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Garland: Justice Dept.'s civil rights work is key priority

Dec. 06, 2022 19:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early work of the Justice Department’s civil rights division meant confronting white supremacists who were intimidating Black voters, and 65 years later, its work is just as urgent amid a surge of hate crimes in the U.S., Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday. ...

US Medal of Honor recipient Hiroshi Miyamura dies at 97

Nov. 30, 2022 12:00 PM EST

PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for holding off an attack to allow an American squad to withdraw during the Korean War, has died. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced that...

Today in History: November 25, Fidel Castro dies at 90

Nov. 25, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2022. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2016, Fidel Castro, who led his rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism...

Today in History: November 20, Elizabeth marries Philip

Nov. 20, 2022 00:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2022. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at...

Today in History: November 10, U.S. Marines first organized

Nov. 10, 2022 00:10 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2022. There are 51 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 10, 1775, the U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress. On...

Today in History: October 24, the UN charter takes effect

Oct. 24, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2022. There are 68 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 24, 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence as its charter took effect. On this...

White House aims to speed-up pace of building infrastructure

Oct. 13, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House hosted a summit Thursday to help speed up construction projects tied to the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure law as the Biden administration tries to improve coordination with the mayors and governors who directly account for 90% of the spending. ...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Oct. 04, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

Topeka Capital Journal. September 30, 2022. Editorial: Forget branding. Kansas fills the heart, stirs imagination and boggles the mind. On Tuesday, Eric Adams the mayor of New York City tried to make Kansas a punchline. “Kansas doesn’t have a...

Today in History: September 29, Pope John Paul I found dead

Sep. 29, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2022. There are 93 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1938, British, French, German and Italian leaders concluded the Munich Agreement, which was aimed at...

At UN, a fleeting opportunity to tell their nations' stories

Sep. 27, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistan's new prime minister stepped onto the U.N. podium and faced world leaders, ready to spin a tale of floods and climate change and more than 33 million people at risk. Shahbaz Sharif began: “As I stand here today to tell the story of my country ...” ...