Mariners executives deny allegations they disparaged players

Baseball 01/24/19, 18:42

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and director of player development Andy McKay on Thursday strongly denied allegations from the team's former high performance director that they disparaged Latino players.Answering questions about the allegations for the first time since they ...

Prosecutors meet with Florida teens over possible hate crime

U.S. 01/24/19, 15:43

Prosecutors began taking sworn statements Thursday from a group of black Florida teenagers as they weigh possible hate crime charges against an armed white man who confronted the young people with apparent racial hostility during a housing inequality protest on ...

OU warns students of person in blackface on Norman campus

U.S. 01/23/19, 18:33

The University of Oklahoma is warning students that someone wearing blackface has been spotted walking on and around the campus in Norman.University officials notified students via text message Wednesday that campus police are investigating and that it is unknown whether ...

Pakistan captain under scrutiny for ‘black man’ comment

Sports 01/23/19, 13:42

The International Cricket Council is investigating an incident where Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed appeared to use racist terminology to taunt South African player Andile Phehlukwayo during a one-day game.It happened while Phehlukwayo was batting during the second one-day international on ...

White supremacist pleads guilty to NYC sword killing

U.S. 01/23/19, 11:51

A white supremacist pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a black man with a sword as part of an attack that authorities said was intended to incite a race war in the United States.James Jackson admitted to fatally stabbing 66-year-old Timothy ...

Update: Ex-OU dean asks for president’s resignation

U.S. 01/22/19, 18:28

The Latest on a two now-former University of Oklahoma students' involvement in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial epithet (all times local):5:15 p.m.A former University of Oklahoma dean is calling for the ...

Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for racist video

U.S. 01/22/19, 16:04

University of Oklahoma students demanded more from their campus administrators Tuesday, hours after the school released public apologies from two former students who were involved in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial ...

Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

Europe 01/22/19, 13:42

A senator with Italy's governing 5-Star Movement has apologized for a tweet citing a century-old anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, which he later deleted.Elio Lannutti came under fire after posting an article on Twitter that cited the fabricated, anti-Semitic "Protocols of Zion," ...

Update: Native American offers to meet with students

U.S. 01/22/19, 12:57

The Latest on reaction from an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week. (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A Native American involved in an encounter between white teenagers and a black ...

Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

U.S. 01/21/19, 17:59

Two University of Oklahoma students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a video posted on social media wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet, the university's president said Monday.Jim Gallogly said the two women ...

Kamala Harris jumps into presidential race

U.S. 01/21/19, 08:28

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman to ...

Missouri, No. 15 South Carolina not focusing on past issues

Basketball 01/20/19, 20:51

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton and South Carolina coach Dawn Staley want the focus of Monday night's matchup solely on the basketball court.That seems impossible given the fiery, racially charged aftermath the last time the women's basketball programs met."I don't foresee ...

Update: Native American says he sought to quell tension

U.S. 01/20/19, 14:43

The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students mocking a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local):2:40 p.m.A Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he felt compelled to get between a group of black ...

UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are ‘positive’

Europe 01/18/19, 07:45

The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, describing the trend as "a positive thing."WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said the agency has been investigating misbehavior for "years ...

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