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The Capitol Rotunda is seen with the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, ahead of the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scenes from the Capitol on a night of pomp, pageantry and politics for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address: ___ Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King, the first person to have sex reassignment surgery paid for by the military, is attending the State of the Union address...
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January 30, 2018 - 3:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will remain one of just five states without a hate crimes law after Republican Senate leaders announced Tuesday they were killing a bill that targeted crimes motivated by bias. Advocates say the move deals a blow to Indianapolis' bid to land a new Amazon headquarters...
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President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow poses in the press room at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Recording Academy President Neil Portnow is facing criticism for his comments after the 60th annual Grammy Awards ended with only two female winners on stage and lingering questions about the choice of performers. Following the awards show Sunday, many music fans and critics questioned whether the...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Doug Jones in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Kerry Hayes/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy Awards showered outsiders, on screen and off, with milestone-setting nominations that celebrated Guillermo del Toro's full-hearted ode to outcasts "The Shape of Water," embraced first-time filmmakers like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, and made "Mudbound" director of...
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This image released by Cohen Media Group shows Adel Karam, left, and Kamel El Basha in a scene from "The Insult." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best foreign picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Cohen media Group via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 2:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — Lebanon's first Academy Award-nominated movie and a landmark Chilean drama with a transgender star are among five Oscar contenders announced Tuesday for best foreign language film. Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri's "The Insult" and Chilean filmmaker Sebastian Lelio's "A Fantastic Woman...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Doug Jones in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Kerry Hayes/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best...
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Cher speaks during a Women's March rally Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 21, 2018 - 6:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Singer and actress Cher is urging thousands of people at a Las Vegas women's march and rally to make themselves heard at the polls. The music icon showed up to take to the podium and remind the...
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Demonstrators participate in the Women's March rally at Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester, Minn., on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Andrew Link/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Some early arrivers at Sunday's women's march in Las Vegas to launch an effort to register 1 million voters and target swing states like Nevada in the midterm elections say they're happy to be...
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Demonstrators participate in the Women's March rally at Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester, Minn., on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Andrew Link/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 10:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Protesters have gathered near the Eiffel Tower to rally against sexual misconduct and sex discrimination in solidarity with women's marches marking the anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:56 pm
In a story Jan. 19 about women's marches, The Associated Press misidentified the city of Portsmouth as New Hampshire's state capital, which is Concord. The story also said 1 million marched around the world in rallies protesting President Donald Trump's inauguration; global crowd estimates were in...
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