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Mask mandates fueled growth of Moms for Liberty

Nov. 27, 2021 03:13 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Tillman, a Seminole County mother of four, developed some new interests during the COVID-19 pandemic: Fighting against school board mask mandates and organizing with like-minded parents. For Tillman, the government response to COVID-19...

Vikings relieved Everson Griffen crisis ends 'peacefully'

Nov. 24, 2021 20:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have made mental health support an organizational priority, an investment that only became more important with Everson Griffen's frightening experience three years ago. The condition of mental illness never truly goes away, as...

Chicago State enjoys first victory in 22 months

Nov. 23, 2021 19:52 PM EST

It had been 22 months since Chicago State was able to celebrate a victory until Monday night. The Cougars beat Wisconsin 71-63 in overtime to win for the first time since Jan. 18, 2020. Chicago State had lost 27 consecutive games before topping the Big Ten school for the...

ACLU of Utah investigating after books removed from schools

Nov. 23, 2021 14:15 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is investigating complaints related to the removal of several books from high school library shelves in a suburban Salt Lake City district after a parent complaint. The Canyons School District appears to...

Six Black women doctors in NC took on vaccine inequality

Nov. 22, 2021 13:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Before they became known as the Sister Circle and appeared on the “CBS Evening News,” the six African-American doctors were friends and colleagues at WakeMed in Raleigh. Their conversations became more frequent and pointed last year, as the...

Hospital saw surge in COVID-linked condition in kids

Nov. 22, 2021 12:27 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond hospital has seen a surge in cases of a coronavirus-related complication in children, officials said. The Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU said that 15 kids were hospitalized at the same time last month with a rare inflammatory...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 22, 2021 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72. Actor Ed Harris is 71. Actor S....

Long Island 15-year-old dies suddenly at basketball tryouts

Nov. 18, 2021 17:05 PM EST

COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A 15-year-old died suddenly while at a tryout for his high school's basketball team on Long Island. Carmyne Payton died Wednesday after collapsing during the tryouts in Copiague, Newsday reported. His father, Arthur Payton,...

Ohio GOP fast-tracks new congressional map, votes begin

Nov. 16, 2021 15:40 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fast-tracked map of Ohio’s new congressional districts cleared the Ohio Senate on Tuesday and headed to the House, even as voting-rights groups and Democrats continued to object to both the boundaries and the process. The Senate’s approval...

White officer said he was moved to prevent Black's promotion

Nov. 11, 2021 19:02 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A city in Mississippi is settling a lawsuit brought by a white former police lieutenant who said he was moved within the department to prevent a Black subordinate’s promotion. A federal judge dismissed Michael Russell’s lawsuit against the city...