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Young blacks relate to MLK's more forceful activism

Martin Luther King Jr. at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 17, 1967. Calif. (AP)Though he was known as a man of love and peace, Martin Luther King Jr. conveyed his message with increasing urgency.

Warren relishes role as a top Trump adversary

Sen. Elizabeth Warren at her office in Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)Sen. Elizabeth Warren has compiled a long and growing list of grievances with the president-elect.

Oman says it's taking 10 Guantanamo inmates

The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at Guantanamo Bay detention center. (Ben Fox/AP)The transfer is part of President Obama's effort to reduce the number of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

Trump vows health insurance 'for everybody'

President-elect Donald Trump at a Dec. 9 rally in Grand Rapids, Mich. (Andrew Harnik/AP)He'll soon unveil a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare that will leave no one without coverage, he says in an interview.

Officials cite risk in Mexico border tunnels

An image from a video of a tunnel in the border city of Tijuana. (Mexico's Attorney General's Office via AP)The failure to fully seal up tunnels dug by drug smugglers is an "open invitation" for cartels to reactivate them, U.S. officials say.

China: Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

President-elect Donald Trump during a rally in Mobile, Ala. (Evan Vucci/AP)Chinese state media continues pushing back against what it calls Donald Trump's "rookie" challenge to the "one China" policy.

Calif. farmers see Trump as potential ally

Bakersfield, Calif. (Yahoo News)Kern County remains one of the last few Republican strongholds in an increasingly liberal state.

Ky. town left behind in economic recovery

Sandy Hook, Ky. (Yahoo News)Myron Lewis, a convenience store owner in Elliott County, says his region didn’t enjoy the resurgence other parts of the country did.

Obama on Trump: 'Don't underestimate the guy'

Donald Trump and Barack Obama (Reuters)Barack Obama is interested to see how the president-elect’s improvisational approach plays out during the course of his term.

Thousands brave cold for Sanders health care rally

Britt Waligorski, 31, and Mary Whitfield, 18, attend an Affordable Health Act rally on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2016, in Warren, Mich. Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan where Sen. Bernie Sanders called on Americans to resist Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, one of a number of rallies Democrats staged across the country to highlight opposition. (AP Photo/Corey Williams)A huge throng shows up in freezing temperatures to hear Bernie Sanders urge Americans to resist efforts to repeal Obamacare.

Kremlin slams Obama, anxiously awaits Trump

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian prosecutors in Moscow, Russia. Careful not to hurt chances for a thaw in U.S.-Russia relations, President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials have deferred questions about their plans for future contacts with Trump and any agenda for those talks until he takes office on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)Russia is eagerly counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting anger at the outgoing administration.

Asian-Americans missing from top legal jobs

California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu (AP)The group is well-represented among the nation's attorneys, but few hold the highest posts, a study finds.

Iran won't budge on nuclear agreement

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Kevin Lamarque/AFP)Despite threats from Donald Trump, Iran insists it won't rework the deal it struck with world powers, according to its deputy foreign minister.

Arkansas facing Robert E. Lee controversy

This Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, photo shows a sign on the door of a state treasurer's office in Little Rock, Ark., noting the joint holiday Jan. 16 observing the birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is reviving an effort to remove Lee from the holiday. But he faces resistance from opponents who complain the move belittles the state's Confederate heritage and from black lawmakers worried about a plan to set aside another day to honor Lee. (AP Photo/Kelly Kissel)One of three states that celebrate the birthdays of the Civil War general and Martin Luther King together, Arkansas is eyeing a change.

Teen abducted as infant meets birth parents

Kamiyah Mobley with her parents. (Facebook)Kamiyah Mobley was 8 hours old in 1998 when she was taken from a hospital by a woman posing as a nurse.

Inauguration will reveal infrastructure issues

FILE - In this March 3, 2016 file photo, a jogger passes by the Arlington Memorial Bridge at sunrise in Washington. Donald Trump talked during his campaign about making America’s infrastructure great again, and his inauguration will put the spotlight on some glaring needs in the nation’s capital. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)For one, the Arlington Memorial Bridge is in such bad shape that it will be closed to all vehicle traffic during Friday's festivities.

CIA chief rips into Trump for 'tweeting'

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan (Getty Images)Outgoing Director John Brennan says the president-elect doesn't understand the threat Russia poses to the U.S.

Atlanta fires back after Trump slams Lewis

川普上任中共恐犯台?台美專家預測總整理The city's major newspaper blares a banner headline denouncing the president-elect’s criticisms of the congressman and his district.

Anne Frank link uncovered at Nazi camp

This undated photograph released by the Israel Antiquities Authority shows a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said Sunday. Yad Vashem says it has ascertained the pendant belonged to Karoline Cohn _ a Jewish girl who perished at Sobibor and may have been connected to the famous diarist. Both were born in Frankfurt in 1929 and historians have found no other pendants like theirs. The triangular piece found has the words "Mazal Tov" written in Hebrew on one side along with Cohn's date of birth and the Hebrew letter "heh," an initial for God, as well as three Stars of David on the other. (Yoram Haimi, Israel Antiquities Authority via AP)A pendant belonging to a Jewish girl who died at Sobibór in Poland is identical to one belonging to the noted diarist.

20 cities with the highest cost of living

A view of New York City. (Getty Images)New York City is known for being a pricey place to live, but it's far from the most expensive city in the world.

Standoff leader's widow carries on mission

FILE - This Saturday, March 5, 2016, file photo, Jeanette Finicum speaks with reporters during a rally at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Finicum, the widow of an Arizona rancher LaVoy Finicum killed by FBI agents in a Jan. 26, 2016, traffic stop in central Oregon, is planning to hold a meeting in John Day, Ore., Jan. 28, 2017, with their children, in an effort to continue with his mission. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)Jeannette Finicum, whose husband led an armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge and later was killed by police, is speaking out.

SCOTUS to hear case on offensive trademarks

The Supreme Court from the Capitol Dome. (AP)Justices will consider whether a law barring disparaging trademarks violates free-speech rights.

Why Melania's inaugural gown color matters

Melania Trump (Getty Images)From Pat Nixon's yellow dress to Michelle Obama's white off-the-shoulder look, symbolism can often be found.

Major powers' warning to Trump on Middle East

French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault, left, and his Saudi counterpart Adel Al-Jubeir at the Mideast peace conference in Paris. (Thomas Samson/Pool Photo via AP)More than 70 diplomats meeting in Paris advocate a two-state solution between the Palestinians and Israelis.

Deal may have kept life-saving drug off market

From left, former Valeant CEO Michael Pearson, former CFO Howard Schiller, and Pershing Square Capital Management CEO Bill Ackman. (Jonathan Ernset/Reuters)With Donald Trump’s threats to rein in drug pricing, what would he make of the Syprine situation?

When mental illness leads to violence

Esteban Santiago as he is transported to the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Jan. 9. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)The history of a shooting suspect highlights the complicated issues police face when assessing disturbed individuals.

More freezing rain hits central U.S.

A Missouri Department of Transportation salt truck spreads ice melt on Interstate 55. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)A third wave of sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that fell short of dire forecasts.

Trump aides deny summit with Putin planned

President-elect Donald Trump on Jan. 11. (Seth Wenig/AP)One describes as "fantasy" a Sunday Times of London report that such a meeting is being arranged.

Astros pitcher slams Donald Trump for tweets

Collin McHugh (AP)Collin McHugh called out the president-elect following his tweets ripping civil rights icon John Lewis.

Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years

Ringling Bros. circus to close (Getty Images)The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has performed for millions of fans during its reign as one of the world's biggest big tops.

AG Lynch: U.S. must hold cops accountable

Loretta Lynch (Getty Images)Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch defends the Justice Department's intervention in cases of alleged police abuse.

SCOTUS to hear case over detention of Muslims

Former detainee Ahmer Abbasi. (AP)The court will hear an appeal of a lawsuit related to Muslims detained in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

Anti-Trump, pro-immigrant protests across U.S.

Immigrant rights advocates demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump's immigration policies, during a rally at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)Crowds gather in Washington, Chicago, and elsewhere to register displeasure with the president-elect's plans.

Civil rights marchers vow to fight Trump

Civil rights advocates march in Washington. (AP)About 2,000 mostly black protesters rally in Washington to defend hard-won gains in voting rights and criminal justice.

What is Davos anyway?

What is Davos anyway? (Reuters)The usually sleepy ski town some 5,000 feet up in the Swiss Alps will be hosting quite a big meeting.

Seething House Dems press FBI over Russia

James Comey (Getty Images)FBI Director James Comey won't say whether there is a probe of alleged contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

D.C. Guard commander out mid-inauguration

Trump Inauguration: D.C. National Guard Commander To Be Removed From Post In Middle Of EventMaj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz will be removed at the precise moment Donald Trump becomes president.

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion. (Reuters)The Falcon is the first rocket to take off since a fiery launchpad explosion in September.

Chicago pledges to improve after police report

Chicago police line up on Michigan Avenue. (Max Herman/NurPhoto/Getty Images)City officials say the police department will be revamped following a scathing federal report on excessive force.

Tamir Rice's mother upset over police probe

Samaria Rice, center, at a protest. (Getty Images)Samaria Rice is disappointed that a Cleveland cop will again avoid charges in the fatal shooting of her 12-year-old son.