Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) ? Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture.
Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death Sunday
Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.
Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday's NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings was played without interruption.
Ross helps Cubs edge Cardinals 3-1
Rookie Dak Prescott solid again, Cowboys beat Bears 31-17
Charlotte lifts curfew after protests over fatal shooting
Charlotte authorities lifted a curfew late Sunday that had been set following sometimes violent protests over a fatal police shooting of a black man in the southern US city. The curfew had been in place since Thursday, and was lifted "immediately," the statement said. Activists demonstrated at and boycotted an American football game between the NFL's Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings to protest Keith Lamont Scott's shooting death.
Arnold Palmer remembered as 'King of the fairways'(Reuters) - Following is reaction to the death of golfing great Arnold Palmer on Sunday: JACK NICKLAUS, LONGTIME FRIEND AND RIVAL "Arnold transcended the game of golf. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport. Thanks for the memories, Arnold." GEORGE W. BUSH, FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT "For all who love the game of golf and love to see it played, there has never been a sight quite like Arnold Palmer walking down the fairway toward the 18th green.
Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflict
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) ? Colombia will take a big step toward emerging from its long nightmare of bloody violence Monday when the government and the country's largest rebel movement sign a peace accord that emerged from four hard years of negotiations.
Charlotte protesters march for sixth night despite shooting video release
A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers in North Carolina's largest city. Angry protesters have filled the streets of Charlotte every day since the Tuesday killing of Keith Scott, 43, whom police said was armed when officers shot him. Crowds were smaller on Sunday than earlier in the week, but protesters said they would continue until police, who on Saturday released portions of videos showing Scott's death, published all the footage.