The Associated Press

Review: Chadwick Boseman’s final role is possibly his finest

David Lee/Netflix via AP Michael Potts, from left, Chadwick Boseman and Colman Domingo in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” By Jocelyn Noveck | Associated Press Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope — balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humor and […]Read More

Paris officers suspended over beating of Black man

Thibault Camus/Associated Press Music producer Michel Zecler answers to media before going to the Inspectorate General of the National Police, known by its French acronym IGPN, in Paris, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. By Sylvie Corbet | Associated Press PARIS — A Black man beaten up by several French police officers said he is seeking justice […]Read More

Trump administration denies permit for contentious mine

Al Grillo/Associated Press File photo: Workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of Iliamma. By Mark Thiessen | Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Trump administration on Wednesday effectively killed a contentious proposed mine in Alaska, a gold and copper prospect envisioned to be […]Read More

Defiant Colorado restaurants could lose licenses, Gov. Polis says

By Patty Nieberg, Associated Press/Report for America Gov. Jared Polis warned Tuesday that some Colorado restaurant owners who defy or ignore strict state health orders to stem spread of the coronavirus could lose their licenses to operate. Colorado’s restaurant sector has been hit hard during the pandemic, with many forced to close and thousands of […]Read More

Quinn, co-founder of ALS Ice Bucket challenge, dies at 37

Scott Kauffman/The ALS Association via AP File photo: Pat Quinn, a co-founder of the viral ice bucket challenge, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at the age of 37. Associated Press YONKERS, N.Y. — A co-founder of the social media ALS ice bucket challenge, which has raised more than $200 million worldwide for Lou Gehrig’s disease […]Read More

GSA official allows Biden transition to officially begin

Susan Walsh/Associated Press General Services Administration Administrator Emily Murphy speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Department of Homeland Security’s St. Elizabeths Campus Center Building in Washington. By Matthew Daly, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent […]Read More

Lauren Boebert may carry her Glock at U.S. Capitol

By Alan Fram, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged. If she does so, she apparently won’t be alone. The practice is allowed for lawmakers, with some limitations, under decades-old […]Read More