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Hillary Clinton urges action to achieve women's equality

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hillary Clinton, a likely U.S. presidential candidate, is urging the world to take action and address "the great unfinished business of the 21st century" — the achievement of equality for women that 189 nations called for at a groundbreaking U.N. conference 20 years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Fraternity member: Racist chant was 'horrible mistake'

DALLAS (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member who was shown in a video chanting a racial slur has issued an apology, as have the parents of a second student.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Clinton on emails: I should have used government account

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting a growing political furor, Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday it was a mistake to exclusively use private email as secretary of state, but she defiantly rejected accusations that she created a security risk or violated the law. She also defended getting rid of tens of thousands of personal emails.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Ferguson city manager out after Justice Department report

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday evening unanimously approved a resolution to part ways with City Manager John Shaw following a scathing Justice Department report that alleged racial bias in the city police department and court system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Nemtsov suspect tortured, forced to confess, activist says

MOSCOW (AP) — The main suspect in Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's killing has signs of torture on his body and was forced to confess to the shooting, a human rights activist said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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US military hopes to learn from victim of chimp attack

BOSTON (AP) — Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist video

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's president expelled two students Tuesday after he said they were identified as leaders of a racist chant captured on video during a fraternity event.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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As race for UN chief begins, new campaigns demand a woman

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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