In our news wrap Wednesday, Hong kong's chief executive says the territory has regained stability thanks to a national security law imposed by China, a deadline expires in Ethiopia for leaders in a rebellious northern region to surrender, and soccer…
By Associated Press
Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer who inspired the “Freedom Rides," has died at the age of 83. Boynton was arrested 60 years ago for entering the white part of a racially segregated bus station in Virginia and ultimately…
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press
David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, has died. He was 93.
By Associated Press
Lucille Bridges walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming racist slurs as Ruby became the first Black student at her all-white New Orleans elementary school in 1960.
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
The American-educated Erekat was involved in nearly every round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians going back to the landmark Madrid conference in 1991.
By Jon Gambrell, Adam Schreck, Associated Press
His 2006 ascension in Kuwait, a staunch U.S. ally since the American-led war that expelled occupying Iraqi troops, came after parliament voted unanimously to oust his predecessor.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as "Primary Colors," has died, his wife said Thursday. He was 92.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series "The Avengers" to fantasy juggernaut "Game of Thrones," has died. She was 82.
By Stephanie Sy
A three-time Cy Young Award winner, Tom Seaver is considered one of the best pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball. He led the transformation of the New York Mets from a band of lovable losers to world champions.
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane
John Thompson, a Hall of Fame basketball coach who transformed Georgetown University into a national championship school, has died at age 78. The first Black head coach to win an NCAA title, Thompson was known for helping to mold stars…
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