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Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers marks the anniversary of his death.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even the name given to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at birth — Nomzamo, “one who undergoes trials” — foretold a life of struggle. During her nearly 38-year marriage to Nelson Mandela, she fought for black majority rule even as she vowed to escape the shadow of the great man. And although many South Africans […]

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and people are wearing the color blue to raise awareness for the developmental disorder. More than 3.5 million Americans fall somewhere on the autism spectrum, according to the Autism Society of America; about 1 in 68 children in the U.S. are identified as having ASD, according to the CDC. April is also Autism Awareness Month.

Just five weeks ago, a gunman killed 17 of their friends and teachers at school and changed the course of their lives. This weekend, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School led a historic march for gun control, what they called a March for Our Lives.   Here’s how the Parkland, Florida, students went from experiencing […]

NEW YORK (AP) – It took six weeks, but Black Panther has finally been unseated as the top film at the North American box office. The monsters vs. robots science-fiction sequel Pacific Rim Uprising dethroned the superhero sensation with $28 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. But the result for Pacific Rim […]


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