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Herman Cain treated for COVID-19 after attending Trump rally
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:31:49 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — 2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is being treated for the coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account Thursday...  Full Story

Black worker files discrimination complaint against Facebook
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:39:26 -0500

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Black Facebook employee, joined by two others who were denied jobs at the social network, has filed a complaint against the company, saying it discriminates against B...  Full Story

NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:45:59 -0500

As the Rev. Greg Drumwright watched members of his ministry crowd the fence at Talladega Superspeedway to cheer for Black driver Bubba Wallace, he realized his first NASCAR race was the start...  Full Story

Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:25:13 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Downs, the genial, versatile broadcaster who became one of television’s most familiar and welcome faces with more than 15,000 hours on news, game and talk shows, has died...  Full Story

Firm to offer balloon rides from Alaska to the edge of space
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:56:43 -0500

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A company wants to use an advanced balloon to fly customers from Earth's surface in Alaska to the highest reaches of the planet's atmosphere.

Florida-based sta...  Full Story

Herman Cain treated for COVID-19 after attending Trump rally
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:31:49 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — 2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is being treated for the coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account Thursday...  Full Story

Moroccan authorities deny using spyware to monitor critics
Sat, 27 Jun 2020 06:11:02 -0500

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities said they “categorically reject” an Amnesty International report claiming the government used surveillance software to spy on the phone of a promine...  Full Story

White Michigan couple arrested after gun pulled on Blacks
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:55:07 -0500

A white couple was arrested after at least one handgun was pulled on a Black woman and her daughters during a videotaped confrontation in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan, authorities sai...  Full Story

Confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:49:03 -0500

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 o...  Full Story

California governor urges people to avoid holiday gatherings
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:42:30 -0500

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday urged Californians to turn to their “better angels” and use common sense over the holiday weekend by wearing a mask and skipping tradit...  Full Story