Top Headlines for April 01, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

    BOSTON (AP) — Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood….
  • The Latest: More protesters rally after killing by police

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man in Sacramento (all times local):…
  • Michigan D faces toughest test yet with ‘Nova for NCAA title

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Michigan has shored up the deficiency that always held it back, becoming one of the nation's best defensive teams, not one of its worst. Out-shooting teams, no longer necessary….
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump departs from reality on wall, Amazon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed the start of his long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall this past week, proudly tweeting photos of the "WALL!" Actually, no new work got underway. The photos showed the continuation of an old project to replace 2 miles of existing barrier….
  • Family of man killed by police joins rally for reform

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people at a rally urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers….
  • Teens begin Mississippi-to-Memphis march in honor of King

    DUNDEE, Miss. (AP) — Wearing aqua-colored T-shirts and hydration backpacks, a group of teenagers on Saturday launched a 50-mile walk from northern Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee, a tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination….
  • Facebook picture helps Afghan woman achieve dream of college

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi dreamed of going to college. Her high school degree was enough to become a teacher at the only elementary school in her village in central Afghanistan — in an open field – but she wanted more….
  • Pope celebrates Easter Mass in packed St. Peter’s Square

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of faithful have undergone heavy security checks to enter St. Peter's Square to participate in Easter Sunday Mass celebrated by Pope Francis….
  • Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

    LONDON (AP) — To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors….
  • Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64

    KEMEROVO, Russia (AP) — Trapped in a movie theater in a burning shopping center, 11-year-old Vika Pochankina's last words came in a panicked phone call to her aunt: "I'm suffocating. Tell Mama that I loved her."…
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