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Nike features NFL's Kaepernick among athletes in 'Just Do It' campaign

Sep 04 2018

NEW YORK Nike Inc has chosen Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racism, as one of the faces for advertisements commemorating the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" slogan, a move that could draw U.S. President Donald Trump's ire. | Video

Statue of Liberty climber to be arraigned in federal court: paper

Jul 05 2018

NEW YORK A New York woman was expected to be arraigned in federal court on Thursday, a day after authorities say she scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest U.S. immigration policy, media reported. | Video

Statue of Liberty climber to be arraigned in federal court - paper

Jul 05 2018

NEW YORK, July 5 A New York woman was expected to be arraigned in federal court on Thursday, a day after authorities say she scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest U.S. immigration policy, media reported.

Police pluck woman who scaled Statue of Liberty, ending standoff

Jul 05 2018

NEW YORK A woman who scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, the iconic tribute to freedom and democracy that graces New York Harbor, was snatched by police officers and lowered to safety on Wednesday after a three-hour standoff that led to the evacuation of the landmark on America's Independence Day. | Video

Power restored to Atlanta airport after daylong outage paralyzes travel

Dec 18 2017

One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights on Sunday at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, where a power outage that lasted nearly 11 hours left passengers stranded in darkened terminals or in aircraft idling on tarmacs. | Video

'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor says he may leave show after harassment allegations

Nov 20 2017

NEW YORK Jeffrey Tambor, the Emmy-winning star of the Amazon web series "Transparent," said on Sunday he did not see how he could return to the show next season after a second person leveled allegations of sexual harassment against him. | Video

Masked gunman kills woman, wounds several others at Nashville church

Sep 25 2017

A masked gunman killed a woman in the parking lot of a Tennessee church on Sunday morning and wounded six worshipers inside the building before shooting himself in a scuffle with an usher who rushed to stop the attack.

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane in next two days

Sep 18 2017

A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying Maria would strengthen rapidly into a major hurricane as it ripped into the Leeward Islands on Monday night. | Video

Notre Dame graduates walk out on Pence as he touts free speech

May 21 2017

Dozens of students walked out of Notre Dame University's commencement exercise on Sunday to protest a speech by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who warned graduates of the prestigious Catholic school against suppressing free speech. | Video

Anchorage cheers dog sled teams in ceremonial start of Alaska's Iditarod

Mar 04 2017

Dozens of sled-dog teams glided through the frigid streets of Anchorage on Saturday in the ceremonial start to the Iditarod, a nearly 1,000-mile (1,610-km) sled dog race across the Alaskan wilderness and one of the world's most celebrated tests of endurance.

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