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August 21, 2017 12:31 AM Anquan Boldin on retirement: 'My life's purpose is bigger than football'

Football has always been a priority for Anquan Boldin. But after 14 seasons, more than 200 games and nearly 14,000 yards receiving, the veteran wide receiver now feels a higher calling, which is why he left the Buffalo Bills on Sunday after only two weeks with the team and plans to retire. "Football has afforded me a platform throughout my career to have a greater 20

August 20, 2017 3:24 AM Dick Gregory, Barrier-Breaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES — Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory's son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection 29

August 19, 2017 7:16 AM Justin Britt: Shared anthem moment was to support Michael Bennett

SEATTLE -- Michael Bennett once again sat during the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. But this time, he had company with Justin Britt standing next to him. Britt put his arm on Bennett's left shoulder during the anthem. Afterward, the teammates embraced. "I want to support him," Britt 19

August 18, 2017 10:53 PM 1st African American woman on state supreme court retires

BOSTON – The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court is retiring. Supreme Judicial Court Justice Geraldine Hines served her last day on the seven-member body on Friday. She's been a judge in Massachusetts for 16 years, three of which were on the Supreme Judicial Court. Hines was the first African-American woman to serve 16

August 18, 2017 10:32 PM Maryland Removes Second Taney Statue Overnight

The monument to the former Supreme Court justice who wrote pro-slavery ‘Dred Scott’ decision was on State House grounds in Annapolis. For the second time this week, a statue of 19th century U.S. Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney has vanished from Maryland public property in the dead of night. In the early hours Friday, workers removed an 1872 Taney

August 18, 2017 3:06 PM Polish ruling party figure criticized for anti-migrant tweet

WARSAW, Poland – A prominent member of Poland's ruling party has drawn outrage with a tweet that praised threats and shots fired recently at a rescue ship destined to aid refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. European Parliament Vice President Ryszard Czarnecki tweeted "At last!!!" in reaction to information that the Libyan coast guard fired shots at a Spanish 11

August 17, 2017 5:15 PM Confederate memorials: An excuse for white supremacists to spew hatred and Trump to tweet nonsense

The racist display in Charlottesville over the weekend that ended in clashes and death was supposedly over a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The white supremacists who gathered in Virginia claimed they were protesting the statue’s removal. Baloney. That statue was their excuse to light tiki torches, fly Confederate and Nazi flags, play commando 25

August 16, 2017 9:44 PM Sessions makes sweeping attack on Chicago’s sanctuary city policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions lambasted Chicago and its political leaders Wednesday, tying local policies on undocumented immigrants to soaring crime rates and threatening to withhold federal police grants if the city does not change. In a speech in Miami, Sessions said that in Chicago “respect for the rule of law has broken down,” and he linked the increase 18

August 15, 2017 6:18 PM Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight

The fight, which came to light on Monday when Dreamhost published a blog post entitled “We Fight For the Users,” centers on a search warrant for information about a website, disruptj20.org, which served as a clearinghouse for activists seeking to mobilize resistance to Mr. Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The website featured maps to organize blockades 116

August 14, 2017 9:50 PM Let Virginia Prosecute the Charlottesville Terrorism

Domestic acts of violent crime are typically the purview of the states, not the feds. One of the odder sidelines of this weekend’s murderous vehicular attack in Charlottesville, which killed a young woman and injured at least 19 others, has been pointed media questioning of Trump-administration officials about terrorism. Attorney General Jeff Sessions 14