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Twice the targets of systematic racism — an "extermination order" by German colonizers, then brutal segregation by South Africa — they're still fighting to regain what they lost.
May. 6, 2018
Now there's a new spectacle where visitors can feast their eyes on every detail of Michelangelo's masterpieces, with high-definition projections, actors, acrobats and music.
May. 6, 2018
In the wake of new allegations against R&B singer R. Kelly, the #MuteRKelly movement is gaining new support for a campaign to isolate the artist.
May. 6, 2018
"I know you don't believe in climate change, but a storm's a-coming, baby," she says to Alec Baldwin's President Trump.
May. 6, 2018
After a day of steady rain on Churchill Downs, 5-2 favorite Justify managed to pull ahead in the muck. He's the first horse not to start a racing career as a 2-year-old to win the Derby since 1882.
May. 5, 2018
Dozens of people in bright orange shirts told the New Orleans City Council they supported a new power plant. Now The Lens reports that at least some were paid to show up and told what to say.
May. 5, 2018
The National Rifle Association's four-day convention in Dallas has drawn supporters and opposition alike.
May. 5, 2018
The legislation bans the procedure once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union have said they will sue.
May. 5, 2018
The InSight Mars lander was successfully launched on Saturday morning, by an Atlas V rocket taking off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will gather data on Mars' interior.
May. 5, 2018
In rural areas, doctors and nurses competent in transgender care are hard to find. It can also be a challenge to locate providers who offer respectful care for issues unrelated to gender identity.
May. 5, 2018
Jude Sabio filed an International Criminal Court case against President Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity in the war on drugs. "I'm afraid that I'll be killed at any time," Sabio says.
May. 5, 2018
Midway University in Kentucky trains students in equine management, and the campus is surrounded by barns and paddocks.
May. 5, 2018
The president is dealing with three lawsuits from two women, a federal criminal investigation of his longtime attorney and the Justice Department's probe of the 2016 election.
May. 5, 2018
After another mind-bending week, the chances of a presidential interview with the team of Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller appear slimmer than ever.
May. 5, 2018
Plus an education-related settlement in the Philadelphia Starbucks controversy, in our weekly education roundup.
May. 5, 2018

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