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Judge: Racism behind Arizona ban on Mexican-American studies

Aug 23, 2017

A federal judge in Arizona has ruled that an ethnic studies ban that shuttered a popular Mexican-American program was enacted with racial discrimination

103-year-old Cambodian woman becomes US citizen

Aug 23, 2017

A 103-year-old Cambodian woman who survived starvation, suffering and war in her native land is now a United States citizen

Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies

Aug 23, 2017

Tony de Brum, the Marshall Islands former climate ambassador and a leading voice behind the Paris Agreement, has died at 72

3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash

Aug 23, 2017

Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia

Panama to require visa for Venezuelans amid crisis

Aug 23, 2017

Panama's president says his country will begin requiring an entry visa for Venezuelans beginning in October as their homeland slips deeper into crisis

Tillerson says US could punish Pakistan if no cooperation

Aug 23, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. could punish Pakistan or cut off its status as a major non-NATO ally unless it cracks down on the Taliban and other extremist groups.

Baby found under interstate overpass; suspect in custody

Aug 23, 2017

Authorities: Louisiana man in custody, accused of aggravated kidnapping, after a 2-month-old boy was found abandoned under interstate overpass

Pop-up New York City dinner draws thousands, all in white

Aug 23, 2017

A pop-up dinner featuring white-clad guests bringing their own tables, chairs and food has drawn thousands to the plaza outside New York City's Lincoln Center

Fighting North Korea with balloons, TV shows and leaflets

Aug 23, 2017

Political activists who send thousands of leaflets, DVDs and flash drives by hot-air balloon into North Korea are hoping to bring change to the isolated country

Trump speech in Phoenix draws big crowd, protests

Aug 23, 2017

President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence of Charlottesville has drawn several protest groups to Phoenix, and authorities are taking extra precautions to keep the peace