroit DJ John O'Leary

Nov. 24, 2021 20:49 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 38-year-old man was charged Wednesday in the stabbing death of longtime Detroit rock radio personality John O'Leary, authorities said. Sean Lamoureux, who was O'Leary's housemate in Highland Park, was arraigned in 30th District Court and charged with...

Man's obit urges betting a bunch on the Huskers

Nov. 24, 2021 10:30 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Milton Andrew Munson's obituary recalled his life as an Air Force veteran, a pharmacist, husband and father, and as a Nebraska football fan. That was evident in one line in the obit: “In lieu of flowers, please place an irresponsibly large wager on Nebraska beating...

Charlie Kirk exploits racial divide to reach Gen Z

Nov. 18, 2021 11:57 AM EST

MANKATO, Minnesota (AP) — Charlie Kirk stood 80 miles from where George Floyd was murdered, faced an overwhelmingly white audience, and declared he was going to say things “no one dares say out loud.” What followed was an avalanche of aspersions and debunked claims...

Jets' Saleh on Ryan criticism: 'He knows where to find me'

Nov. 15, 2021 19:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Saleh is hearing plenty of criticism these days — from the fans, media and now, the always boisterous Rex Ryan. The current Jets coach was ripped Monday morning on ESPN Radio by Ryan, who led the team from 2009-14, for New York's 2-7 start...

Taylor Decker lets off steam after return to Lions lineup

Nov. 15, 2021 17:29 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions tackle Taylor Decker was glad to have gotten back into an NFL game on Sunday. That didn’t mean he was in a great mood on Monday, a day after the Lions finally didn't lose. They moved to 0-8-1 with a 16-16 tie against the Pittsburgh...

White shines in Jets QB spotlight as Wilson heals, supports

Nov. 11, 2021 18:15 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White isn't sure when this wild ride will end. And maybe it won't anytime soon. The New York Jets quarterback is making his third straight start Sunday against Buffalo, filling in while the injured Zach Wilson heals from a sprained knee...

Baltimore Colts RB/fill-in QB Tom Matte, dead at age 82

Nov. 03, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

Tom Matte, who spent his entire 12-year NFL career as a gritty running back for the Baltimore Colts — except for a star turn for three games in 1965 as their quarterback — has died. He was 82. The Baltimore Ravens confirmed Matte's death during coach John Harbaugh's...