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Presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks at a campaign event Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Democrat says he'll take Trump-like path to presidencyDemocrat Andrew Yang understands he's unknown to much of America but says he'll ride what seems like an improbable path to the White House just like President Donald Trump
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Health, Welfare and Labor Minister Takumi Nemoto, right, bows after Eugenics Protection Law was passed at parliament's upper house in Tokyo Wednesday, April 25, 2019. Japan's government apologized to tens of thousands of victims forcibly sterilized under the now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law and promised to pay compensation. (Toshiyuki Matsumoto/Kyodo News via AP)
Japan apologizes to those forcibly sterilized, vows redressJapan's government has apologized to tens of thousands of victims forcibly sterilized under the now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law and promised to pay compensation
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) is pressured by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) in the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of SpursJamal Murray leads six Denver Nuggets in double figure scoring with 23 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 in Game 5 of their playoff series
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
This April 12, 2019, photo shows a bench donated by a foundation started by the family of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. The bench is located in front of the county courthouse in Jasper, Texas, where two of the three men convicted for Byrd's death, considered one of the most gruesome hate crime murders in recent Texas history, were tried. John William King, the convicted ringleader of Byrd's death, is set to be executed on Wednesday, April. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Lozano)
Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executedA man who orchestrated the June 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. faces execution in Texas
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects an honor guard at an undisclosed train station in North Korea on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, before leaving for Russia. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit with PutinNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday morning for his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Democratic president candidate, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York. Many white Democratic presidential candidates are speaking more candidly about systemic race and white privilege. It’s becoming what one strategist calls a “woke litmus test” for any white person who wants to win the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
White presidential candidates face 'woke litmus test'Many white Democratic presidential candidates are speaking more candidly about systemic racism and white privilege
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
The letter from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to House Ways and Mean chairman Richard Neal of Mass., is photographed Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Washington. Mnuchin is asking for more time to respond to House Democrats' request for President Donald Trump's tax returns.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
House Democrats wrestle with White House over investigationsStruggle over House Democrats' investigations intensifies as a former White House official defies a subpoena, Treasury Department doesn't provide tax returns
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks during a rally in San Antonio. Castro returns to Texas this week lagging in polls and money raised in a crowded 2020 field. Castro will join many of his 2020 rivals in Houston on Wednesday for a candidate forum.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Julián Castro is finally running but fighting to get noticedDemocratic presidential candidate Julián Castro returns to Texas this week lagging in polls and money raised in a crowded 2020 field
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Occupy Central leaders, from left, Lee Wing-tat, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests convicted last month of public nuisance offenses. The sentences to be handed down Wednesday are seen as an effort by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to draw a line under the protests. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Leaders of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests sentencedA court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were convicted last month of public nuisance offenses
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, photo, Masih Rahman speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan. In September last year Masih Rahman's entire family of 11 people, his wife, four daughters, three sons and four nephews, were killed when a bomb flattened their home in Mullah Hafiz village in Jaghatu district of Afghanistan's central Maidan Wardak province. Afghan and international forces had killed more civilians than insurgents in the first three months of the year, the U.N. announced Wednesday, the first time the deaths caused by the government and its allies exceeded their enemies. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
UN: Pro-government forces kill more Afghans than insurgentsThe U.N. says Afghan and international forces killed more civilians than insurgents in the first three months of the year, the first time the deaths caused by the government and its allies exceeded their enemies
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Occupy Central leaders, from left, Chan Kin-man, wearing glasses, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu-ming and Tanya Chan enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests convicted last month of public nuisance offenses. The sentences to be handed down Wednesday are seen as an effort by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to draw a line under the protests. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: Hong Kong protest organizers sentencedA court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests for their convictions on public nuisance offenses
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
People gather around a television in a cafe showing Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's address to the nation following Easter Sunday terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrestedPolice say the death toll in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 and more suspects have been arrested
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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