School: Dolls of black figures on tree-like racks removed

Michigan State University officials say its performing arts center has removed a gift shop display.

Descendants of extinct tortoise species found in Galapagos

Conservationists working around the largest volcano on the Galapagos Islands say they have found 30.

Texas teen who won’t cut dreadlocks gets $20K for college

A black Texas teenager who was told his dreadlocks violate his high school’s dress code.

Las Vegas firefighters discover illegal gas station at home

Las Vegas firefighters have discovered what officials describe as an illegal, homemade gas station in.

Fire engulfs nursing home in Croatia, at least 6 dead

Croatian authorities say a fire has engulfed part of a nursing home in northern Croatia,.

Police arrest 7 in New Year’s Eve mob sexual assault

A senior security official says police have arrested seven young men for allegedly taking part.

AP Exclusive: Sierra skeleton ID’d as ‘ghost of Manzanar’

LOS ANGELES — A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California’s second-highest peak was.

Blackface again mars Philadelphia’s troubled New Year parade

The mayor of Philadelphia is sharply criticizing two men who wore blackface while marching in.

Heterosexual couples form 1st civil partnerships in England

Heterosexual couples will now be able to choose a civil partnership instead of a marriage.

Trumps wish Americans ‘Merry Christmas’ as they mark holiday

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are wishing Americans a Merry Christmas as.