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Somali American legislative candidate poised to make history

By Associated Press A Democratic candidate is poised to become the first Somali American to serve in the Maine Legislature after her challenger dropped out...

AP source: Padres have tentative deal in place for Juan Soto

By Bernie Wilson and Stephen Whyno, Ap Sports Writer The San Diego Padres are close to acquiring superstar outfielder Juan Soto from the Washington Nationals...

IN MEMORIAM: Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Has Died at 89

By Lindsey Bahr, Film Writer, Associated Press Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on...

Biden holds off on climate emergency declaration

By Seung Min Kim, Chris Megerian and Matthew Daly, Associated Press President Joe Biden will travel to Massachusetts on Wednesday to promote his efforts to...

Family of man hurt in police van seeks civil rights charges

By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press The family of a Black man in Connecticut, paralyzed when a police van without seatbelts braked suddenly, asked federal authorities...