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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, Andrew Dickens, 21, of Toledo, Ohio, stands with other revelers during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Year after year, people watching New York City's New Year's Eve celebration are told by city dignitaries and TV personalities that they are watching a million people gathered in Times Square. The AP asks experts whether it is actually possible to fit that many people into the viewing areas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 29, 2018 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth figures — floated annually by city officials...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island chapter of the Women's March says it separated from the national organization because one of its leaders refuses to denounce anti-Semitic statements made by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Rhode Island organizer Shanna Wells tells the Providence...
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District of Columbia City Council President Phil Mendelson speaks during an impromptu news conference outside City Hall, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Washington, as other council members listen. The council has been roiled by mounting tensions and controversy that originally stemmed from councilman Trayon White claiming the Rothschilds, a Jewish banking dynasty and frequent subject of anti-Semitic conspiracy, were controlling Washington’s weather conditions. (AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil)
May 02, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spiraling controversy over anti-Semitic comments and conspiracy theories has roiled the city government, seemingly getting worse with every public attempt to ease the tensions. The issue nearly derailed a Washington City Council meeting Tuesday morning and resulted in the...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, center, reaches out to clasp hands with Jaclyn Corin, below left, while David Hogg, top left, and Alex Wind, right, applaud at the conclusion of a panel discussion about guns at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
March 23, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Before the shooting had even stopped, teenagers hiding at their Florida high school were talking about gun control. Within days, they had launched a crusade against gun violence — one that will result in a nationwide series of protests Saturday. In taking up the fight, the students have joined...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, center, reaches out to clasp hands with Jaclyn Corin, below left, while David Hogg, top left, and Alex Wind, right, applaud at the conclusion of a panel discussion about guns at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
March 23, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Before the shooting had even stopped, teenagers hiding at their Florida high school were talking about gun control. Within days, they had launched a crusade against gun violence — one that will result in a nationwide series of protests Saturday. In taking up the fight, the students have joined...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2014, file photo, Erykah Badu performs at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.Badu has come under scrutiny for an interview where she made comments on Bill Cosby and Adolf Hitler. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 25, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Erykah Badu claims her words were "misconstrued" in the wake of a controversial interview in which she said she sees a "good" side to everyone, including Adolf Hitler. In a series of tweets Thursday, the singer stressed she was trying to impart a "message of compassion" and...
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